You can take the first step to revitalizing Agile in your organization with an Active Sensemaking Pilot. You will have an Active Sensemaking consultant to work alongside you and your organization in an apprentice-like model, following Active Sensemaking principles on the Spryng platform.
The advantages of using Spryng Agile studies can be a game changer. But most organizations are unexposed to the approach and opportunity. Introducing this approach to an organization is something done carefully and incrementally. We believe experiencing this is a critical step to understand and leverage this approach for your organization’s benefit. A carefully designed study that is introduced safely and produces tangible results for individuals (experientially and for their work) and for the organization can open the door to continued learning and growth.
One valuable benefit of Spryng/Active Sensemaking is to help people become more collaborative, creative, and effective within and across their organization. This is about increasing capacity to adapt and innovate. We encourage you to go down this path because not changing could be disastrous. But try wisely. Spryng gives you some options to explore and test these new (we think revolutionary) ideas.
A first step is to participate in a Live Demo – explore and see the basic steps we take to conduct an initiative. Invite a group from your organization to participate so you can evaluate the experiences together. Then evaluate and imagine what this new kind of information could do for your organization.
The second is to conduct a pilot study within your organization. A pilot study should be small, well focused, and relevant to a current or emerging issue affecting your organization. It should be sufficiently relevant to most if not all people involved in the department, group, or organization. Make it affordable, streamlined so that people can contribute without cutting too much into their daily responsibilities. It should also be conducted in a short enough time so that results are still relevant to the issue and current situations in your organization. We will help you design and implement it and keep it affordable. This gives you a change to experience the whole process and benefit from the results without having to master learning the practice and the Spryng platform. But you will get to know the practice and the platform. Take the experience and results to others in the organization and explore what this new kind of information and insights can bring your organization. You may be pleasantly surprised at how affirmed people are to tell their stories without fear of reprisals.
What you do with a pilot study can be reworked easily into more studies and larger initiatives. Step by step people will recognize that others’ voices matter, that opportunities and challenges can be addressed. Success will breed more success. People’s personal experiences with this will begin to change how they communicate and interact and these changes will change patterns in your organization. This is what has happened with organizations who took the time to explore and try something new like this.
Costs for pilots can range from $5,000 to $24,000 depending on the scale and scope of the study. We will work with you to fit your readiness and situation to your means.
What will the process look like?
Initiating an Agile study
Guided steps on where and how to start an initiative, following Active Sensemaking on the Spryng platform.
Guided steps on how to involve your Agile coaches in the discovery steps to designing an initiative for your organization.
Guided steps on how to craft a customized sensor questionnaire for your organization, allowing participants to share their experiences in stories and interpret the meaning of their own stories through signification questions.
Pilot test the sensor questionnaire you have created.
Strategies on maximizing engagement.
Guided steps on how to analyze the data and stories from the organization responses.
Guided steps on creating dashboards based on the insights gained from analysis.