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S3E2: A case study on how to stay agile in a strictly regulated environment 🇬🇧

Jelmer Koekkoek from knab.nl

Jul 6, 2021

Welcome to our latest episode of the Superkinetics Podcast.

In this episode, we are excited to present you a case study with our guest Jelmer Koekkoek, who is joining our podcast for the second time.He is a Lead "Agilist" and Scrum Master at Knab, the first online bank without local branches in the Netherlands.Before that, he used to be an Agile Coach at ING Netherlands for more than three years and focused on practices such as Scrum or Kanban, business agility, leadership and the transformation process.During our interview with Jelmer, we are mainly focusing on practices used at Knab and some of the challenges they had to overcome.

Here you can find the separate sections of this interview:

(02:59) Knab's approach to the implementation of OKRs
(08:41) Does a regulated working environment allow OKRs
(18:26) learning
(21:35) How management buy-in made Knab's transformation a successful one
(23:51) OBEYA: A brief overview and how Knab combines it with OKRs
(27:55) Our three favourite questions on role models, inspirational quotes, and books

People referred to:

- Felipe Castro

- Alexander Hamilton

Book recommendations:

- Leading with OBEYA by Tim Wiegel

- Accelerate by Jet Humble et al.


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