Ways of Working: ZeroBlockers Foundation

Ways of Working: ZeroBlockers Foundation

Who is this course for?

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This course is for Product Managers, UX Researchers, Designers, and Developers who want to improve their way of working.

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This course is for technical leaders who want to achieve better business results with lower overhead and less stress.

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This course is for business leaders who see software as an enabler of business goals and want to improve ROI.

Course Description

2 days

Best practices are based on the principles of the activity and the context of the time. Once the context changes you need to re-assess your practices. The challenge is that all of our processes are interconnected so changes in one place impact others. To change process we also need to look at organisational structures, governance models, funding approaches, alignment techniques and scaling approaches. In this course, we dive into each of the core areas impacted to discover better ways of working that deliver better outcomes for companies.

What you'll learn

Why we work the way we work
Not all change is good. We need to understand why we work the way we do before we propose changes.
Why it is no longer working
We need to build products customers want. But our processes force us to build what we
How contexts have changed
Processes are the best practices based on the context of the time. But contexts change so our processes should too.
The cascading effects of change
We will look at the impacts on Process, Structure, Alignment, Funding, Planning and Governance.
The principles of modern software delivery
We will uncover 10 principles that will help us build a new way of working.
The ZeroBlockers Teams
The 5 different team types required to scale, modern, innovative and efficient software delivery.

Course Syllabus

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