Non-IT Agile and Scrum: Lessons Learned in Europe

Agile and Scrum are very promising when it comes to non-IT challenges. Many new disciplines, including marketeers, engineers and financials are discovering the potential of Scrum for the projects they are involved in.

In Europe, specifically The Netherlands, I have trained, coached and consulted on Agile and Scrum adoption in both the private and public sector. In doing so, I made a number of adaptations to Scrum as used in software development, and learned a bunch of lessons along the way. That has led to a book full of non-IT best practices (2015, 4th edition, with a foreword by Jeff Sutherland), which I authored as part of a scrum team.

In this talk, I will share cases and lessons from Europe on the application of scrum across the organization.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • Personal introduction
  • What is different about Agile and Scrum outside of IT?
  • Cases from Europe
  • Lessons leaned
  • Closing

Learning Outcome

You will have:

  • up-to-date knowledge of Agile and Scrum outside of IT
  • insights on the European experience with non-IT Agile and Scrum
  • a number of cases and best practices to think about

Target Audience

Everybody interested in non-IT Agile and Scrum

schedule Submitted 4 years ago

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