Agile ways of working are taking the world by storm. "Methodologies" like Scrum, Kanban, The Lean Start-Up, and eXtreem Programming are being used with great success in IT companies of all sizes. These companies are reporting faster times to market, more flexibility, higher quality, and most importantly more satisfied customers and employees.
Scrum, Kanban, Management 3.0, Lean, what do all these buzzwords mean?
Will it be of any use in your organisation?
This one day course will give you a brief overview and introduction to Agile concepts and how they will help your organisation. You will learn about two of the most popular tools in the world of Agile - Scrum and Kanban. It will provide you a basic overview of these and some idea which may work best in your organisations context. You will also learn about continuous improvement and how to use an experiment driven approach to drive change within your organisation. It won't remedy any of these things for you overnight, but, it might start you down a path to doing so.
This course is equally useful for anyone looking to improve their organisation, whether they be highly technical, or completely non-technical.
Jeff is an Agile Coach living in Gothenburg Sweden, but is born and raised in Canada. He considers the discovery of Agile and Lean to be one of the most defining moments of his life, and consider helping others to improve their working life not to simply be a job, but a social responsibility. As an Agile Coach he has worked with driving Agile transformations in organisations both small and large. During his time as a coach in one of the world’s largest telecoms, Ericsson AB, one business unit was able to reduce their global lead time by 30% and their defects in production by 95%.
Jeff is also involved in the Agile community outside of the work place being one of the founding members of Gothenburg Sweden’s largest agile community at 300+ members www.scrumbeers.com, a community run agile discussion group. And also organises the yearly conference www.brewingagile.org.