Defining Agile as an Organisational Capability
In workshops I’ve run over the last year, I’ve learned that agile, as a word, can mean different things to project and change people, at times also confusing them.
Defining agile as a capability demystifies the word and helps us understand what it actually means for organisations, teams and individuals. Agility, or agile, is not a methodology; it’s a mindset, along with set of behaviours and practices.
To be agile is a mindset and a skill set.
For an organisation to become agile, it needs people who are agile in their thinking, their actions and in their practices.
It’s time to make sense of what agile/Agile really means, and identify what change leaders and practitioners can do to create and support an agile environment. This talk will provide a snapshot of what this means.
Outline/Structure of the Talk
1. Introduction to the model, the definition of the capability and why it's needed - 3 minutes
2. Agile mindset - 5 minutes
3. Agile behaviours - 5 minutes
4. Agile practices - 4 minutes
5. Wrap up - so what, now what? How would you make the change stick? 3 minutes
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
- define agile as a capability
- identify the characteristics of an agile mindset
- identify collaborative practices and new ways of working, that are aligned behaviours
Leaders, practitioners in org development, human resources & change management, project managers/scrum masters
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