this was 2019: “Why & Who” over “What & How” …

… Else your transformations will fail!

Every company wants to become „agile“. Barely anyone knows what that means. In my current state of confusion I believe „agile“ means decentralisation of decision powers, reduction of bureaucracy, self-organisation and consequent inviting leadership.
For that reason we need to stop the agile cargo cults. We did try to accelerate businesses with scrum theatre by pushing people into teams, pushing them into retrospectives, commitment, reporting and deadlines. The structures of big companies never changed and we celebrate some agile flavoured command and control.
Together we will discuss how to apply agile principles to your agile transformation.

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The beginning of NewWorkSweden

The New Work Sweden journey began on may 22nd 2019:
Linda, Mattias, Henric and Alex organized a first evening-event for the agile community in Småland. Visma in Växjö was so kind to sponsor the location. We combined short impulse sessions with an Open Space.

With this experience we decided to go for a two days Open Space format in autumn 2019 and started organizing New Work Sweden.