Agile and the art of winemaking

What's winemaking got to do with an Agile mindset I hear you ask. Do keep reading!

I've been fortunate enough to work with and learn from Agile teams and organisations since 2012. And since 2017, I'm proud to say that I've also jumped into the winemaking industry.

In this talk, I'd love to share my learnings from working in these two diverse fields and draw some parallels between my two passions - Agile and winemaking.

 
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Outline/Structure of the TED talk

This is a rough outline - would love to get further feedback!

  • Settling in time : 2 - 3 mins
  • Intro - My background in agile + involvement in viticulture and winemaking : 3 mins
  • Intro - the premise of this talk : 2 mins
  • Common threads between the art of viticulture, winemaking and the Agile mindset : 10mins including
    • Viticulture - where conditions change almost every day
    • Winemaking - do you follow all or some of the rules?
    • Is there just one best process or method when it comes to winemaking / Agile methodologies?
  • Conclusion : 2 mins

Learning Outcome

Find your edge by taking a step back from your day-to-day Agile practices, teams and rituals to look at how other industries such as viticulture and winemaking work with an Agile mindset.

Target Audience

Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, Product Owners and anyone else keen to evaluate the Agile mindset within the context of the wine industry

Prerequisites for Attendees

Just an open and curious mindset.

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