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Thursday, August 6 • 10:45 - 12:00
Amplify Learning in Your Orgnaization (Matt Barcomb)

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Abstract:
Learning organizations sound great to just about everyone. But how do you actually “create” them? Attempting to promote learning in many organizations can seem daunting at best and impossible at worst…especially if you don't feel particularly empowered to do so.
In this session, Matt will focus on what you can do. First, he discusses what a learning organization is and why they are important for the future of many companies. Next, he'll share approaches and techniques for growing learning environments; covering everything from being and individual contributor on a product development team, to senior leaders who'd like to start organizational programs. Finally, he will end by reviewing challenges and pitfalls to be aware of as you begin to amplify learning in your organization.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Intro to learning organizations and environments
  • - What is a learning organization & why it is important
  • - Concepts for creating a learning environment
  • - How to model learning behavior
  • Techniques for amplifying learning
  • - Finding the time for learning
  • - How to build learning into any task
  • - Learning with your dev team’s daily work
  • - Approaching product Development as learning
  • - Organizational programs to encourage learning



Speakers
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Matt Barcomb

VP Org Design Services, LeanDog
Matt (@mattbarcomb) is a product development specialist with a penchant for organization design. He works with companies to turn software development into a core competency by integrating product development activities with business practices. Matt takes a pragmatic, systems approach to improvement, working with stakeholders throughout medium and large organizations. He has experience working with product management and software delivery teams as... Read More →


Thursday August 6, 2015 10:45 - 12:00
Chesapeake 4/5/6