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Wednesday, August 5 • 10:45 - 12:00
Using a Design thinking process to approach a shift to Agile culture (Angel Diaz-Maroto Alvarez)

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Abstract:
Abstract:
Design Thinking refers to the methods and processes to investigate
complex problems in highly uncertain systems. This workshop is about
how to use this iterative process of observation, ideation and
implementation to better understand organisation's culture and create
reasons for people in the organisation to embrace Agile.
Summary:
This workshop is about how to use a design thinking process an
techniques to better understand organisation's culture and minimize
resistance to change in the creation of an Agile culture. The strategy
is to combine empathy for the context, creativity in the generation of
insights and solutions, and rationality to analyze and fit solutions
to the context. This solutions are aimed to create reasons for people
in the organisation to embrace Agile.
Description:
Design Thinking refers to the methods and processes to investigate
complex problems in highly uncertain systems, acquiring information,
analysing knowledge, and positing solutions. This workshop is about
the usage of this process to better understand organisation's culture
and minimise resistance to change in the creation of an Agile culture.
The strategy is to combine empathy for the context, creativity in the
generation of insights and solutions, and rationality to analyse and
fit solutions to the context. This solutions are aimed to create
reasons for people in the organisation to embrace Agile.
This iterative process of observation, ideation and implementation can
be integrated within your retrospectives and also applied outside IT
to create a continuous improvement engine for organisational culture
in organisations.
Mechanics:
10-15 minutes introduction
15-20 minutes for inspiration/observation techniques
(probably customer modelling & empathy map)
15-20 minutes for ideation techniques
(probably think in reverse & ideal world)
15-20 minutes for implementation techniques
(probably business model canvas & elevator pitch)
5-15 minutes closure

Learning Outcomes:
  • Deeper understanding of cultural change in organisations
  • Design thinking process
  • Design thinking inspiration/observation techniques
  • Design thinking ideation techniques
  • Design thinking implementation techniques



Speakers
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Angel Diaz-Maroto Alvarez

Agile Coach, Agilar
Angel is a very energetic CEC (Certified Enterprise Coach by the Scrum Alliance) who truly enjoy challenges. Making Agile work in complex environments is his specialty and passion. Currently he’s part of Agilar, one of the leading Agile coaching firms in Europe and Latin America. As a trainer, coach, and mentor, he supported several multinational organizations in their Agile journeys. | During his 17+ years of experience in IT Angel has... Read More →



Wednesday August 5, 2015 10:45 - 12:00
Potomac 1/2/3

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