Agile and Non-Violence : A Curious link.

Several years back I was reading some articles by Vinoba Bhave about Non violent organizations. I found striking silimarity between thoughts expressed in those articles and principles of Agile.  The original article was in Marathi. I got it translated in English and discussed the similarities with several Agile leaders. They found that there indeed this similarity. 

Reading about non violent organizations, helped me understand self-organization in Agile/Scrum a lot better than any book on Scrum or Agile. This in fact changed my understanding completely and helped me think beyond popular Agile practices like TDD, Pairing etc.

The talk will show links between principles of Agile and Non violent organizations. 

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

The session will be conducted as a talk with the help of some slides.

Learning Outcome

People will understand the core of Agile better and hopefullly start thinking beyond Agile practices and even 'Agile' to more human levels.

Target Audience

All the roles from Developers to PMs should find it useful.

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  • gnuyoga
    By gnuyoga  ~  4 years ago
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    Hi Unmesh,

    Am curious to know how you have related both these topics. But am scared that you have not responded back  yet. 

    Are you seeing this ?? 

     

     

  • Prasad
    By Prasad  ~  4 years ago
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    There are some simlar talks given by snowden.. please update with more specifics..

  • Tathagat Varma
    By Tathagat Varma  ~  4 years ago
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    Hi Unmesh - We need more details from you on the proposal for the reviewer panel to review it. Please provide ASAP.

    -TV

  • Ebin John
    By Ebin John  ~  4 years ago
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    Hi Umesh,

    Very interesting topic. Will you be able to give some more information on the content you are planning to present?

    -Ebin.

  • Naresh Jain
    By Naresh Jain  ~  4 years ago
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    Unmesh, this sounds like a very interesting topic. However it would really help if you can clearly highlight what similarities are you talking about? Do you have a link to the translated english article? What are the key highlights of the article?

    Also can you please list specific learning outcomes from this session?

    A detailed topic vise break-up of the 45 mins talk is very important to understand how your talk will help achieve the learning outcome.

    Without this info, it would be very hard to understand the importance and quality of this session.


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