On Friday, 28 December 2018 at 16:31:01 UTC, Adam D. Ruppe wrote:
For last year's meeting, my manager (the team I'm on has done
our meetings differently for a while) convinced the CEO to try
a more interactive approach for the org-wide meeting too. We
did that speaker intro, small random group work, whole group
It was a success. Everyone was more engaged, we had more
cross-team collaboration (which has continued throughout the
year as people are more comfortable with each other!), and
people have shown better retention of the material. Staff
surveys about subjective feelings about this meeting were up,
too, people said it is more enjoyable.
Nice! I have seen this work as well and it is amazing to see it
when it happens. Great that your team could be that catalyst.
In my experience it works great in trainings and workshops, but
it might as well be very enjoyable and productive on dconf.
Although I would keep at least 60% talks.