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Blame it on Culture - Deepak gururaja

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AGILE GURUGRAM 2017 | Day 2 | Talk | 15:00 - 15:30

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Blame it on Culture - Deepak gururaja

  1. 1. www.agilegurugram.com Blame it on culture Deepak Gururaja Sr. Agile Consultant @ SolutionsIQ
  2. 2. www.agilegurugram.com Culture
  3. 3. www.agilegurugram.com Culture – What and Why? • What really is culture ? • It’s a set of beliefs, values, assumptions that dictate how people respond to situations • It is in the foreground of every act, thought or state • Why is it important to understand culture • Every act is driven by culture • Every behaviour is governed by the culture of the organization • Make or break of the organization is largely dependent on culture • So, now you see the link between Agile transformation and Culture?
  4. 4. www.agilegurugram.com How has culture been affecting Agility
  5. 5. www.agilegurugram.com How can I understand the culture of an organization
  6. 6. www.agilegurugram.com Schneider Culture survey • Dimensions • Reality v/s Possibility oriented • People V/s Organization Oriented • Cultures • Collaboration • Control • Cultivation • Competence
  7. 7. www.agilegurugram.com Cultivation • People Oriented + Possibility Oriented • What are some of its attributes • Where is it best suited • What are some of the Pros • What are some of the Cons
  8. 8. www.agilegurugram.com Competence • Company Oriented + Possibility Oriented • What are some of its attributes • Where is it best suited • What are some of the Pros • What are some of the Cons
  9. 9. www.agilegurugram.com Control • Company Oriented + Reality Oriented • What are some of its attributes • Where is it best suited • What are some of the Pros • What are some of the Cons
  10. 10. www.agilegurugram.com Collaboration • Company Oriented + Reality Oriented • What are some of its attributes • Where is it best suited • What are some of the Pros • What are some of the Cons
  11. 11. www.agilegurugram.com Before moving ahead • Is one culture better than the other
  12. 12. www.agilegurugram.com Collaboration • Because, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts • This culture is best suited for Agile practices to flourish
  13. 13. www.agilegurugram.com Where does culture lie? Culture of the organization lies here
  14. 14. www.agilegurugram.com What most of us are doing today • Scrum • Kanban • XP • All work above water  What works here then?
  15. 15. www.agilegurugram.com Ask different questions • How is it going v/s what did you do today • What is our cycle time v/s what is the quickest we can get things done?
  16. 16. www.agilegurugram.com Back to the basics • The Agile values and principles
  17. 17. www.agilegurugram.com What can we do to transform the culture • Build sustenance practices • Manager as a Coach • A non-hero team • Communities of Practices • Actively do nothing leaders • Leaders become enablers • Measuring the right things
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