Customer-obsessed and product-focused – creating a climate where product management can thrive
Enterprise level transformation within a large corporate can be difficult, but with a compelling vision, the right environment and supporting processes it is possible to bring product transformation to life . Balancing transformation with delivery through making changing the way we work become part of the work we do.
Leadership is not only about leading others but also about leading yourself. As it is important for a successful organisation to have clearly defined vision, mission and core values and to stick to them, the same should also be said for successful leadership.
Combining Agile Thinking with deep data expertise to deliver value; A data and analytics journey
Discovering, developing and making therapies of value for patients is both rewarding and incredibly hard. At GSK we are working to transform our pipeline through the development and application of advanced analytics, data science and visualisation.
This talk will touch on the language to discuss value with the business, methods to cut through bureaucracy, and strategies for incorporating Agile teams and culture into the enterprise. Most of all, this book will startle you into new ways of thinking about the cutting-edge of Agile practice and where it may lead.
Enterprise Cultural Change is HARD! Digital Transformation is pretty tricky too! A corporate ambition, strategy and direction is key but how do we also effectively engage the rest of the organisation at all levels to make it real, understandable, and inspire and excite people to be part of, drive, and embed, the change?
There is power in networks and the connections between people. Organisations where ideas can freely flow between people, are more successful, smarter and more innovative than ones where knowledge lives in silos.
A recent Forbes article quoted the depressing fact that 70% of us are unhappy at work. Yet more and more organisations are placing emphasis on the role of HR, with a higher number of CHROs sitting on boards than ever before. So what is going wrong?
Turning Theory into Action: Building High Performing Teams via Psychological Safety at GSK
Talking about Psychological Safety has become ubiquitous. You cannot attend a meeting without hearing someone refer to it. In some organisations, it's at risk of becoming weaponised - if we talk about it enough, we don't have to actually put in the hard work.
Forever employable: how to ensure your career stays as agile as your work
In this talk becoming forever employable. Jeff shares his story of how the ideas behind agility, product thinking, design thinking, lean UX can be applied to professional development and our career growth and we are building a reality where opportunities continue to find us.
Driving enterprise change: Delivering a skills transformation at pace
Smart risk taking is becoming increasingly important for effective enterprise transformation. A key component is ensuring organisations have the understanding of how to drive key decisions with data and quantitative thinking. Harnesssing the power of the data & analytics (D&A) community through agile ways of working can accelerate this change.
Somewhere between concept and context, lies confusion
Somewhere between concept and context, lies confusion. We’ll be sharing our approach to evolving Ways of Working at Nationwide, how we’re demystifying business agility for teams and our key levers for success.
Business agility is no longer a luxury. In today’s market, companies that can’t adapt quickly to changing circumstances simply won’t survive. The Covid-19 pandemic has shown how quickly the entire enterprise context can change.
Transforming a 200 year old enterprise towards fast feedback loops
In this war story I will talk about our journey and approach to transforming how our product and platform teams significantly increased flow, reduced handoffs and shortened feedback loops whilst increasing quality, security and compliance.
Once so often it makes sense to repeat the basics: Using the CAMS acronym Patrick Debois will explain how devsecops is build upon the core tenets of devops, requires the same mindset and approach and ultimately forms a consistent feedback channel for the business on overcoming yet another bottleneck: security. Coming to a mature devops organisation near you, sooner rather then later.