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June 2018 IT BP Forum - From False Demand to Outcome Focus
Key Observations - Getting Started Track
Getting Started Track From False Demand To Outcome Focus It was great to gather together with over 70 like-minded people at the excellent NFU Mutual facility in Stratford for the summer IT BP Forum. The sun shone on what turned out to be an enjoyable and productive day. The ‘Getting Started’ track kicked off after lunch with a presentation from Luke Radford on how he’s put together a team that have built business partnerships within the Department for Transport. Luke…
June 2018 IT BP Forum - Build More Solid Business Cases and Hold People To Account.
Key Observations - Debatable data
Debatable Data Build More Solid Business Cases and Hold People To Account Tony Koutsoumbos (https://www.linkedin.com/in/tkoutsoumbos/), the founder of the Great Debaters Club (http://www.debate-training.co.uk), the UK's only debate club and training programme for adults kindly completed the masterclass track and after a few technical issues (thank you George Kerby for resolving them! - https://www.linkedin.com/in/george-kerby-022653134/) kicked off his talk around debatable data. This workshop was focused on how we use data to test conclusions for the presence of bias and how delegates…
June 2018 IT BP Forum - Change Your Questioning Language
Key Observations - Discovering Business Outcomes
Discovering Business Outcomes Change Your Questioning Language Mike Burrows (https://www.linkedin.com/in/asplake/) the founder of Agendashift (https://www.agendashift.com/), a champion and enabler of outcome-oriented change kindly kicked off the afternoon masterclass track. The purpose of his session was to introduce and then workshop a needs based, outcome oriented approach to organisational change, rather than the norm where you start with a solution(s) and then deal with the inevitable resistance. Obviously such a huge topic cannot be covered in 50 minutes, so Mike focused…
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