Invite-Only Interactive Enterprise Session

You spoke and we listened. This invite-only workshop is designed specifically for enterprises seeking guidance & inspiration on implementing Lean in their organizations. Join our distinguished guests John Paul Farmer (former White House Deputy CTO), Dan Ward (Author “Fire” and formerly of the US Air Force) and Simeon Sessley (Innovation Leader, GE).

These leaders in the Lean community will help us navigate through 3 key areas of interest: Organizational Change, Lean Teams, and finally, Lean Tools. The session will be moderated by Drew McManus, VP Product Management at Pivotal Labs. The session is designed to be interactive and the success of it depends on your participation. Please come prepared with your questions & comments.

Jazz Improv, with a Side of Team Collaboration

Great team collaboration is the secret sauce of successful companies. At its core, collaboration comes from the culture of your company and the dynamics of your team. This entertaining session by Mode Shift intends to demonstrate empathy, embracing uncertainty, and following patterns. It weaves live jazz improvisation with exercises designed to teach:

– What makes up an effective team
– The power of empathy and listening
– The importance of a iterative exploration
– The role of following patterns and conventions
– How great collaborators never make mistakes

Mode Shift is:
Jim Kalbach, bass
Jeff Gothelf, keys (absent for this event)

With special guests:
Vic Wong, guitar
Benny Torres, tenor sax
Riley Bandy, alto sax
Rolf Wilkinson, drums