Can’t-miss sessions for AWS Summit Chicago


A Culture of Rapid Innovation with DevOps, Microservices, and Serverless. AWS Summit Chicago on the horizon, and while there’s no explicit serverless track, there are some amazing sessions to check out.

Designing a team culture

Such a culture in a team or organization must be created in a focused manner. What is the culture in a team or organization? . What this article is about. Teams are becoming the fundamental organizational entity, individual responsibility is being replaced by that of the team.

Toxic meeting culture

Erik Bernhardsson

But thinking back I think there was a number of things that absolutely completely sucked about the meeting culture. Rather than focusing on how to run meetings better, let’s try to backtrack the issues back to the organizational culture that created this mess? I suspect the biggest losers of these poorly run meetings are (a) introverts (b) people who combine lots of different signals into a single conclusion (aka foxes ) (c) people with language or cultural barriers.

Successful DevOps Initiatives Start With Company Culture

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Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Culture By Design 2.0

N2Growth Blog

Company culture is passed down from generation to generation of personnel through myth and legend. In fact, company culture is so deeply embedded into every organization that it often appears impossible to change. Culture By Design 2.0. Corporate CultureThere is no doubt!

Motorola Solutions: Driving a Thriving Security Culture

The post Motorola Solutions: Driving a Thriving Security Culture appeared first on Blogs DevSecOps Leadership Suite Cybersecurity developers devsecops Motorola Solutions security cultureIt’s crunch time in the cybersecurity industry.

Corporate Culture Is No Joke!

N2Growth Blog

You may have read my 3 part-series on Culture By Design. The response was so overwhelming that I thought it may be worth offering one more piece on the subject of corporate culture. What are the reasons for culture transformation failure? Corporate Culture Culture Jim Kerr

Building a Culture of Accountability

Lead on Purpose

” Yet, when you think about holding someone accountability, it is actually a measure of your … Continue reading → Team Building Trust accountability commitment consequences culture expectations respect

Culture Change – Slow Down to Go Fast

Strategy Driven

Similarly, taking the time to slow down and plan improvements to workplace culture also produces more effective results down the line. Workplace culture isn’t something you can instantly fix, swap out, or quickly reboot. Culture is often so ingrained that people take it for granted.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Turn Your Culture Into. a Culture of Innovation 2 // 19Spigit: 11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Existing Culture Into a Culture of Innovation 1 2 94% of senior executives in a research study by McKinsey said. people and corporate culture are. A company’s culture and the.

Culture by Design: The Essentials

N2Growth Blog

Last week, we published the first installment of our 3-part series on company culture. In that first piece, we began to demystify a concept that I’m calling culture by design. Culture by design principles. Culture baseline. Culture vision story.

Caution: Company Culture Disruption Ahead!

N2Growth Blog

You may have read my 3-part series on Company Culture. In it I suggested that there were 6 levers available to leaders that enable culture transformation. Some people will not be able to make the journey and your culture will change. Corporate Culture Jim Kerr

Culture, Not Changing Much in DevOps

One of the things that has bemused me from day one of the DevOps movement is how culture is viewed with an odd dichotomy. DevOps wants to change culture. Cultures that are resistant […]. The post Culture, Not Changing Much in DevOps appeared first on

7 Ways to Introduce DevOps in Your Work Culture

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Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

How SRE Creates a Blameless Culture

The post How SRE Creates a Blameless Culture appeared first on Blogs DevOps Culture DevOps Practice automation devops site reliability engineering SREPeople in tech love to praise failure as essential to innovation.

Culture By Design: A Call to Action

N2Growth Blog

This is the first installment of an important 3-part series on Company Culture that I will be bringing to my Inc. I call the concept that I’m going to share with you: Culture By Design. Every organization has a corporate culture. Corporate Culture Jim Kerr

How to Unlock the Hidden Power of Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

Does the Power of Culture Propel or Punish Your Team? I fell backward off the side of a boat and descended into the Pacific Ocean where I was about to get an incredible (and frightening) experience about the power of culture.

Why Ethics are Essential for a Strong Team Culture

Strategy Driven

Building a team culture that is magnetic or lasts means better productivity, positive engagement, and higher retention. However, what has been largely overlooked by many business leaders is the essential foundation for a culture that sustains and thrives: Ethics. The Culture Fad.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. Join this webinar to learn how to: Turn a stagnant culture into an attention culture with highly collaborative team dynamics.

How to Build a Great Culture in a High Turnover World

Let's Grow Leaders

The post How to Build a Great Culture in a High Turnover World appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures attrition great cultures high turnover retentionWhat’s the true cost of high turnover? How do you stop the exodus of great talent?

Creating a Culture of Innovation


Recently, Tandem with the help of Joe Steinkamp, Director of Design at ShiftGig hosted an event to help uncover how organizations can harness the best ideas from their people and create a culture where innovation thrives. . What Is Culture? Culture is the fuel that powers your engine.

Corporate Cultures – Common Cultural Evaluation Misperceptions

Strategy Driven

In identifying organizationally shared values and beliefs, there are several common misperceptions that result in an invalid understanding of the actual corporate culture. The post Corporate Cultures – Common Cultural Evaluation Misperceptions appeared first on StrategyDriven.

Your Most Important Business Strategy Is Culture

Strategy Driven

How healthy is the quality of your business culture? When I engage business leaders in discussion about their culture, most shrug their shoulders. Our culture is OK,” most of them say. The reality is that most leaders don’t pay attention to the quality of their culture.

Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies

Likewise, it’s even more important to shape your sales culture into one that is positive, accountable, and metric-driven. Gary Galvin will help you define metrics to drive success, empower your sales team, and create a culture driven by results and accountability.

Diagnosing organizational culture

Rapid BI

Today I read a thread on Diagnosing Organizational Culture, where someone was asking for recommendations on tools to use to undertake this task. If you are only looking for isolated culture tools then the following should be considered (in no particular order): Diagnosing Organizational culture – Harrison Denison Organizational Culture Survey – Denison Corporate Culture […]. The post Diagnosing organizational culture appeared first on RapidBI.

Corporate Cultures – Overcoming Cultural Resistance to Change

Strategy Driven

The firm hand of culture drives what, how, and why work gets done. Consequently, attempts to change established policies, processes, or practices will meet with a degree of cultural resistance. Change Management Corporate Cultures Management & Leadership Premium

Company Culture is a Game of Follow the Leader

N2Growth Blog

Company culture is driven from the top-down. While not often designed and constructed deliberately, company culture is truly a game of follow the leader. If leadership lacks integrity, the culture will run fast and loose when it comes to the facts. Corporate Culture

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Cultivating A Great Company Culture

Steve Farber

It’s not surprising that an organization’s culture often is compared to a garden. After all, culture and cultivate share the same root word. The key to creating a great culture, then, is obvious: Cover it in manure, soak it with water, and pray for sunshine. Define your culture together. An organization’s culture is found in the behaviors of its employees and the values that drive those behaviors. Value cultural fit.

How To Build Data-Informed Products

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Director, iridion

Do you just do it anyway, because your company's product culture requires that you have those numbers? How to create a product culture which is data-informed , not data-driven.

Is “Culture” Just a Buzzword?

Nathan Magnuson

“What we really need around here is a culture.” Not many things can top being part of a great team with a great culture. contrasted different theories of organizational culture. Do leaders create culture or does culture exist independently?

Corporate Cultures – Driving and Anchoring Cultural Change

Strategy Driven

Business leaders often talk about changing their organization’s culture… but what does that really mean? For most leaders, changing their organization’s culture is about changing how their employees make decisions and perform work.

Creating a Leadership Culture

Nathan Magnuson

What organizations desperately need is not just a point-of-view on leadership, they need a leadership culture. I define a leadership culture as a place in which leaders are routinely and systematically produced. Here are five keys to creating a leadership culture.

Changing the Status Quo: How to Create a Culture of Accountability in your Org


NEW POST] Changing the Status Quo: How to Create a Culture of Accountability in your Org [link] Culture of Accountability. It is time for a change…in culture. Today, there is little dispute that software is indeed eating the world.

Your 2-Part Metrics Audit for High-Value Products

Speaker: Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, Startup Patterns