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Why Agile Works & How to Make Adopting Agile Easier

Jenni Jepsen talks about how to build great, functioning teams – where people are focused on delivering value faster.

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Jenni Jepsen High Performance Teams Neuroscience and Agile

  1. 1. BUILDING HIGH-PERFORMANCE TEAMS: WHY AGILE WORKS & HOW TO MAKE ADOPTING AGILE EASIER Jenni Jepsen Business of Software, 24 June 2015 @jenniindk
  2. 2. How to build high-performance teams: Create an environment that allows frequent, fast communication. Why Agile works: The principles and processes enable optimal thinking. How to make adopting Agile easier: Meet people where they are, break down the change, and support & encourage.
  3. 3. Energy Engagement Exploratio
  4. 4. Our focus on communication and collaboration in Agile ways of working is the reason Agile delivers so much value. And, the neuroscience proves it…
  5. 5. • Decision-making • Emotion control • Higher-level thought • Mental flexibility • Goal-oriented behavior Prefrontal Cortex (PFC) THINKING REGION OF THE BRAIN
  6. 6. Limbic System • Long-term memory • Old habits • Reward, pleasure • Fear • Prejudice FEELING REGION OF THE BRAIN
  7. 7. STRESS PERFORMANCE CURVE PFCPerformance Distracted Disorganized Forgetful Bored High stress High-performanceFocused Organized Responsible Levels of catecholamine release (NE and DA) Increase with arousal state
  8. 8. STRESS PERFORMANCE CURVE 11 PFCPerformance Distracted Disorganized Forgetful Bored High stress High-performanceFocused Organized Responsible Levels of catecholamine release (NE and DA) Increase with arousal state Support & encourage Push
  9. 9. TOWARD & AWAY CONTINUUM Away Toward Threat Reward Source: Amy Arnsten, Ph.D., professor of Neurobiology, Yale University Medical School
  10. 10. SCARF MODEL Source: David Rock, 2008 STATUS CERTAINTY AUTONOMY RELATEDNES S FAIRNESS
  11. 11. WHY AGILE WORKS The methodology supports optimal thinking. Dedicated, self-organizing teams Overview Just-in-time planning & Chunking down Relationships + Influence & Autonomy Certainty & Fairness Easier to manage change = = =
  12. 12. Agile? I don’t think so…
  13. 13. Our brain & change
  14. 14. Burning platforms create a sense of urgency, but it’s fight, flight or freeze.
  15. 15. You can create a ”sense of urgency,” in a POSITIVE way, by involving and engaging people in the need for and VALUE created by the change to Agile ways of working.
  16. 16. What’s the vision? WIIFM? What’s our progress?
  17. 17. Change perspectives
  18. 18. Build relationships
  19. 19. GET IN TOUCH Jenni Jepsen @jenniindk jenni@goagile.dk
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    Sep. 13, 2015

Why Agile Works & How to Make Adopting Agile Easier Jenni Jepsen talks about how to build great, functioning teams – where people are focused on delivering value faster.

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