Open Inner Space: The Want-A-Thon

The future of Open Space is not in Outer Space (aka. larger and larger self-organizing events), but in Inner Space. In an organizational transformation, an authorizing event where the corporate powers that be reach a consensus about leveraging the power of open space in general, and Open Space Agility in particular, is best served by holding a very small Open Space, or what I’m calling Inner Space, because it is represented by officially authorized players of “the inner sanctum” of the organization. Working well with the Willing in Inner Space is the ultimate destiny of any truly empowered Product Owner.  Why?  Let me explain: In order for a Product Owner to create a Product Vision, Roadmap, Go Canvas, User Story Map, Release Plan and Product Backlog (Phew!), there must be…
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