At AGILE AND SCRUM 2018, you’ll learn from and connect with people who are passionate about uncovering better ways of working and doing. Whether you are well into your agile journey or have only just embarked, you’ll come away with new knowledge and skills to help guide you on your path.
In today’s world, everything is about collaboration and agile and scrum are all the rage. Leading companies are undergoing agile transformations and adopting agile and scrum practices. You may be wondering, “What is agile? What is scrum? And what are the benefits?”
Agile is a framework that is based on values and principles outlined in the Agile Manifesto, which include encouraging self-organization and collaboration. Scrum is an Agile framework that implements agile development to manage projects. Agile originated in the software development field to encourage intermittent analysis and adaption, boost teamwork, and implement engineering processes to allow for rapid delivery of quality software while staying in line with customer expectations.
Today, many other industries have implemented agile and scrum practices to manage product development, such as Marketing, Finance, Government, Military, and R&D. Scrum has continuously shown incredible increases in team productivity and reduced time and cost in comparison to classic waterfall methods. The numbers speak for themselves. According to the VersionOne 11th Annual State of Agile™ report, top benefits of adopting agile include:
For current agile professionals, the conference offers insights to help take your practice to the next level.
Agile teams and organizations are familiar with stakeholder questions like, “When will this project be done?” An agile roadmap (product roadmap) is a plan of action that can change over time.
Betsy Kauffman will show you how to build realistic agile roadmaps in order to have meaningful conversations with leadership teams, and confidently predict, set expectations, and facilitate organizational decision making.
With the promise of delivering products faster, better and cheaper, most organizations today are either thinking about or are currently undergoing an Agile Transformation. Roy Schilling will address why agile transformations fail, pinpointing the common mistakes that organizations make and what you can do to avoid them.
Once your organization becomes Agile, how does it stay that way? Johannes Mager will discuss the various challenges of corporate agility and share insights and best practices from the journey of Scaled Scrum in Deutsche Bank’s Mobile Apps.
Chief Instigator, Tom Peters Company
President, Capala Consulting Group, LLC
Head of Development Management, Riot Games President, ICAgile
Advisor of IEEE Software Board Certified Enterprise Coach, Scrum Trainer, & Agile Leadership Educator
President, Bounds Associates
Organizational Coach, Agile Pi
Founder and CEO, Bailey Clark HR Consulting
Consultant and Enterprise Agility Coach
Chief Scrum Master Mobile Apps at Digital Factory, Deutsche Bank
Agile Coach, Spotify
Work Futurist, Atlassian
Agile Coach/Scrum Master, Gap Tech
Business Agility Consultant, Afterburner Inc.
Chair, Agile Business Consortium
Senior Manager, IBM
Founder & CEO,
Founder & CEO,
Bastien Advisory Group
Agile Coach/Trainer, Only Agile, LLC
Vice President, Global Learning Innovation and Leadership Practice Director, IIL
Certified Scrum Trainer, Celerity Consulting