Wednesday, April 6, 2022 PDT
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 PDT
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Open Work Management
Standardization: How we've been thinking about it wrong

With the trend towards distributed and digitally-enabled orgs, teams are gaining autonomy to choose the tools and rituals that empower them. With freedom comes a loss of context between teams, pushing company's to respond with a misleadingly idyllic solution: standardizing on a single tool.

But we believe teams don't need standardization. They need aggregation. I'll explain what that means, why and share how teams can achieve this through the concept of an "open operating system".

22 - Session Type
Teamwork Culture use case
Team Type
Business, IT, Software, All teams
Primary Product
Team Central
Solution
Business Transformation, Team Practices
Deployment Method
Primarily Cloud
22 - Session theme
Open Work Management
Duration
25:15

Standardization: How we've been thinking about it wrong

With the trend towards distributed and digitally-enabled orgs, teams are gaining autonomy to choose the tools and rituals that empower them. With freedom comes a loss of context between teams, pushing company's to respond with a misleadingly idyllic solution: standardizing on a single tool.

But we believe teams don't need standardization. They need aggregation. I'll explain what that means, why and share how teams can achieve this through the concept of an "open operating system".

Standardization: How we've been thinking about it wrong sessions