Cultural transformation

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Looking back and generalizing the historical experience of political and cultural transformation of societies, we we might understand what our organizations is missing for having high-end communication and collaboration models. In my talk I'm about to share such things as working culture and organizational values. Will share my experience how to test and to organize a purposeful work with communication and collaboration models.

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  • 1. Cultural transformation Apply historical experience

2. Why do we need this ? 1900 A.D. 1400 A.D. 400 A.D.??? Human progress would be impossible if the cultural values and principles were not transformed in time 3. Culture development From primitive forms to more sophisticated Modern EuropeCulture of social responsibility; collaboration, personal developmentMedieval EuropeCulture of accountability; cooperationRoman EmpireCulture of power, authority; obedience 4. Modern cultural landscape IT Company in SwedenBusiness corporation in UKCollaboration, innovation, personal developmentAccountability; cooperationReligious sect in France Power, authority; obedience 5. Historical casescholasticism Moral and ethicalaccountability to Church Strict religious standards Scholastic science Command & control leadershiprenaissance humanism Individual responsibilitybefore God Freedom of conscience Practical studies Coaching leadership 6. Test your social culture Challenge what is allowedChallenge social normsBring new ideas 7. Legacy values Accountable workers Accountability grey zones AccountabilityAccountabilityAccountability This is not my responsibility culture Im not paid to do this mindset Key people manages grey zones I was not asked to do this reflection 8. The next level of values Socially responsible people Know, understand and use the laws, rights and game rules Invest into personal developmentInstitutional leadership 9. Next level of values Organizational agility in IT Individuals communicate to someone who can help Software is always working Collaboration friendly contracts To cope with changes disciplined 10. Example of Agile success criteria Individuals and interactions over processes and tools How do I know it is working ?Communication is quick and efficient Development teams allowed to customize game rules Individuals are taking personal ownership of the project 11. How to get there ? Transformation strategy workshops Agile leaders and subject championsPersonal commitment 12. Transformation strategy workshop Futurespectives 13. Transformation strategy workshop Strategy map Action Factors for achievingAnother ActionAnother ActionBACKLOGRequired skillsStrategic GoalSystem LimitationsAction Tactical goalsActionAction 14. Transformation strategy workshop User story mapping VisionOutcomesTasks 15. Subject champions Select a backlog task you want to champion How to develop technical skills ? I was amazed how many new practical things I can learn about subject !!! One hour a day is my commitment 16. Crowd polls and sociology Health check technique 17. Cultural transformations on different levelsTeam level Culture to get things done Culture to honestly share all the issues and impediments Culture to work one task at a time Culture of teamworkOrganizational level Culture to reduce wastes and focus on speed of value delivery Culture to serve teams and respect and trust people Culture to optimize the whole system 18. Responsibility process How individuals are reacting on problems ? The most resourceful mind stateMind state transitionThe most passive mind state 19. Negative effects works for better ConservatismPoliticsUnforeseen circumstances 20. Bottom-line Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Cultural transformation ?Communication still ambiguous and time-consuming People still rely on processes instead of finding the best ways to create good products. Individuals still believe in the magic of tools