Making Agile work for your Organizations | Balesh Raghurajan | #TGV246
“…the agile movement in software is part of a larger movement towards more humane and dynamic workplaces in the 21st century.”
Tune into #TGV246 to get clarity on the above topic. Here are the timestamp-based pointers from Balesh Raghurajan’s conversation with Naveen Samala
0:00:00 INTRODUCTION AND CONTEXT SETTING
0:02:30 Balesh PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY AND THE TOP 3 THINGS THAT HELPED IN His SUCCESS
0:07:15 How to make Agile work?
0:11:45 How to transform life by following our hearts?
0:15:20 Gone are the days where you don’t have to code after reaching a manager position…from that perspective, what is the role of a manager in an Agile team
0:20:50 How not to manage Agile teams?
0:24:30 Irrespective of how well we create RACI matrices in our organizations, still there is some element of the blame game that comes into the picture. How do we deal with the ownership aspect in a structured way?
0:27:30 About his company - Effilor - what do they do and how are they helping clients?
0:30:00 Toughest lessons learned as an entrepreneur
0:33:00 WITTY ANSWERS TO THE RAPID-FIRE QUESTIONS
0:39:00 ONE PIECE OF ADVICE TO THOSE ASPIRING TO MAKE BIG IN THEIR CAREERS
0:43:00 TRIVIA ABOUT Dynamic System Development Method (DSDM)
ABOUT THE GUEST(In his words):
I help transform how people work and how leaders lead. Since the pandemic, I've helped various organizations and leaders with org design, KPIs, building a solution mindset, creating a culture of agility, streamlining product development, inculcating curiosity, transforming leaders to manage remote/hybrid teams, reframing roles & designations, and much more.
I'm also a certified Blue Ocean Strategy Consultant and Semco Style Consultant. Hofstede's book on cultural dimensions is my "operating manual" 📓📚
My hobbies: Fusion food experiments in the kitchen, non-fiction books, and occasional running
I'm on the advisory committee of an NGO (Gnanadharshan Seva Foundation) that works for the benefit of visually challenged women
✔WHAT I do: Making agile principles work for IT and Business, Building Curios Leaders and Teams, Transforming Leaders (Strategic Leadership, Authentic Leadership, Innovative Leadership), Enhancing Solution Mindset, Reimagining organization,s and teams.
⭐WHO I help: CxOs of mid-sized Tech oriented organizations. BU Heads of large organizations, Sales Heads, CHRO, and L&D Heads.
❓HOW I do it: Rather than a prescriptive recipe, I will "invite" you to expand your thoughts and welcome new ways of working. Structured, measurable execution plans that take only 10%-15% time from the CxOs or Head of Dept.
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CONNECT WITH THE FOUNDERS ON LINKEDIN:
Naveen Samala: https://www.linkedin.com/in/naveensamala
Sudhakar Nagandla: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nvsudhakar
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