2019 will be the year of Big Agile, where large adopters like General Motors, the Department of Defense, the State of Michigan, Lockheed Martin, and others, who have combined IT budgets exceeding 100 Billion dollars, have all announced their desire to “go agile” at a scale not yet seen in our community. Are technology leaders who cut their teeth in a low-trust, command-and-control, high-documentation environment prepared to make a successful transformation? What will Big Agile look like, and how will it affect the rest of the community?

This will be our industry’s biggest challenge, and I've been studying it for years. As the large adopters in the federal government and corporate sector begin to adopt agile, they’ll bring their habits, culture, and bureaucracies with them, and they need to get in front of the wave.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Keynote

35 minute presentation and 10 minute Q&A

Learning Outcome

Learning outcomes for this presentation:
  • Nine actionable lessons for Agile Leaders
  • A framework to succeed with Agile leadership
  • A set of Metrics for Agile leaders
  • How to measure Enterprise Agile Performance

Target Audience

Agile practitioners and leaders

Prerequisites for Attendees

There's no prerequisite. Participants should understand what it's like to lead large teams of technical and project management staff.

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  • Bob Payne
    By Bob Payne  ~  4 days ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • Like the focus on leadership

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • adding more details in the abstract would help attract attendees as it is currently a bit vague

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