GOTO 2020 • Agility at Scale: A Meeting of Mindsets • Anna Urbaniak & Daniel Terhorst-North

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This presentation was recorded at GOTOpia November 2020. #GOTOcon #GOTOpia

Anna Urbaniak - Agile coach and consultant
Daniel Terhorst-North - Originator of Behavior Driven Development (BDD) & principal at Dan North & Associates

The shift from industrial thinking to digital product thinking is profound. Tools and structures designed to support one often work directly against the other. Great industrial leadership does not transfer to great digital product leadership. So we tend to think of them as being in conflict.
Agile-in-the-small - a single team with a single product - is all about digital product thinking. Agile-in-the-large is a very different thing.
In this talk, Daniel and Anna show how combining industrial and digital thinking is the key to achieving autonomy with alignment, and they offer pragmatic advice [...]

00:00 Intro
01:45 Part 1: A tale of two mindsets
02:34 Digital product mindset vs. industrial mindset
08:04 Digital product mindset introduces new habits
16:59 Industrial habits clash with digital product mindset
21:03 Agility at scale requires both mindsets
23:53 Part 2: Autonomy with alignment
24:09 Alignment
26:01 Autonomy
30:27 Autonomy liquidity
33:11 We need both autonomy and alignment
34:20 Getting started

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