Practice what you preach

schedule Sep 27th 11:45 AM - 12:10 PM place Z306 people 17 Interested

There is a common theme in an "agile" industry where people talk about "doing" lean and "being" agile, but what does that really mean? Having been in a totally different industry of real estate for more than a decade, there was an opportunity that came knocking on my doorstep - becoming a Product Owner. Reading the position description was like reading a different language. Accepting the role was like jumping into an open ocean without knowing how to swim. In just 12 short months, I transitioned from an SME to becoming a dedicated Product Owner and living, eating and breathing this new role... but what does that even mean!?! Practicing what you preach is an art form on it's own but changing parts of my life to "being" lean and "doing" agile made me fall in love with an industry I was never even interested in. It became about building relationships and bridging a gap.

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Outline/Structure of the Talk

- journey to technology world

- becoming aware of my new world and transitioning

- practising what I preached - buying in to the Agile world

Learning Outcome

This talk should empower peers of the technology industry to really push your boundaries and applying all beliefs of the real world to the working world and vice versa. Empowerment of every individual is the goal of this presentation.

Target Audience

Developers, Agile Coaches, BAs, Product People

Prerequisites for Attendees

People attending should bring their passion of the technology industry and a totally open mind =)!

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