Introduction

NeoNetworX is a consulting company specialized in supporting organizational cultural transformations. These journeys require intense changes in mindset, operation, leadership, communication, and values. Changing all these takes a significant amount of dedication and time, both from us and from our clients. Therefore, we seek to forge long term alliances instead of firefighting. One of our favorite engagements are curing derailed, failed previous transformations.

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Philosophy

Drive the organizational transformation, in collaboration with the leadership team. Train, and coach the organization in the new way of working. Help the Value Stream reach peak productivity by establishing new operating standards, engineering a better governance model, defining meaningful metrics, reducing waste, fostering Communities of Practices, coordinating teams, and modeling agile behaviors. We achieve all that by:

  • Drive

    ✔ Lead strategic organizational transformation (own its Roadmap & Backlog).

    ✔ Define, publish and educate key metrics.

    ✔ Codify org-wide guidelines (policies, roles, qualifications and responsibilities, etc.).

    ✔ Drive the re-engineering of processes to improve efficiency and quality.

    ✔ Review the operational effectiveness of organizational units and advise improvements.

    ✔ Anticipate and mitigate / escalate risks and issues.

  • Grow

    ✔ Act as a galvanizing force for sharing knowledge across the organization.

    ✔ Create, build, and deliver customized training (including state-of-the-art best practices).

    ✔ Deliver hands-on coaching in all aspects of the chosen methodologies.

    ✔ Define and mentor teams through a Maturity Model.

    ✔ Assist the career development of people in old and new roles.

  • Influence

    ✔ Engage with and influence stakeholders and leadership.

    ✔ Influence business units and technology teams.

    ✔ Create, launch, and facilitate collaborative groups, Communities of Practices, working groups, and guilds.

    ✔ Continuously develop potential and existing coaches and influencers (scaled coaching).

    ✔ Channel ideas from professional facilitation, coaching, conflict management, mediation, and more.

    ✔ Observe and support business, portfolio, and program level agile activities, and provide constructive feedback.

Services

We offer a wide variety of services, supporting every step from initial brainstorming on methods engineering right up to auditing and overwatching ended / ongoing transformation programs. Here is a short teaser to some of our team-level services, just to give you a - very light - impression about what we do during coaching sessions. For a more detailed or business / enterprise level transformation support services please get in touch with us so we can provide a tailored offer for your specific situation.

Meeting Facilitation Facilitation of a Stand-Up, iteration planning, iteration review, retrospective, or any other meeting. By participating and observing you can also learn new facilitation techniques.
Team Health Check A combination of guided self-assessment, interviews and expert opinion to provide a set of recommended action items and suggested service offerings that the team can do on their own or with coaching support.
Product Visioning A clear product vision that everyone understands and believes in is must have. We show you how to define yours.
Scrum Introduction Overview and introduction to Scrum. Uses a series of hands-on activities to explain how Scrum works. Training can be anywhere from 10 minutes to days.
Kanban Introduction Overview and introduction to Kanban. Uses a series of hands on activities to explain how Kanban works. Training can be anywhere from 10 minutes to days.
Wall-Board Workshop The concept of a wall-board comes from Kanban, but can be applied to any team regardless of their chosen methodology. Also includes the benefits of limiting work in progress (WIP) and how to implement it using a card wall.
Retrospectives Techniques Learn about and practice a wide variety of retrospective formats. Discus the concept of Retrospectives and structure of the session.
Effective Stand-Up Anybody can run a Stand-Up, it doesn’t have to be a Scrum Master or Agile Coach. Deep dive into what makes a Stand-Up effective and how to run one to get the best results.
Story Points and Planning Poker Story points and planning poker are often misunderstood. This workshop will re-introduce the concepts and use activities to show how planning poker and story points really work.
Agile Simulations Some concepts in Agile are counterintuitive and thus hard to communicate via a conversation or video. Agile simulations are a fun and effective way to impart Agile concepts and provide some team building at the same time. (Red Beads, Kanban pizza, ...)
Minimum Viable Product Workshop How to create a minimum viable product. Bring your product vision and epics and leave with an MVP. This includes the User Story Mapping technique.
Product Owner Introduction Mini-workshop on how to be a great product owner. Includes product visioning, MVP creation, user story writing, and how to find and deliver the most value using Agile.
User Story Workshop Use of games and other activities to provide a deeper understanding of what a good user story looks like and techniques for how to split large stories into smaller stories. Next, working with the coach to re-write user stories from a team’s backlog.
Change Management Workshop A workshop for leadership to learn about transformation tools such as the Kotter and ADKAR change management models, transformation planning, and ongoing transformation guidance and coaching.
Mentoring 1on1 mentoring sessions (Coaching, shadowing, etc.)
• Scrum Master
• Product Owner
• Product Manager
• Agile Delivery Manager
• Release Train Engineer
• Architects
• Facilitator
Kick-start Coaching When a new team is formed, initialize they operation with a coaching session specifically targeted to new teams

In case some of our offerings intrigued you, or you need something different, but similar, feel free to reach out to us: