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Mary Provinciatto

Engagement Lead for Red Hat Open Innovation Labs 

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WHO Built This: Building high performing distributed teams.



We tell the story of how Red Hat Open Innovation Labs and the WHO built a high performing, distributed team whilst creating a Learning Platform during the height of a pandemic. 


Originally planned to be in-person face-to-face, the pandemic forced a "Remote First" first approach, utilising Team APIs, visualisation of work, and other practices from the Open Practice Library. 


This is a story about how a culture of experimentation equipped the team to tackle any problem without a fear of failure.


Mary is passionate about Lean & Agile.


As an Engagement Lead at the Open Innovation Labs, she helps customers to overcome business and technical challenges through digital and agile transformation.


Mary is co-author of the book "Sprint a Sprint - Erros e acertos na transformação cultural de um time ágil".


She has solid experience in forming and leading teams and 14+ years in the IT industry, solving complex problems and delivering business value through software while applying lean and agile principles.

Mik Kersten
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