Room: Vendome
Changing Cultural DNA with Spiral Dynamics to become thoroughly Agile
Dajo Breddels
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Changing Cultural DNA with Spiral Dynamics to become thoroughly Agile
Dajo Breddels
Room: Room: Vendome
Track: Expanding an Agile Culture in a Complex World
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Summary: Type: Workshop
Track: ♥♥♥

A lot of organizations fall back to old behavior after the Agile Coach leaves. This is because it’s much harder to implement the Agile mind-set than it is to tell people about processes, artifacts, and events. This mind-set is a system of specific values. Spiral Dynamics is addressing these value systems and gives tools how to assess and change them. During this session you will learn how to discover the dominant values in organizations and how to transform them using the natural flow of value system evolution.

At the end you will have a list of concrete steps and actions you can use.
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Room: Trocadero
Culture eats Agile for breakfast | lessons learned in Europe and Africa
Dr. Siegfried Kaltenecker, Peter Hundermark
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Culture eats Agile for breakfast | lessons learned in Europe and Africa
Dr. Siegfried Kaltenecker, Peter Hundermark
Room: Room: Trocadero
Track: Emerging Agile Culture
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Summary: Type: Workshop
Track: ♥♥

No doubt, culture is a complex as well as a powerful phenomenon. Part of its power stems from its invisibility: in every organisation culture sums up the natural way of how we do things around here. What happens...if we are keen to change this natural way? ...if we challenge the processes and daily routines that appear as a given? ...if we are even crazy enough to introduce Lean-Agile methods in order to improve these processes and routines?

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Room: Bagatelle
Cultural change, should we even bother?
Gideon Zondervan
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Cultural change, should we even bother?
Gideon Zondervan
Room: Room: Bagatelle
Track: Emerging Agile Culture
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Summary: Type: Lecture
Track: ♥♥♥

Cultural change, often talked about, harder to implement. Is it even worth trying? Where to start? By focusing on value rather than talking about culture what seems murky at first becomes clear and resistance to change can be overcome. Gideon has personally applied change management principles to two large scale Scrum implementations in organizations that were reluctant to change. A quick walkthrough of change management principles, spiced up with some funny personal anecdotes and concrete tools and practices. If you are interested in change management around Scrum, make sure you attend!

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Room: Auteuil
Disruptive innovations & fast feedback cycles – product management is facing new challenges stepping towards an innovation and learning culture
Nils Bernert
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Disruptive innovations & fast feedback cycles – product management is facing new challenges stepping towards an innovation and learning culture
Nils Bernert
Room: Room: Auteuil
Track: Applying an Agile Culture in other domains than IT
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Summary: Type: Workshop
Track: ♥♥

Are you facing the challenge of creating new innovations in your company? Are you struggling to create & formulate new ideas quickly?

With an innovation game you can help your team to think out of the box and to use the creativity and know-how of the whole team

Want to know how to use canvases in product management for shaping ideas? Want to get a competitive edge by having a higher learning speed by using short Build-Measure-Learn feedback cycles?

We will create innovations with an innovation game and get them from idea to the first UserStory supported by using different canvasses.
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Room: Tuileries
How can NLP help to get an Agile mindset?
Els Verkaik
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How can NLP help to get an Agile mindset?
Els Verkaik
Room: Room: Tuileries
Track: Empower Agile Culture with others cultures, domains and approaches
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Summary: Type: Workshop
Track: ♥♥

As long as there is no pill to change people’s mindset into an Agile mindset, Agile coaches have to work hard to deal with resistance during Agile transitions. As long as there is no truly believe that Agile will help and people are convinced that there is no need to do things differently, the transition to Agile will not fully succeed. This session is about how we can use simple and effective techniques from NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) to become more open-minded. Because who open-minded is, stays open for options and who stays open for options, stays open for another way of working.

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Room: Palais Royal
Soft(ware)ball
Olivier Azeau
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Soft(ware)ball
Olivier Azeau
Room: Room: Palais Royal
Track: Expanding an Agile Culture in a Complex World
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Summary: Type: Workshop
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Can you help a demanding customer that changes her mind every other minute?

Are you a king of emergent design?

Do you handle refactoring like no other?

Come and play Soft(ware)ball to improve your skills by programming human components!

No computer knowledge required. No keyboard shortcut wizardry.

Just a team and a ball. A fun and collaborative game of software design for the whole family of product development from business people to hardcore coders.
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Room: Monceau
Understanding how non-IT Scrum helps raise productivity, boost profits: An IAD framework perspective
Anthony Montgomery
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Understanding how non-IT Scrum helps raise productivity, boost profits: An IAD framework perspective
Anthony Montgomery
Room: Room: Monceau
Track: Applying an Agile Culture in other domains than IT
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Summary: Type: Lecture
Track: ♥♥

Are you tasked to do more with less? Is your organization held back with inefficiency? How can organizations achieve more results for the same cost? The answers lie in applying Agile methodologies in domains other than IT to improve work team productivity, which also helps transform the overall organizational culture. This occurs because Agile methodologies create the necessary social constructs and reshape the social interactions critical to successful teams. Moreover, savvy business leaders can leverage Agile methodologies and positively influence these social elements to magnify the gains.

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Room: Emerging Agile Culture
The Art of Servant Leadership
Michael Leber
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The Art of Servant Leadership
Michael Leber
Room: Room: Emerging Agile Culture
Track: Luxembourg
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Summary: Type: Workshop
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Scrum is by far the most widespread Agile method within the world of IT. The role of the ScrumMaster is supposed to contribute significantly to success. But "servant leadership" means leading without guaranteed power by means of org charts. This session will dive deep on the art of leading as a servant, and on how the ScrumMaster can become a source of credible leadership. We will encounter the leader as change agent as driver for organizations. the And we may finally even ask, if "servant leadership" is a mission of teams.
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