Stop hunting for Unicorns… mount a horn on a Thoroughbred | Building Engineering Culture through Immersive Learning

Description:

As ATB continues its Digital transformation, the skills we need to achieve our goals become harder and harder to find. Instead of searching further and further away for scarcer and scarcer skills how can we build the skills and culture that we need internally?

The Digital Strategy team at ATB focuses heavily on this question and our first major initiative related to this was hosting an internal Hackday that created an immersive learning experience for team members while contributing towards our engineering culture. Learn from our experience planning a Hackday from scratch and discover how impactful immersive learning can be.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Experience Report

  • Who am I, What is ATB Financial and what does the Digital Strategy Team do?
  • How can we develop the skills we need in-house
  • What is immersive learning?
  • Why host a Hackday?
  • Planning a Hackday
  • Hackday Outcomes
  • Maintaining Momentum
  • What’s Next for ATB Digital?

Learning Outcome

Learn about ATB Digital and our mission to build the skills & culture we need to achieve our strategic objectives. Additionally, hear about what it takes to plan and execute an internal Hackday.

Target Audience

Product Owners, Product Managers, Business Analysts, ScrumMasters, Developers, QA, People Managers, Agile Coaches

Prerequisites for Attendees

I would encourage the audience to take time to think about what skills are most valuable in their workplace and how their organization goes about finding those skills. If the answer is searching for the best talent rather than developing that talent internally; what are the challenges associated with this strategy and is it as effective as it could be?

Often times acquiring talent is surprisingly costly and time consuming which may be working against your organizations achievement of strategic objectives.

schedule Submitted 3 months ago

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