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Workshops: Probe! Outcomes, Stories, and Experiments
Described by one participant as ”A3 for the 2020’s", the Probe! workshop is a standalone and enhanced version of our strategy workshops’ Elaboration (ideation and experimentation) activity, as covered in chapter 4 of the Agendashift book. It features one of our most popular resources, the Agendashift Experiment A3 Template, and exciting new material from the Impact! and Wholehearted:OKR workshops.
Topics and exercises:
- Stories and their authentic situations of need
- Hypotheses “hard” and “soft”
- Just-in-time option selection
- Challenge Mapping¹
- Generating 15% Solutions²
- Framing ideas as hypotheses
- Developing experiments with the Agendashift Experiment A3 Template (see below)
- Patterns: 2MBM, IdOO, and Right-to-Left Strategy Deployment
¹See the Ideal, Obstacles, Outcomes (IdOO) pattern page for some Challenge Mapping references
²15% Solutions: Discover and Focus on What Each Person Has the Freedom and Resources to Do Now (liberatingstructures.com), Henri Lipmanowicz and Keith McCandless inspired by Prof. Gareth Morgan
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Agendashift™ is brought to you by Agendashift Ltd (formerly Positive Incline Ltd), UK-based specialists in leadership, engagement, strategy, and change. Founder Mike Burrows came to prominence in the Lean-Agile community as the originator of Kanban’s values model, out of which came his first book, Kanban from the Inside (2014). His more recent books Agendashift (2nd edition 2021) and Right to Left (2019, audiobook 2020) bring a resolutely needs-based and outcome-oriented perspective to change, transformation, and the Lean-Agile landscape as a whole, contributing meanwhile a number of popular tools, games, and other resources. He works as a consultant, facilitator, and trainer, and as a keynote speaker at events public and private around the world.
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