Many leaders are eagerly awaiting the “return to the office” but most organizations are trending towards hybrid collocated and distributed teams - and underestimating the challenges they are about to face. Despite now having experience with full colocation and fully remote operations, blending remote and in-person interactions is more complex than “averaging” the two extremes. Ensuring that your People and Processes will thrive in a hybrid state requires targeted planning.
Fortunately, companies with satellite offices have been building best practices on hybrid operations for years pre-pandemic. There is plenty of opportunity for smaller teams and companies to stand on the shoulders of giants as they plan for, or dive into, this new way of working. Starting with concepts like “structured informality”, this is a talk about the potential contradictions of hybrid operations and how to leverage them to your best advantage.
As a result of this keynote, participants will be able to:
About the Instructor:
Belle Walker takes organizations from Friction to Function, recapturing lost efficiency and engagement by aligning structures and processes with strategic goals. Her clients span tech, professional services, nonprofits, and more.
Prior to consulting, Belle built several successful teams for HERE Technology, including one responsible for the quality of maps for autonomous vehicles, and received two patents. Belle began her career at Google, building a nation-wide aerial photography operation. She has also built Product Management and Customer Service organizations.
Belle has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Harvard and a Systems Engineering master’s from USC where her research studied organizations as systems.
Meeting Leader: Kuntal Thakore, PMP, CSM
Strategic & Business: 2.0 PDU
PMI Silicon Valley Members: $5.00
Students & Veterans: Free (Please contact Meeting Leader for the discount code)
This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members. The Plan Ahead registration fee paid is based on the registrant's ability to commit to attendance, ahead of time. The Plan Ahead registration fee will not be refunded for any reason, other than event cancellation, after normal business hours (5:00 PM, Pacific) on the registration deadline day. The PMI - Silicon Valley Chapter reserves the right to make last-minute changes to program content and speakers, as circumstances dictate.
|Event End Date||06-08-2022|
|Cut off date||06-07-2022|
|No. of Business Acumen PDUs||2.0|