Using Cynefin to tailor your strategy

with Kim Ballestrin
Manager Principal Consultant, Elabor8
Learn how to use approaches based on the Cynefin Framework to manage complexity and ambiguity in your work and strategy.

There are plenty of tools, approaches and processes for the development and execution of strategy - and many arguments about which ones are the best. Surprisingly, all of them are good when applied in the appropriate context. In this workshop we will use approaches based on the Cynefin Framework (a Sensemaking framework) to understand the levels of certainty and ambiguity in systems and parts of systems. If you need to tackle questions such as which projects should use waterfall or Agile approaches, or you have a sense that one way is not the best way for everything, then this workshop will equip you with tools to surface and resolve the differing points of view.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • An overview of the Cynefin Framework
  • A way to understand the levels of complexity and ambiguity in the sub-components of our work
  • A complex facilitation technique to surface and resolve multiple points of view.

Learn about Kim Ballestrin here »

Half-day workshop:
9:00am to 12:30pm

Fri 3 December 2021

Matthew Hodgson
Mia Horrigan

Executive Leadership in the Agile Enterprise

with Matthew Hodgson & Mia Horrigan
Zen Ex Machina - Sponsored workshop
Managers play a critical role in the Agile enterprise. But as teams and programs move to being self-managing, what exactly is a leader's job? How do you leverage management to create organisational resilience and performance?

In this hands-on workshop, go beyond Agile and delve into how to create, scale, and sustain enhanced enterprise outcomes at all levels with Agile product management. We'll examine what it takes to evolve to value stream operating models, product management roles, and Agile KPIs.

You'll learn:

  • The latest Agile leadership techniques needed to manage a continuous learning culture
  • The role of the Executive Action Team in Agile portfolios
  • Managing the move from projects to Agile product management and value streams operating models
  • Value stream and team design
  • Defining products over projects
  • Product management governance and roles
  • Elevating product value streams to the portfolio
  • Prioritising strategic and tactical initiatives using value-based metrics and reporting
  • Implementing Lean-Agile portfolio management
  • Reporting on Agile growth and outcomes with predictive analytics.

Recommended workshop pre-requisites:

  • Practical experience with Agile
  • Working knowledge of Scrum roles and responsibilities.

This workshop is kindly sponsored by Zen Ex Machina.

Learn about Matthew Hodgson here »
Learn about Mia Horrigan here »

Full-day workshop:
9:00am – 5:00pm

Fri 3 December 2021

Earlybird ticket (until 30 April 2021): Half-day workshops: $400 | Full-day workshops: $700
Standard ticket (after 30 April 2021): Half-day workshops: $500 | Full-day workshops: $850
Groups of five or more delegates from the same company receive a 10% discount.

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