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unFIX Foundation – The Versatile Organization Workshop

unFIX Foundation – The Versatile Organization Workshop

Pioneers Wanted! A switch from dedicated teams to dynamic teaming

COVID-19 Emergency Info
This workshop is designed to be delivered in presence, and it will take place at Copernico Blend Tower (Piazza 4 November, 7 Milan).
Check out the full COVID-19 Emergency Info in the F.A.Q. section below.

What comes after Management 3.0, SAFe, and the Spotify Model?

Well, it’s not hard to see in which direction the world is moving: organizations that consist of networked individuals who work from anywhere, who form teams on the fly, who focus on the customer experience (CX), who aim for objectives and achieve results, and make that a whole lotta fun for themselves. Let’s unfix our organizations!

The unFIX model is a pattern library that helps you with versatile organization design. Unlike many agile scaling frameworks and self-management methods, unFIX has its focus on continuous innovation and the human experience. It facilitates gradual change, dynamic teams, and an important role to play for managers.

Target audience

Pioneers Wanted!

In this workshop led by Jurgen Appelo, author of Management 3.0 and Managing for Happiness, we are pioneers exploring important questions. We won’t have all the answers yet. But for sure, we make some crucial steps toward the future of work.

The workshop is aimed at executives, middle managers, human resources, team leaders, agile coaches, product managers, and consultants.

Topics

Warming up
Voting Options • Decision-Making Methods • Human Drives

Structure patterns
Basic Crew Types • Experience Management • Base Types • Forum Types • Team Roles • Case Studies

Process patterns
Job-to-Be-Done • Value Streams • Cadence • Feedback Loops • Dependency Breakers

Scaling patterns
Lifecycle Stages • Investment Horizons • Reteaming Options • Portfolios • Scenarios

Other topics
Principles • Scaling Frameworks • Group Sizes • Purpose • OKRs • Habit-Forming • Delegation Levels • Hybrid Working

Program

Reshape the business
Continuous improvement goes far beyond IT and beyond software and manufacturing. Innovation is more than just Agile and Lean.

Optimize the experience
Customers don’t care about products; they care about progress and happiness. Turn product-focused teams into experience enablers.

Ditch the matrix
There’s no speed in classical hierarchies and matrix organizations. Only self-managed units can act fast when faced with crises or opportunities.

Fix the transformation
Clean up the mess created with various agile scaling frameworks. Stop the suffering inflicted by harmful implementation programs.

Stop the imitations
Why implement a structure copied from someone else? Dare to be different. Do your own organization design.

Embrace innovation
New ideas don’t come from old approaches. You want continuous evolution of the business. Endless flexibility with just enough structure.

Repurpose the managers
Don’t buy into the “no managers” mantra. Turn managers into intrapreneurs and get them to manage the system, not the people.

Give people a tribe
People leave companies that fail to offer them a sense of belonging and a feeling of recognition. Don’t be that soulless company.

Enable hybrid working
Work is not a place where people go; it is something they do. Be the company that stops pushing people around and starts getting things done.

Start small, grow big
Disruptive change programs rarely work. Take a more gradual approach and then steadily scale up the transformation.

Learning Objectives

  • What is the unFIX model and how to apply its patterns?
  • How do we move beyond agile scaling frameworks?

F.A.Q.

Covid-19 Emergency Info – Read Carefully
We aim to inform all participants about any changes regarding the possibility of hosting the in presence workshop (e.g. if it becomes difficult and dangerous for the workshop to take place in presence due to the current COVID pandemic) as soon as possible, and in any case no later than 20 days prior to the workshop dates, as stated in our T&Cs.

This will depend on the decisions taken at a national level by the Italian Government, and we’ll have to act according to the latest information available with regards to in-person meetings, events and so on.

If we won’t be able to host the workshop due to new and unforeseen COVID-19 restrictions, we’ll provide a full refund of the tickets purchased and/or you’ll be able to convert the sum into credit to be used for another workshop by Avanscoperta.

The refund requests will take into account the ticket price only. Please take this into account when you book your trip and accommodation for this workshop. We recommend checking out external refund policies and available insurance options.

Generally speaking, the situation is far from being “under control”, and we’ll take into account the overall international context should you need to cancel your trip to Italy for this workshop.

Please reach out to us via email at [email protected] or by filling in the form at the bottom of this page should you need any further assistance.

Safety and COVID-19: What are you doing to create a safe learning environment?
We and the staff at the venue are working hard to adopt all the needed measures to prevent the diffusion of COVID-19 by following the National and local guidelines.
Moreover, we believe that a great learning experience can happen only if all the people involved (the trainer, the participants, the organisers, and so on) feel safe, so we’ve added a few more guidelines in order to accomplish this goal and make sure everyone is taken care of.
Check out the venue page Copernico Blend Tower to find out more, and do not hesitate to reach out to us should you have any questions or concerns.

Do I need to know something beforehand in order to participate in this workshop? Prerequisites?
Some familiarity with agile and lean methods and principles in general. Deep experience is not necessary, but we won’t be explaining basic concepts such as value streams, feedback cycles, and continuous improvement.

Do I need my laptop?
You won’t need a laptop. This is a highly interactive workshop which involves spending some time standing and working in groups.

N.B.

Il workshop sarà confermato al raggiungimento del numero minimo di partecipanti. Invieremo una comunicazione con la conferma del corso agli iscritti non più tardi di 20 giorni prima del workshop.

Last chance! The last date to buy a ticket for this workshop is Thursday 23rd March 2023. If we don’t reach the desired minimum number by then, the workshop will not be confirmed and it will be postponed… don’t wait until the day before to buy the tickets!
The sooner we reach the minimum numbers, the sooner the workshop gets confirmed.

Info pratiche sul workshop

Venue: Copernico Blend Tower (Piazza 4 Novembre, 7 20124 Milano)
Lingua: inglese.
Orari: dalle 9.30 alle 17.30 ciascun giorno.
Laptop: Leggi la sezione dedicata nelle F.A.Q. qui sopra.
Dress code: Informale. Inoltre si raccomanda di indossare scarpe comode perché quasi tutte le attività avverranno stando in piedi.
Compreso nel prezzo: Nel prezzo del biglietto sono compresi i coffee break e i pranzi insieme al docente e agli altri corsisti. Perché anche il networking è importante! :)

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Jurgen Appelo

Jurgen Appelo è uno scrittore, speaker, trainer, imprenditore, illustratore, sviluppatore, manager, blogger, lettore, sognatore, leader, libero pensatore, e… un olandese.

Dal 2008 Jurgen scrive sul blog www.noop.nl, su argomenti quali Agile management, software engineering, business improvement, personal development, e teoria della complessità.

Approfondimenti

The unFIX Model for Versatile Organizations – Jurgen Appelo

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