While trying to help a team, Leland discovered a set of tools and ideas that helped him and the team find a new way to work that improved their performance. Focusing on improving the flow in the team, became a directed change approach that helped the team improve, and at the same time became a vehicle for introducing change in the team.
In this episode, we refer to:
- The Current Reality Tree, a tool from Theory of Constraints to help solve complex problems;
- Toyota Kata, a coaching/learning tool for teams and individuals;
- The book Leading Change by John p. Kotter;
- Value Stream Map, a tool to visualize how the workflows in your organization.
About Leland Newson
Leland is a SAFe Release Train Engineer and servant leader who is passionate about helping improve the work environment and helping teams uncover better ways to development software. He focuses on collaboration, shortening feedback loops, improving the flow of work through the system and increasing the team’s adaptability so they can quickly respond to changes and satisfy customers through early and continuous delivery of valuable software.