Lean Change Management CanvasesChange Canvases are placeholders for conversations designed to align people towards a common purpose
This is the story of the journey to integrate change management into a continuous delivery model, from the perspective of 4 people and their respective roles as Change Managers (Portfolio and Project Level), Scrum Master and Agile Coach.
Telling people about the change doesn’t have a strong enough impact – you need to get the people affected by the change involved in the design of it. Here’s how National Leasing used Change Canvases to trigger co-creation of change.
Teams often feel they have had Agile pushed on them and they simply have to go along with whatever is pushed from above. Change canvases help people in teams take ownership of their changes that align with the organization’s purpose.
Listen to April Jefferson’s story about how she helped two teams and their management team transition to Agile by using strategic and team-level canvases that provoked deep conversations.
I’m often asked which tool or artefact to start with when it comes to kicking off a change initiative. Well, it’s not about the canvas, it’s about the conversation! Here’s a story of how a couple of people used LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ to start the alignment process around a change initiative.
If all you have is hammer, every problem looks like a nail. Cute, but false. A hammer is just a tool, it doesn’t tell you how to use it. Here are 4 tools and visualizations you can use to help you make sense of complex organizational changes.
Lean Change Management will be released soon! Get a sneak-peek at some of the bonus material that will accompany the book!
From the Lean Canvas to the Business Model Canvas, there are many variations on “1 page plans” to help organizations solve business problems. This post will show you how to use canvases to manage your Agile Transformation.
People I’ve talk to about Lean Change and organizations I’ve used Lean Change with all seem to love the idea of change canvases. For me, I like to use them as thinking and sense-making tools. They make planning for change a whole lot faster and they do what they are intended to do. Provoke conversations.
Tools and Techniques
These light-weight tools might be exactly what you need to nudge your change forward.