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Easy Agile #podcast Ep.27 Inclusive leadership Enabling people and teams
Mat Lawrence, Chief Operating Officer at Easy Agile is joined by Ray Arell. Ray currently works as the Director of Agile Transformations at Dell Technologies, is the host of the ACN Podcast, and the President Of The Board Of Directors for the nonprofit Forest Grove Foundation Inc. Ray is passionate about collaborative and inclusive leadership, and loves to inspire and motivate others to achieve their full potential. This is exactly what Mat and Ray dive into in this episode. Ray and Mat explore the concepts such as inclusive and situational leadership and the connection to agile ways of working, empowering the organisational brain, and fostering authenticity within teams. This is a fantastic episode for aspiring, emerging and existing leaders! Lots of great tips and advice to share with colleagues and friends and understand the ways we can be empowering and enabling one another. We hope you enjoy the episode!
HUSTEF 2022: Ray Arell - You are not Spotify, and you don’t want to be
Scaled Agile Frameworks are becoming increasingly popular over the last few years. What is not to like? Follow this model and become a company like Spotify! Instead, teams run into morale issues, value delivery, and product innovation, leaving people wondering what went wrong. Well, that’s because your company is not Spotify, and trying to emulate or copy their methods will not yield the same results. In this keynote, we will explore what value these frameworks actually have to your teams and ways to avoid the trap of becoming a framework junkie. .. Biography Ray Arell is a collaborative and inclusive leader who loves to inspire and motivate others to achieve their full potential. Ray has 30 years of experience building and leading outstanding multinational teams in Fortune 100 companies, nonprofits, and startups. He is recognized as a leading expert in large-scale Agile adoptions, engineering practices, Lean, and complex adaptive systems.
Its transformation! But, is it though?
The word transformation has become an overused and cliché term in business today. Few companies undergo any dramatic change in such efforts, and most don't change at all. So what is going wrong? Join Ray Arell as we explore the flaws in the current approach to transformation efforts. Then together, we will examine ways to rebalance those efforts to more force on key catalysts that enable your teams and business to evolve continuously - helping your company prosper and grow.
Introduction to Personal Agility with Kanban Journaling
One of the biggest inhibitors to personal agility is having too much work in progress and no system to help visualize and manage your work. This ultimately inhibits you from entering what Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi calls flow—a happy state of concentration or complete absorption with the activity at hand. In this talk, Ray Arell examines the concepts around flow and Kanban and how these can be applied to journaling. We will also explore examples of how to set up your journal with this method and how to use this system to manage your day more effectively to promote flow.
Accelerating from Opportunities to High Value Solutions (with slides)
Innovation programs within companies have fallen into the trap of chronic misuse of the word, to the point most programs are shoehorned into traditional project management frameworks that focus more on the word than addressing the needs of the innovator.
Dealing with unknowns talk at Agile Testing Days 2018
Nothing rattles a company more than having unknowns, but this is mostly because we lack the situational processes and frameworks that enable us to maneuver effectively in uncertainty and complexity. Ultimately hurting our ability to deliver high customer value. In this talk, Ray Arell will outline the ways that you can effectively identify unknowns and use proven methods to gain knowledge quickly. This will include helping to identify the right decision-making context with Cynefin and other complexity methods. Plus, ways to establish experiments that can exploit novel and emergent behaviors to amplify you to high knowledge faster.
Expert-based Culture vs. Agile Culture | #AgileTalks by SoftwareDevTools
#AgileTalks is a space on everything Agile created by SoftwareDevTools. Visit us at https://softwaredevtools.com/ On this chapter, we talk to Ray Arell (https://twitter.com/elmoray), founder at nuAgility and Corporate Outreach & Business Development at Agile Alliance. Hosted by Luis Ortiz (https://twitter.com/luiserortiz), Growth + Community at Nearsoft.
Dealing with Unknowns by Ray Arell #AgileIndia2019
Nothing rattles a company more than having unknowns, but this is mostly because we lack the situational processes and frameworks that enable us to maneuver effectively in uncertainty and complexity. This ultimately hurts our ability to deliver high customer value. In this talk, Ray Arell will outline the ways that you can effectively identify unknowns and use proven methods to gain knowledge quickly. This will include helping to identify the right decision-making context with Cynefin and other complexity methods. He will also discuss ways to establish experiments that can exploit novel and emergent behaviors to amplify you to high knowledge faster. More details: https://confengine.com/agile-india-2019/proposal/9646/dealing-with-unknowns Conference Website: https://2019.agileindia.org
Moving to an Agile Testing Environment: What Went Right, What Went Wrong | Ray Arell | STARWEST
Ray Arell read an agile project management book on a long flight to India, and, like all good reactionary development managers, he was sold. http://starwest.techwell.com But the agile/Scrum adoption was not without strain on development, test, and other QA practices. Join Ray on a retrospective of what went right and, more importantly, what went wrong. If agile is in your future, come discover what you're in for, traps to avoid, and how to be successful. If you're not ready for agile, you'll learn some new approaches that can be applied to traditional processes.
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