An Agile coach and practitioner. Helping people, teams and organization achieve their goals by being challenge the way the live and work today. Leading through the chaos and pain of change to a brighter and harmonized existence. Bringing clarity, focus and sustainability through patience and discipline.
Trust - The Foundation for High-Performing People and TeamsJon TracyCoachAgile Influence
schedule 1 month agoSold Out!
Trust is the force that holds are social world together. It is the foundation of relationships as it allows us to live and work together, feel safe and give us a sense of belonging to a community. The absence of trust causes dysfunctions, fragmentation, confusion and damage. That's why it's so important to build trust in ourselves, our relationships and our teams.
I will share some of the research conducted on trust and how it enables high performing people and teams.
Breaking Scrum: A Tale Of Two Scrum Masters
Join Jon & Matt on a journey of enlightenment and witness their transformation from "Command and Control" to "Servant Leadership". Through their journey, discover the tips and tricks that helped two budding tech workers discover, embrace and live the Agile values. Discover common pitfalls and the resources that are available to help you overcome them.
As many in our industry are learning, becoming and living as a Scrum Master is no easy task. Scrum Masters come from many different disciplines - sometimes from outside of the technology space all together! Becoming a Scrum Master requires self-guided learning, coaching, experience, and, (most importantly) failure.
Jon & Matt will walk through their own journeys and make stops along the way to discuss the failures they experienced as well as the resources and materials they used to continue on their journey. They will also touch on what's next: Potential career paths for scrum masters, and how existing Scrum Masters can continue their own agile journeys
Agile Culture Transformation & Breaking Barriers with Open SpaceSiraj BerhanDirector, Agile Enablement & Transformation ServicesRBC Royal Bank of CanadaJon TracyCoachAgile Influence
schedule 3 years agoSold Out!
Agile transformations are exceptionally hard, particularly at very large enterprises. Many companies embark on adopting Agile practices yet fail to reap the benefits of being Agile. For example, focusing on the ceremonies or events of a particular methodology or thinking of Agile as another tool or process instead of realizing that ultimately being Agile is a dramatic shift in mindset and culture. The challenges of an Agile transformation are much more entrenched and compounded at an enterprise level where the difficulty of the transformation is proportional to the scale of the enterprise.
This talk explores using the concept of an Open Space as a mechanism to evolve the culture of the organization from a siloed command-and-control hierarchy with rigid roles, processes, and procedures to a more fluid collaborative agile environment embodying the agile value of individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
In this talk will share how to benefit from the journey of a transformation towards an Agile culture using example of applying Open Space across various groups at the Royal Bank of Canada.
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