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Thursday, August 9 • 15:45 - 17:00
Take the Red Pill and the Blue Pill - delivering policy with Agility (Mia Horrigan, Matthew Hodgson)

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Abstract:
How do you deliver a big policy outcome that normally take 6 months when you only have weeks?
An early election was called and we faced having to develop two sets of a comprehensive policy documents -- the red book (left-wing) and the blue book (right-wing) -- to brief an incoming government in 8 weeks. We were caught by surprise, the normal lead time were gone, and news about policy commitments came faster from TV and social media than traditional internal sources. This was a non software team in the business area who hadn't done Agile before however we felt given the time frames, it was the best way to approach for such a high profile project.
Come and learn about and application of Lean Kanban and how we delivered the outcome through:
  • gaining active and early engagement with the executives
  • team design in non-software environment
  • limiting waste and duplication
  • visualising flow and transparency of work in progress

Learning Outcomes:
  • - Use of Agile techniques in a Non ICT policy setting
  • - How to egage executives to adopt a "leaders first" mindset to allow leaders to truly drive the change and develop a culture for high performance
  • - Understanding of Lean/Kanban approach for non software teams to focus on delivery and optimising flow of work to deliver within a short timeframe


Speakers
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Matthew Hodgson

Lead Partner for Enterprise Agile Transformation, Zen Ex Machina
Matthew has been using psychology to further ICT cultural change goals for 20 years. He is a contributing author to the books 'The Emergence of the Relationship Economy' and 'The Psychology of Aid' and continues to publish in international journals in the fields of psychology on the... Read More →
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Mia Horrigan

CEO and VP Product Management and Advisory Services, Zen Ex Machina
Mia is an experienced Enterprise Agile Coach and Senior Program Manager with over 15 years senior executive experience leading and implementing ICT programs and projects including digital transformations, from planning through to development and implementation. Mia’s experience... Read More →


Thursday August 9, 2018 15:45 - 17:00
Marriott Salon 6