Mainframes were born in the 1960’s, along with the earliest electronic telephone switching systems. Minicomputers arrived in the 70’s, and so did ARPANET. PC’s came of age the 80’s, as well as languages that were so simple we figured anyone could use them. This led to many a disaster – from bloated, unmaintainable corporate systems …Click for more information
Have you ever wondered what Agile Culture and DevOps Mindset really mean? Would you like to finally solve the riddle of great collaboration in the software development world? Are you wondering what Agile and DevOps approach can give us? I would like to invite you to my talk where I am going to share my …Click for more information
Do you have good days and bad days? Are there times when you feel completely discombobulated and wish you could simply log off work and go back to bed? Do you wonder how some people manage to go about their everyday business and lead happy, well-ordered lives?
Join Portia Tung, Executive Coach, Executive Agile Coach and …
It’s not uncommon for teams practicing, or moving towards, continuous delivery to face a growing backlog of customer-reported bugs and struggle to maintain their deployment cadence. If a team has testers, the testers may be expected to continue with their same testing activities, without any thought as to how those can be fit into CD. …Click for more information
A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there was once a pleasant world called Planet Agile. On this blue/green world, its inhabitants lived peacefully together, collaborating to plan and create wonderful software which they demoed deployed on regular basis. All the tribes, the Scrum Masters, the Product Owners, UX designers, Architects, …Click for more information
What is the future of DevOps? What are the biggest barriers to success? How do you expand past development and operations to nurture a fully cross-organisational, silo-less DevOps culture? These are just some of the topics we will explore on this Day One DevOps panel to reflect on what we’ve learned so far in this …Click for more information
When agile methodologies were introduced, existing organizations faced a new challenge: how to be cross functional? How to overtake testing assignments with a developer background, and the other way around? Introducing Agile methodologies and setting up Scrum/Kanban teams in organizations brought a tremendous change in the way traditional software development was produced. Cross-functionality, self-organization, high-performance, …Click for more information
Every team, every organization is less or more agile. But how agile are you, and how can you increase your agility? Methods or frameworks don’t tell you how to become agile or increase your agility.
The Agile Self-Assessment Game is an “agile map” with coaching cards for Scrum, DevOps, Kanban, and Business Agility.
Who is using what metrics under which context to what success?
Hundreds of participants answered a call to crowdsource this data earlier this year. Today, we will into the results of the Agile Metrics 2020 Survey.
Ask Mary Anything (within agile-minded reason) over this year’s end of Day One virtual drinks. We will use our Aginext community’s favourite format Lean Coffee to accept questions throughout the day. Then we will vote via Lean Coffee Table to determine the time-boxed, self-organised schedule. Cheers!Click for more information
People are showing up to your online meetings, but they don’t participate. Or worse – they are obviously working on other things and distracting others in the process. How do you make people care enough to prepare, show up, and engage? This will be an interactive keynote where everyone will engage with the tools and …Click for more information
Do you feel overwhelmed? Unsure what step to take next? Like you are bouncing from one problem to the next and losing yourself? You need to check your boundaries. We only have so much energy to give. Clear boundaries allow you to maintain & harness your power purposefully. Create a sustainable & more enjoyable way …Click for more information
ZenSum is a comprehensive approach to move from Agile Teams to an Agile Organization.
Collaborative Boards, Jidoka, Nemawashi, Toyota Kata and other concepts are the building blocks, and they will be presented in a cohesive way where they complement and potentiate each other.
Collaborative Boards are at the heart of this approach and help to articulate leadership …
One of the Agile Marketing values is: Focus on your customers. I use mind mapping and empathy to describe business models and the buyer personas in order to help marketers create a strategic communication plan. It helps you create a powerful graph to translate what’s in their minds into a visual picture. Since mind mapping …Click for more information
Working for a distributed company gives us the opportunity to find a great work-culture-person fit. But how do we ensure we grow within them, as professionals, and as people? And how do companies ensure their people keep developing their talents, as individuals, as teams and as communities? This panel discussion will be chaired by Pilar …Click for more information
Security initiatives rarely start with trust. Most endeavours push delivery teams out of ownership or expect them to work it out for themselves. This becomes a barrier to safe delivery rather than empowering and assisting. There is a gap between ‘ad hoc’ and ‘gatekeeper’ security that joins together autonomy and safety. We want to tell …Click for more information
What skills, knowledge, and behaviours must facilitators have in order to be successful facilitating in a wide variety of environments? To what extent do these vary, if at all, when working online rather than face-to-face? What can we do, individually and together as Agilists and as peers, to develop our own facilitation competence? Join us …Click for more information
Learn how FlixBus retains a flat hierarchy even after doubling the size of its technical staff. We’ll discuss the unique roles and responsibilities required for this structure, the requirements to obtain and grow the best talent from around the world, and how to prevent silo’s in your organization.Click for more information
Pipedrive has grown exponentially for several years. In this talk I will describe a method how to keep startup like attitude in bigger development team without adding extra layers of management. Our goal is always to keep innovation, internal drive and free will in the focus while delivering company goals and serve our customers.Click for more information
Many teams refer to each piece of work they do as a User Story. Many write some words into some kind of ticket in Jira or Rally (and sometimes a sticky-note), with the words ‘As a… I want… So that…”. But are you really working with User Stories? In this talk, Antony takes you back to the …Click for more information
Many individual software engineering teams are now Agile! However, lots of these teams are Agile within their delivery team bubble, but everything outside of this is still working in a slow and inefficient process. One or a few teams can work efficiently and effectively, whilst the rest of the Organisation continues to work in a …Click for more information
One of the big myths in the Agile world is that Agile does not need Management. The real answer is more complex and more work needs to be done.
Command and control and micro-management conflict with today’s requirement of leaders and the mindset and actions of great Leadership is vital to the success of any Agile …
An API gateway is at the core of how APIs are managed, secured, and presented within any web-based system. Although the technology has been in use for many years, it has not always kept pace with recent developments within the cloud native space, and many engineers are confused about how a cloud native API gateway …Click for more information
This talk aims to provide managers and employees with relevant and in-depth information on the nature of workplace stress and how to reduce it, especially in times of disruption. It will focus on the relationship between creating and supporting the psychologically safe organisation through understanding how employees experience stress at work. We will also provide …Click for more information
When organisations are often too ponderous to innovate, what proven approaches exist to bridge the internal gap between the opposing needs of entrepreneurialism and operationalism?
This talk will explore emerging approaches that utilise the internal tensions between innovators and conservative communities. We’ll explore the importance of designing for team structures and communication pathways that are driven …
Identifying your users and user needs is crucial for any product or solution development. It’s particularly important for DevOps teams to understand what value they’re trying to deliver and how it’s going to meet their user needs. This talk delves into a concept of User Experience (UX) and how it can be applied within the …Click for more information
Do you dream of enabling your colleagues and clients to flourish but are confounded by organisational shenanigans? Do you wish to help them move towards being better, as individuals, groups and as an entire organisation, yet feel stuck on how to go about doing this effectively? Or perhaps you wish to deepen your own place …Click for more information
Feedback is a double-edged sword: it’s the key to team performance, but done badly it can destroy relationships, collaboration and performance.
In this workshop I’ll introduce the “ACE” model for making feedback easier and safer. We’ll explore how to give ACE feedback, and how to run meetings in which people give Psychologically-Safe Feedback to each other.
When it comes to fostering inclusive workplaces, inclusion is often the after thought or bolt on. And even sometimes when people have the best intentions, they still manage to have the opposite effect of what inclusion should be.
Inclusion should be an everyday state of mind. Working in an agile way can either hinder or create …
A look at using human learning, complexity theory, and contextual industry frameworks to manage uncertainty and learn from itClick for more information
Our teams are not isolated and very often must interact with other teams. If you are working in a large enterprise this is happening on a daily basis.
So what are the best protocol/practices/way to create an effective and efficient collaboration culture?
What is the future of DevOps? What are the biggest barriers to success? How do you expand past development and operations to nurture a fully cross-organisational, silo-less DevOps culture? These are just some of the topics we will explore on this Day Three DevOps panel to reflect on what we’ve learned so far in this …Click for more information
Culture is the biggest obstacle for the adoption and scaling of agile practices. And the single most effective enabler for culture change is the role modelling of the right behaviours by senior leaders. Mission impossible? Think again. Whether you are a ScrumMaster, an Agile Coach, a project manager or an agile transformation consultant, come to …Click for more information
This is a session dedicated to Lightning Talks by the Attendees of the Agile Tour London 2020! Each speaker has just five minutes to deliver fantastic content to support your Agile journey.
If you are interested in giving a lightning talk please contact Ritika Singh on slack or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Consequence Scanning is a new agile practice that fits into the iterative development cycle. It gives teams and organisations the space to consider the potential consequences and impact of what they are building on the lives of their users and the wider world,early and often.This collaborative session will use a mix of presentation and interactive workshop …Click for more information
Join our fishbowl discussion on the questions ”What’s in the future for Agile? What comes after Agile?”. In this session, you will have the opportunity to join the discussion in the inner circle and as a participant in the outer circle to ask questions. Come and join the discussion/debate.Click for more information
There is lots of help and advice out there on how to develop a business strategy, but how do you develop a Technology strategy that enables that? This talk will discuss the approach we have taken with real life examples from our time at MOOClick for more information
Leadership through the Crisis If we thought that we were living in agitated times last year, 2020 has been a hell of a storm so far, and it is anybody’s guess what it will still unleash by the time this talk will happen. Crises are as scary as they offer a range of opportunities. They …Click for more information
Improvised theatre skills help us access our creativity, and to work collaboratively and with more empathy. Watching and playing good improv can feel like magic. In this session you will learn the basic techniques improvisers use to co-create something from nothing, a vocabulary to describe your experiences, and how to apply these techniques in your …Click for more information
Respect is one of the core values of Scrum. This can be shown in many ways, including appreciation for our team members. In this session, I will introduce the concept from Gary Chapman’s book, The 5 Love Languages, and consider how this applies to our working relationships.
Everyone has a primary language in which they prefer …
Have you ever compared yourself with other team members and felt like a fraud?
Have you ever felt unworthy of your job promotion?
Have you ever doubted of your successes?
Do you know someone who could have answered “Yes” to any of those questions?