Theme: People

Use this campaign for and lightning talks related to the "people" theme of Agile 2015.

Theme: People

The Agile Principles Can't All Be P0! Gaining Agile Alignment.

We rank order our backlog, we rank order retrospective findings. Why don't we rank order the agile principles? Are they really all priority 0? The Agile Principles 20/20 exercise is a simple team collaboration activity that will allow a team to agree on what is important in the use of agile. When conducted across an organization the results can then be used to foster conversation that can bring the organizations to better ...more »

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Theme: People

Can Holocracy emerge as the next big thing for Agile?

Holocracy has been in the news for great and not-so-great reasons recently. Some negative press has not really impacted the conversation on the intent and core principles driving the Holocracy movement. My Pecha Kucha presentation will focus on how agile teams can embed the core thinking and principles of Holocarcy benefit from it. I will use examples to demonstrate the alignment between Holocracy and agile and why ...more »

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Theme: People

What a Nobel Prize Economist Can Tell Agile Teams

Elinor Ostrom was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize for Economics for her eight design principles for sustainably managing shared resources. These principles have since been successfully applied to self-organized governance systems to create effective communication, internal trust and reciprocity, This talk will show how these principles can be applied self-managing Agile teams to engage with enterprise stakeholders . ...more »

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Theme: People

Agile is an art and Agile Coach is an artist, be an awesome one!

I was listening to an interview with a well known DJ years ago. The interviewer has asked the DJ what kind of music would he enjoy listening to. The DJ responded that he wouldn't enjoy listening to music anymore. He used to enjoy music before becoming a DJ. Now that he became a DJ, he had to listen to all kind of music and in many genres. He needed to do that to be able to energize the crowd that he was playing music ...more »

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Theme: People

Beyond Process Change in Agile Transformation

Sinead explores the top 10 most powerful questions to ask your leadership team when embarking on an Agile Transformation Journey

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Theme: People

Agile Adoption - Resistance, Acceptance and Advance

Agile adoption is not easy. Changing the Mindsets is almost a mission impossible activity, yet it is "I'm possible".

 

Steps to consider during Adoption to help people embrace Agile

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Theme: People

Servant Leadership – Don’t forget the leadership part

When we talk about Servant Leadership, we cite Greenleaf’s First Test of Servant Leadership – addressing the high priority need of others before anything else. We ignore the other 10 aspects of Leadership that are an integral part of Servant Leadership. Over focusing on the “servant” part scares off good managers before they can understand how to be true leaders. In this Pecha Kucha style presentation, we will explore ...more »

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Theme: People

#Hansei: reflections that drives improvement

Hansei is a japanese word that can be translated as reflection, introspection or even meditation. The first time I heard that word I was 5 or 6 years old. I used to spend a lot of time in my grandfather’s house at that time and every time I made some mischief, he used to tell me “hansei-shinasai” (do hansei). Several years later while I was reading about Toyota, I found the word again explained as a fundamental step for ...more »

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Why your Agile transformation needs an "Island of Misfit Toys"!

The Lightning Talk will discuss the difference in mindsets based on our own "lens" to the world, extending beyond the black&blue vs. white&gold dress example. The concept of Farmers vs. Hunters will be shared in relation to what Thomas Hartmann presents in his book on ADD - A Different Perception. I'll offer a fun hypothesis for "AAADD" as a multi-generational "affliction" based on technology becoming ubiquitous. But ...more »

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Theme: People

How to give a 5 minute Lightning Talk

Lightning Talks are the Agile Way of sharing knowledge with our fantastic community. I did my first Lightning Talk at Agile 2014 and was scared death, now I am an internationally unknown speaker and you can be too.

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Theme: People

Agile Transformations in the Star Wars Universe

Luke Skywalker was responsible for one of the most successful Agile Transformations in the galaxy. Find out more in this exciting 5 minute Lightning Talk.

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Theme: People

A Millennial Manifesto

Millennials - what's the buzz? Learn from a 21-year-old Agile trainer exactly what millennials are looking for in the workplace and how Agile attracts the next generation. Expect comments on ROWE, respect, and retrospectives, as well as dress codes and transparency. Also expect to see a "Millennial Manifesto" developed by an Agile team of millennials after their time in corporate America!

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