You Can Be More Agile Based on Data!
Learn about the strengths & weaknesses of your organization's journey toward company-wide agility that will guide your next actions. Gain a holistic perspective of (your company’s) organizational agility by using an assessment that is based on many years of experience and groundbreaking scientific theory. Embracing a data-driven approach to company-wide agility doesn’t mean you’ll have all the answers - but you’ll be able to ask better questions.
Data is incredibly useful and important - but it is not enough by itself. It needs people with effective facilitation skills, understanding and context-awareness in order to be actionable. This is especially important today when remote work settings create additional barriers to communication and understanding.
THIS CLASS IS FOR YOU IF YOU ARE:
- Coach, Consultant
- Manager, Leader
- Member of a transformation team
- Member of a organizational development group
- Change Agent
- You will be able to answer the question: “As a company, how Agile are we actually?”
- You will learn how to plan your company's next steps based on data.
John Buck is President of GovernanceAlive LLC, an international training and consulting organization headquartered Washington, DC, USA. The firm also offers mediation and meeting facilitation services. John has taught many training workshops on sociocracy and led many implementation projects for a variety of organizations, more recently expanding to include BOSSA nova. He serves on the boards of various other organizations. His research and development is ongoing. For example, he is working with Fujitsu’s advanced software lab to develop Weaver, software that helps meetings go better – in-person, online, and asynchronous.
John Buck has extensive management experience with government and corporations, including managing large information technology projects. His clients span the globe and include plastics manufacturers, schools, colleges and universities, long-term care facilities, co-housing groups, NGOs, food producers, and software companies. He holds an MA in Quantitative Sociology from The George Washington University.
Jutta Eckstein works as an independent coach, consultant, and trainer. She has helped many teams and organizations worldwide to make an Agile transition. She has a unique experience in applying Agile processes within medium-sized to large distributed mission-critical projects. Jutta has recently pair-written with John Buck a book entitled Company-wide Agility with Beyond Budgeting, Open Space & Sociocracy (dubbed BOSSA nova). Besides that, she has published her experience in her books Agile Software Development in the Large, Agile Software Development with Distributed Teams, Retrospectives for Organizational Change, and together with Johanna Rothman Diving for Hidden Treasures: Uncovering the Cost of Delay in your Project Portfolio.
Jutta is a member of the Agile Alliance (having served the board of directors from 2003-2007) and a member of the program committee of many different American, Asian, and European conferences, where she has also presented her work. She holds a M.A. in Business Coaching & Change Management, a Dipl. Eng. (MSc.) in Product-Engineering, a B.A. in Education, and is trained as a pollution control commissioner on ecological environmentalism.