• Liked Dipesh Pala
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    7 Things Agile Executives Should Do Differently

    Dipesh Pala
    Dipesh Pala
    schedule 1 year ago
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    45 mins
    Talk
    Executive

    One of the keys to a successful enterprise agile transformation is the support of Executive Leadership, which is more than simply providing approval. The Agile Executive enables, empowers and engages rather than controls.

    According to one recent survey, more than one in three organisations claim that the lack of Executive Leadership engagement within their businesses is plaguing current journey towards sustainable organisational Agility.

    With a special focus on Executive teams, Dipesh will be drawing upon more than a decade of Agile transformation experiences across multiple organisations, and share real-life case studies and insights to illustrate the following key things that Agile Executives need to do differently:

    1. Stop Starting, Start Finishing
    2. Slow Down to Go Faster
    3. One Team, One Dream
    4. Foster Fully Capable Teams
    5. Fail Early & Fail Small
    6. Deliver Business Value, not just Projects
    7. Servant Leadership

    Awareness of the above principles is important and may sound simple; however turning the awareness of these elements into the inner workings of our daily routine takes discipline. With that in mind, all attendees will also be given ‘The Agile Leaders Checklist' that will assist them in making such behaviours habitual.

    If you are an Executive or a Leader of an Agile team, this session will provide clear implications for where to focus your efforts in order to unleash the full potential of Agile methods to gain a competitive edge. You will be inspired by knowing what serves to catalyze and nourish progress – and what does the opposite.

  • Fabiola Eyholzer
    Fabiola Eyholzer
    schedule 1 year ago
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    45 mins
    Talk
    Advanced

    Inspired, empowered, and engaged people are the heart and soul of Agile – and HR.

    Transforming your organization into an agile enterprise is no small deed. And it does not matter where you are on your way towards embracing agility on all levels. There will be a time when you need to align your people solutions with the mindset and demands of agile people and organizations. We will talk about how to turn your Human Resources into Agile People Operations and boost your agility. 

    Join this session to

    • gain valuable insights into the world of Human Resource Management
    • recognize the impact of Agile HR practices through stories and examples
    • discover why Agile needs HR and vice versa
    • learn about People solutions in Agile Enterprises
  • Liked Shane Hastie
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    Applying the Agile Mindset to Tough Business Challenges

    Shane Hastie
    Shane Hastie
    schedule 1 year ago
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    45 mins
    Talk
    Intermediate

    Business Agility is the latest buzzword – what does it really mean? In this talk Shane examines the underlying drivers and motivation for adopting agile approaches, explores what an agile mindset actually means and shows how the ideas embodied in the Agile Manifesto are applicable in areas of the organisation within and outside information technology. Drawing on current management theories and emerging practices shows how ideas from different sources complement and enhance each other to deliver better organisational outcomes.

  • Shane Hastie
    Shane Hastie
    schedule 1 year ago
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    480 mins
    Workshop
    Intermediate

    In today’s fast-paced business environment, a traditional approach to budgeting and funding initiatives doesn’t cut it. Instead, there is a need for an adaptive and responsive approach to managing the pipeline of work to be done. An approach that constantly measures the investment against the potential and actual returns and rapidly changing direction, without disrupting the flow of the organisation.

    This is where Agile Portfolio Management comes into play. This class combines the latest thinking with tried and true methods to provide you with tools and techniques to ensure you’re able to help maximise value returned to your organisation.

    This one-day course will provide you with an understanding of ways to identify value, how to evaluate and align initiatives with an organisation’s strategy and goals, and ways to view and categorise initiatives across a whole portfolio. It provides some tools to measure value over time, techniques for budgeting and forecasting both costs and benefits.

    Agile Portfolio Management draws on ideas from: enterprise analysis; Management 3.0; Beyond Budgeting; sustainability; incremental delivery; building for learning versus building for delivery; and Lean Start-up among others to provide a rounded understanding of how to build, maintain and manage an agile portfolio across an organisation.

    The course explores how an adaptive funding model creates an environment where the organisation can respond to change at a tactical and strategic level while maintaining predictability and ensuring good governance processes are followed.

    This course does not focus on the technical practices of product development, rather on the guiding and leadership aspects needed to ensure the right initiatives are funded, and how these practices fit into an agile management framework

     

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