Organizational Agility: It's Not a Sprint, It's a Marathon

Your organization has "gone Agile." Now what? Whether you are at the beginning or in the middle of transforming your organization, sustainability should be a top priority. You may have some teams working in an agile way, but are they contributing maximum value to the organization? Are benefits translating to an organizational level? Are those benefits sustainable?

This workshop explores the foundation that needs to be established for organizational agility to be sustained over time. You will interact in exercises as small groups discussing the information presented and their own experiences. Groups will identify team-level and organizational-level actions to address some of the complexities of achieving and sustaining organizational agility. As part of the exercises, groups will capture their ideas and share with the larger audience.

We will cover the following:
• What does sustainability really mean
• Why sustainable teams are the key to achieving organizational agility
• How to enable and mature teams to maximize value to the organization
• Things to consider to enable and sustain Agile culture change at the organizational level

You will walk away from this workshop with actionable ideas for enabling sustainable teams, which is the first step towards enabling agility at an organizational level.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

10 mins - Quick intro exercise to get people thinking, then level-set the audience on the terms sustainability and organizational agility

20 mins - Sustainable teams are the key to achieving organizational agility - Team activity focusing on the benefits of sustainable teams, then create the case for how sustainable teams maximize value for the organization

10 mins - Benefits we expect as an agile organization (reduced costs, high revenue, increased adaptability), relate these back to the benefits of sustainable teams

15 mins - Sustaining agile culture change at the organizational level; key considerations

20 mins - Group activity on how to enable and sustain organizational agility (each group will be given a specific category based on what was just presented and asked to identify specific actions to start doing and specific options to stop doing to enable and sustain organizational agility)

10 mins - Summary and call to action

Learning Outcome

  • Learn why sustainable teams are the key to achieving organizational agility.
  • Learn how to enable teams to maximize value to the organization.
  • Learn how to enable and sustain Agile culture change at the organizational level.

Target Audience

Experienced practitioners looking to enable sustainable teams in their organization

schedule Submitted 1 year ago

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