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November 2013 - Dan Mezick - Culture Hacking with Open Agile Adoption

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November 2013 - Dan Mezick - Culture Hacking with Open Agile Adoption

Time: November 19, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: EBay Enterprise (formerly GSI Commerce)
Street: 935 First Ave
City/Town: King of Prussia
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Event Type: meeting
Organized By: John Voris, Lead Coordinator
Latest Activity: Dec 30, 2013

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Culture Hacking with Open Agile Adoption -

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Open Agile Adoption (OAA) is a  technique for getting a rapid and lasting Agile adoption, incorporating invitation, Open Space, passage rites, storytelling and more, so Agile adoption can take root. The purpose of Open Agile Adoption is to increase levels of engagement.

It’s obvious that the Agile movement is not producing the kind of transformative results that are entirely possible. If current approaches actually worked well, then by now, organizations would have reached a state of self-sustaining and freestanding agility.

You'll learn a proven way to get a lasting Agile adoption. If your Agile adoption program is in trouble, you'll learn how to repair your Agile effort.


  • Dan's is gifting his new book THE OPEN AGILE ADOPTION™ HANDBOOK, to the 1st 20 people who ask questions during the Q&A.

    What You Will Learn:

    * Why mandated Agile adoption is creates disengagement
    * How engagement powers every genuine and lasting Agile adoption
    * How to use Open Space to get GREAT results in your Agile adoption
    * Why you need to know about communitas, liminality, and passage rites
    * The concepts of the Open Agile Adoption method


Related Links:

- On Open Agile Adoption

- On Engagement   

About our Speaker

DANIEL MEZICK is a management consultant, author and keynote speaker on Open Agile Adoption, a technique for creating rapid and lasting enterprise agility.

Founder of & author of THE CULTURE GAME, describing sixteen patterns of group behavior that help make any team smarter.

Learn more and contact Daniel at

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Comment by John Voris, Lead Coordinator on December 30, 2013 at 6:14pm
Comment by Brian Federici on November 20, 2013 at 12:10am

Thought Dan gave a great presentation tonight.  Very informative.  Thank you.

Comment by John Voris, Lead Coordinator on October 29, 2013 at 5:32pm

Even though I will not be there, perhaps we should ask Dan if he has done any Lean Coffee sessions at AgileBoston.  We may use the Lean Coffee voting for the open space discussion meeting in December . . .


"Shyam Kumar said on April 23, 2013 . . . We started Lean Coffee at the Agile New England user Group – here in the Greater Boston area.  We also held a couple of Lean Coffee sessions at the local SPIN-Boston meetings.

The Lean Coffee meetings and discussions were very interesting and lively – so much so that the the folks assembled did not want to break up to go to the main meeting.  . . .

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