Agility, where are you?

14th July 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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We’re pleased to present this meet-up in association with our sister meet-up OX:Agile – https://www.meetup.com/OXAGILE

Agile is mainstream nowadays. Everyone is doing it. But a lot of teams appear to be ‘doing Agile’ rather than ‘being agile’ and often obsess about what the “agile process” ought to be, seemingly forgetting the core agile value of “people over processes and tools”. While we hear a lot about velocity and story points, we don’t hear much about actual agility! It’s as if the current practices didn’t quite live up to the promised, wonderful agility of capital A Agile… so what’s going on here?

In this talk, I will give an overview of why this gap between agile and agility exists and explore what can do about it. I’ll look into how focusing on outcome rather than outputs can be a game changer for truly experiencing the agility you need, and how letting go of managing by output will free up the team to be more innovative and to focus on solving the business problem together.

From this, I’ll propose a few ideas, concepts and practices that we can apply in our software development endeavours. Be prepared though, this might be a little uncomfortable as I’ll be challenging some of the common received wisdom I often see.

About David

David has been working at Tessella in Oxford for more than 10 years, and during that time, has has many different roles, from developer, scrum master, to product owner as well as innovation & agile coach. As a fervent advocate of Agile approaches and knowledge sharing and how we can work better together, David has been leading a thriving Agile community of practice at Tessella and coaching agile and lean
techniques for many projects and clients. David is also leading the Agile Oxfordshire meetup group and has his own YouTube Channel, the Agile Broadcast, where he explores various agile concepts through short educational videos.

This will be an online Zoom meet-up open from 18.50 for a 19.00 start. The meeting will end by 21.00 if not before.

Agility, where are you?

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020, 7:00 PM

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We’re pleased to present this meet-up in association with our sister meet-up OX:Agile – https://www.meetup.com/OXAGILE Agile is mainstream nowadays. Everyone is doing it. But a lot of teams appear to be ‘doing Agile’ rather than ‘being agile’ and often obsess about what the “agile process” ought to be, seemingly forgetting the core agile value of “…

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