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DECEMBER 30, 2019

Journey vs. Transformation. Is it painful? Is there an end?

Aspects of a Transformation

  1. Pain or Hard work

  2. Building Trust

  3. Transparency

  4. Empowered

  5. Courage

"People want to go to work and build something that they're proud of"

Jeff mentioned Turn the ship around.

“The letters after your name, the amount of certifications you have does not matter. the number of books you've read doesn't matter... What matters is your behavior.” The ultimate measure of a transformation is the modeled behavior.

More on different hiring practices. How Josh has changed his view and what he looks for when bringing someone into the team.

Using language to help measure a culture. Me and I vs. We and Us. Would this be a good indicator? Installing transformation or installing a journey. Becoming a Copying organization instead of a learning organization.

Amplify the values.

Scrum Values:

  • Courage

  • Commitment

  • Openness

  • Focus

  • Respect

Agile Values:

  • Individuals and Interactions over Process and Tools

  • Working Software over Extensive Documentation

  • Customer Collaboration over Contract Negotiation

  • Responding to Change over Following a plan

Did we mess up by putting so much focus on the teams? Changing the teams is the easy part, it's changing the leadership mindset that is the hard part. Think about changing the leadership and the change in teams as a side affect.

Scrum Product Ownership - Navigating the forest and the trees.

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