A critical ingredient for your organization's success: aligned autonomy!

Alignment to a shared vision is necessary to achieve the outcomes you desire in your business. On top of this, engaged autonomous teams must be able to execute. In a scaled agile organization, this is crucial for success. In this interactive talk, I help you understand this in more detail and we walk through some fun exercises and discussions to learn how to create alignment across teams at multiple levels in your organization using OKRs.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Talk

0 - 5M Intro - introduce myself and the agenda

6 - 15M Background and Context: Provide definition with examples of organizations with aligned autonomy. Contrast this with a misaligned organization. Cover the benefits of aligned autonomy within and organization and why it is critical for a scaled agile organization.

16 - 20M Teach the participants to detect dysfunctions caused by misalignment at various levels in the organization.

21 - 30M Teach participants how OKRs can be an awesome tool for creating and maintaining aligned autonomy for teams at multiple levels in your organization.

31-40M Conduct an alignment exercise and demonstrate how it can be used at each level in your organization: leadership, program and delivery team.

41-50M Have an interactive discussion to teach teams how to maintain alignment.

51-60M Debrief and closeout

Learning Outcome

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

Explain why aligned autonomy is a key success factor for your organization

Identify alignment and misalignment within an organization

Create alignment by using Objectives and Key Results

Maintain alignment using a review tool and process

Target Audience

Leaders, managers, influencers, product managers, product owners

Prerequisites for Attendees

Think about your organizations' top business outcome.

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  • Christen McLemore
    By Christen McLemore  ~  4 months ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • Topic of alignment is a important to understand and sharing how to maintain it is valuable
    • good breakdown of agenda and timing

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • The learning outcomes seem redundant. Take another pass and focus on what people will DO or what they will have learned after your talk
    • Adam Ulery
      By Adam Ulery  ~  4 months ago
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      Thanks for taking the time to give me feedback!


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