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DevOps Essentials Webinar: Leadership in DevOps – The Differentiating Capability for Creating Self-Organizing Teams

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Date 22 March 2018 (2:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
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PriceFree
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Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders

In becoming an Agile and DevOps organization, it is broadly recognized that autonomous teams shape the fundamentals of true business agility. Therefore, a great deal of focus is given to fostering team maturity by measuring the subsequent aspects of Agile and DevOps within the teams. There is one key element often overlooked: Leadership.

The roles for management have changed fundamentally, but they are still essential to guiding the enterprise towards the holy grail: A better, faster, and cheaper response to changing circumstances than your competitors. Therefore, leadership is the differentiator for organizations to effectively organize, and improve the delivery of customer value on a sound economic basis.

As Sumantra Ghosal would say, the challenge is to create the right ‘smell of the place’.

Agenda for this 30-minute Webinar

  • The management paradigm shift for Agile and DevOps organizations
  • Management creating followers (compliance) Vs. A team of collaborating leadership (leaders creating more leaders)
  • Focus on hierarchy (traditional) Vs. Focus to foster self steering, autonomous teams
  • How management can facilitate the shift from a hierarchal managed organization to a self-managed, self-organized, and self-steering organization

About the Presenter

Hans Smorenburg is a Principal Consultant at Quint Wellington Redwood. He brings extensive experience in the areas of  Agile, DevOps and Lean IT. His life’s work is his involvement with transformational projects to help organizations become more agile.