Rework Online Training Part 6: My Guidelines

I’m pretty sure that online training isn’t going to go away even when some people return to the office. I have already evolved my workshops to several possibilities of “training”: Short-form webinar (20-60 minutes of me delivering content, minimum interaction) Longer-form offering where people (typically) learn at their own pace Self-study with some feedback from …

Rework Online Training Part 5: Design for Online Interaction

I suggested that I see three kinds of people in online “workshops:” attendee, student, or participant. I want to design for the outcomes these people can expect. I first start with this question: Who does the teaching? Who Teaches Whom? We have a model of teacher-led teaching, in both in-person and online workshops. I prefer …

Rework Online Training Part 4: Design for Attendee, Student, or Participant Outcome

In the Design the Webinar Experience post, I said breakout rooms take longer. It’s not just breakout rooms. Everything online takes longer. People need time to synch online that differs from in-person synchronization. (I’ll talk more about this when I talk about designing interactions.) That’s why I think differently about what I want in each …

Rework Online Training Part 3: Design the Webinar Experience

When I think of a training experience, I separate the training into these parts: The content I hope people will learn. This includes setting the context. The various interactions that will illuminate and reinforce the learning. How to wrap the experience so people get the most of it. I then need to think about which …

Final Week to Register for the August Practical Product Owner Workshop

I am leading the August workshop, Practical Product Ownership, starting next week. I still have room in that workshop. If you struggle with the role of the Product Owner, this workshop is for you. You will learn to deliver what the business needs, with your team. I hope you join us. If you are wondering …

Influential Agile Leader, Boston and London, 2016

Is your agile transition proceeding well? Or, is it stuck in places—maybe the teams aren’t improving, maybe the people are multitasking, maybe you are tired and don’t know how you’ll find the energy to continue. You are the kind of person who would benefit from the Influential Agile Leader workshop. Gil Broza and I co-facilitate. …

Become an Influential Agile Leader, Toronto and Edinburgh

Are you transitioning to agile? Is it going well? If it your transition is going well, excellent. I’m happy for you. But if you are like many of the leaders across the organization I’ve met, you have plenty of problems. Sometimes you have a problem as this colleague said, Right now we’re really struggling with …