Hosted by Deidre Paknad, WorkBoard CEO
Sooner Safer Happier author Jonathan Smart joins Deidre to talk new ways of working, minimizing time to learning, and maximizing time to value. Don't miss this excellent discussion on value streams and OKRs and why this pivot is important now. (Learn more in Jonathan's book, Sooner Safer Happier: Antipatterns and Patterns for Business Agility.)
About Jonathan Smart
Jon is a business agility practitioner, thought leader, and coach. He is the lead author of the award winning and bestselling Sooner Safer Happier: Patterns and Antipatterns for Business Agility and co-founder of Sooner Safer Happier Ltd, helping large organizations deliver better value sooner, safer, and happier through the application of better ways of working, including agile and lean principles and practices.
Jon is also the founder of the Enterprise Agility Leaders Network, a member of the Programming Committee for the DevOps Enterprise Summit, a member of the Business Agility Institute Advisory Council, a guest speaker at London Business School, and speaks at numerous conferences a year. Follow Jon on LinkedIn.
About Deidre Paknad
Deidre Paknad has founded and led three tech startups, acquired companies and been acquired, and led a high-growth business as an executive at IBM for several years; this affords her a unique perspective on using both speed and scale to drive growth. In her role as CEO at WorkBoard, she works with senior leadership teams at some of the world’s largest companies to clarify, align, and drive strategic priorities with greater speed and agility. She is a frequent speaker on Outcome Mindset™ and tapping into ambition.
Deidre has over a dozen patents and has twice been inducted into the Smithsonian Institution for innovation. Goldman Sachs named her one of the 100 most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2019. Deidre hosts The OKR Podcast, which focuses on accelerating outcomes and fostering an outcomes culture.