schedule Oct 4th 11:35 AM - 12:00 PM place B225 people 1 Interested

Yup, you read that correctly - colonoscopies. A hallmark study by experts in the fields of psychology and economics has strangely strong links to the themes that underpin the Agile Manifesto. In this short talk, I present how basic human psychology - the tendency to obfuscate the initial and distill the terminal - aligns perfectly with a world of work that based on iteration.

The Agile Mindset is elusive - and gets a bad reputation for being so. Through evidence based research this talk will allow participants to grasp onto the concept of iteration in an innately 'human' way.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • Introduction - 3 minutes
  • Presentation of research - 7 minutes
    • Method
    • Results
  • Application of findings to Organisational Agility - 10 minutes
  • Further research and questions - 5 minutes

Learning Outcome

  1. A deeper understanding of the nature of human psychology as it pertains to events
  2. An evidence based example of why iteration is so powerful as a way of working
  3. A stronger 'hold' on the elusive concept of an Agile Mindset

Target Audience

Executives, Leaders, Coaches, Scrum Masters

Prerequisites for Attendees

Basic premise of Agile (Manifesto)

Basic understanding of The Scientific Method

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