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Riverfront 1
Change Canvas – A Technique to Create a Shared Need for Change
Apeksha Patel
Session Details
Change Canvas – A Technique to Create a Shared Need for Change
Apeksha Patel
Room: Riverfront 1
Track: Business Agility
Session Type: Workshop [Advanced]
Summary: Get started with Organizational transformation toward agility, uncover real problems behind the need to adopt Scrum, and work toward solving it.
Learning Objects:
  • Understanding problems before adopting Scrum.
  • Change canvas to create a shared need for change
  • Impact mapping to identify the systemic actors that support transformation
  • Contributor quadrant to categorize contributors and identify appropriate technique of facilitation
  • The 3S approach to determine blockers that need be addressed, data collection, and experiments
  • How to use Scrum as an organizational transformation framework to achieve organization agility
Riverfront 2
Abuser Stories: Thinking Like Bad Guy to Reduce Software Vulnerabilities
Judy Neher
Session Details
Abuser Stories: Thinking Like Bad Guy to Reduce Software Vulnerabilities
Judy Neher
Room: Riverfront 2
Track: Technical Track
Session Type: Workshop [Advanced]
Summary: Abuser stories give us a way to view our systems from our enemies perspective. Think "user stories" through the bad guy's lens.
Learning Objects: (15) Intro
(10) Present functional user stories. Brainstorm the bad guy roles.
(10) Debrief and introduce negative business value associated with abuser stories.
(10) Craft goals and negative business value statements for their abuser roles.
(5) Refutation criteria
(5) Add refutation criteria to their abuser stories.
(10) Prioritization, estimation techniques, and threats vs. vulnerability
(15) Estimate and prioritize their abuser stories.
(10) Good abuser story and close
Riverfront 3
Scrum To The Stars: A Reflection of Iterative and Incremental Innovation in Aerospace
Thomas Friend
Session Details
Scrum To The Stars: A Reflection of Iterative and Incremental Innovation in Aerospace
Thomas Friend
Room: Riverfront 3
Track: Agile Beyond IT
Session Type: Workshop [Beginner]
Summary:

From the beginning of manned flight, the patterns of agility have guided both the exploration of aviation and outer space.

Learning Objects:
  1. Reflect on both the successes and failures throughout the course of man’s quest for the heavens.
  2. Discover some common patterns that lead to failure in various events in aviation.
  3. Add these lessons learned to our Agile toolbox as we look to replicate success in future endeavors in agility.
Waterfront 1
The Incentive Trap
Simon Bennett and Mark Summers
Session Details
The Incentive Trap
Simon Bennett and Mark Summers
Room: Waterfront 1
Track: Business Agility
Session Type: Workshop [Advanced]
Summary:

The way in which you choose to incentivise and reward people can have amazing impacts on their performance. Come experience it for yourself

Learning Objects:
  • How the notion of the team as a single organism is central to success of a Scrum project
  • The way in which "tried and tested" incentive and bonus schemes can unwittingly sub-optimise or de-rail your Scrum team
  • How the type of work influences what appropriate incentives are
  • What incentive schemes can support Scrum
Waterfront 3
Agile Leadership - The Power of Influence
Anu Smalley and Kate Megaw
Session Details
Agile Leadership - The Power of Influence
Anu Smalley and Kate Megaw
Room: Waterfront 3
Track: Business Agility
Session Type: Workshop [Advanced]
Summary: What would your team say about your legacy? Did you lead with a legacy of power or did you influence your team to do their best and grow.
Learning Objects:
  • Review your current leadership style, and identify if you are more on the side of power or influence.
  • Understand the difference between power and influence-based leadership.
  • How do you transition from power-based leadership to influence-based leadership?
  • What are the characteristics of a self-managing, self-organizing team?
  • What are the characteristics of a great Agile leader?
Waterfront 2
The Agile Emergency Room
Katy Saulpaugh
Session Details
The Agile Emergency Room
Katy Saulpaugh
Room: Waterfront 2
Track: Business Agility
Session Type: Workshop [Beginner]
Summary: Bring your Agile transformation back to life using change management techniques.
Learning Objects:

Participants will walk away with a clear set of tools they can apply in each of the three categories:

  • Diagnosis: We will practice using an assessment tool to promote balanced adoption and avoid overloading teams with too much change at once.
  • Treatment: We will apply one of the most effective tools to encourage organizational learning: the change network.
  • Preventive Care: We will explore how effective storytelling can help people thrive in times of change.
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