While collaborative, open, innovative, and agile cultures are highly desired by CEOs and employees alike, they remain out of reach for most organizations. In fact, in the 2012 State of Agile survey conducted by VersionOne, 52% of the responses said that the ability to change organizational cultures is the most significant barrier to further adoption of agile practices.
Pete Behrens, well-known leadership and organizational agility coach, shares insights into how agile leadership competencies can drive culture change and agile success. You’ll learn how to:
- Identify your organization’s culture - Evaluate your organization’s agility alignment - Visualize cultural change - Leverage culture to help sustain agility and grow the business:
About the Moderator and Presenter
David Rubinstein is the editor-in-chief of SD Times. An award-winning journalist, David has more than 30 years of experience in news reporting and editing. A founding member of the SD Times team, David has spent the last 10 years in the high-tech industry. He works out of SD Times’ Long Island headquarters. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Journalism and has worked in a number of different positions on daily newspapers in Texas, upstate New York and Long Island.
Pete Behrens is a leadership and organizational agility coach with Trail Ridge Consulting who has been guiding enterprise agile transformations for more than 12 years. Through his unique "inside-out" approach to agile transformation, Pete guides organizational leaders in assessing, integrating and transforming their organizations through agile leadership maturity, cultural alignment and organizational agility. He has guided dozens of organizations through their agile journey and has been instrumental in some of the most successful agile transformations including Salesforce.com, GE Healthcare and McKinsey & Company IT. In addition to guiding client agility, Pete is leading the formation and definition of enterprise agile coaching through the formation and coaching certification of the Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Coaching (CSC) Program and the International Consortium of Agile (ICAgile) Agile Enterprise Coaching definition. Pete regularly speaks at Agile Conferences, Scrum Gatherings, client events and agile user groups.