Distributed Agile -- The Dark Ages or Enlightenment?David Horowitz
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Agile works best when the entire team is sitting together in the same office. Or does it?
The reality of today's working world is that more and more teams have people working remotely. As agile practitioners, we must "inspect and adapt" to this new world. What strategies should we use to make agile work better in a distributed world? How important is picking the right tools vs. setting a positive culture? What practices should team leaders and Scrum Masters of distributed teams implement to make distributed life easier and more effective?
presented by David Horowitz
David is a co-founder and CEO of Retrium. Retrium makes distributed retrospectives easy and effective through the use of a real-time facilitated web app that enables private ideation, dot voting, prioritized discussion, and the creation of action plans. In a prior life, David was a software developer for The World Bank for 9 years.
Following Your Fear: How to do the things you've always wanted to dotoddcharron
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What stops you from doing the things you’ve always wanted to do? What stops teams from being truly great? What hinders most Agile transformations?
That feeling in your gut when deep down you know what you need to do, but you're not sure if you can do it.
Check out any of the “x things most successful people do” posts online. Every single one of them will mention fear. Why? Because fear can either energize you to success or paralyze you into inaction.
I’ll show you how to move from paralysis to action and how you can apply these techniques to yourself and to your Agile teams. How you, as a coach, can create safe environments so that your teams can be fearless.
In addition, we'll work hands on with the Fear Follower Canvas to help you move those things you want to do from the someday pile to done!
Agile Lessons from the Edge (of the waterfall)
Organizations of all sizes and types are launching into Agile waters. Some organizations invest in coaching and some wing it. This presentation shares lessons learned from Agile adoption challenges learned common to many real world experiences. We share things we have learned to increase visibility, to integrate Agile projects in waterfall organizations, and to manage and address risks with mixed location teams (onshore and offshore) and complex integration environments.
We share several specific challenges and some possible solutions for:
Are we there yet? Release visibility across mixed Agile and waterfall projects
Where's the boat? Agile project co-existence with Waterfall projects
Who's my rowing team? Figuring out Agile with teams both onshore and offshore teams that aren't collocated
I had a paddle here some place: how tools help and how tools hurt
Come and learn how to keep your craft from capsizing as you navigate the agile waters on the edge of the waterfall. We will help you recognize patterns and how you can be agile in your solutions.