Agile Wednesday Webinar Series 5: What Does Good Agile Look Like?
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We attend these webinars because we believe in Agile and we want to develop our skills and improve how our teams work. We work Agile because we have had great experiences and success working this way. Our experience is not common! Most "Agile Transformations" fail. Many (if not most) Agile teams have poor Agile practices. People new to Agile struggle through these failed transformations or poor practices and get a wrong impression of Agile, because they have never seen it done well! Poor experience with Agile leads to the many myths and fallacies that developers repeat to each other or post on social media. What can a dedicated Agilist do to inspire their teams to embrace Agile or work on improving their Agile processes? Two years ago, I came to ABE to talk about the culture of continuous improvement that we were building at Avvo. It turns out that one of the biggest challenges we faced was explaining what our vision was, where we were going. I will return for this years' ABE to talk about what a high-performing Agile company looks like, how to create and explain a vision for your teams and I will share the painful lessons we learned at Avvo as we worked on our evolution. I will also share the model I use to help with an Agile cultural transformation.
Join us for the Agile Wednesday webinar Series where we discuss Agile topics each week. This series is a limited 6-week series held on Wednesdays over lunch to support our PMI Washington DC Chapter members during this time of disruptive change.
April 15 – Jamey Lees CEO, Agile Training 101: Agile Principles and Mindset
April 22 - Hisham Faour VP, Enterprise Agile Transformation, The Carlyle Group: Case Study of an Agile Transformation
April 29 - Mike Hannan CEO, Fortezza Consulting: The Biggest Missing Ingredient to Amplify Project Portfolio Performance
May 06 - Sarah Hoban Global Project Manager and Strategy Consultant : Productivity
May 13 - Kevin Goldsmith Chief Technology Officer, Onfido: What Does Good Agile Look Like?
May 20 - Manjit Singh: CEO, Agilious
Registration is complimentary. Pre-registration is required to receive call-in information. This will be sent the day before the event and one hour prior to the start time.
About the Speakers
Kevin Goldsmith has been a developer, software architect, technology manager, and senior technology executive for over 27 years. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer at Onfido in London, a machine learning and computer vision company helping users own their identities on the internet. Formerly, Kevin was the Chief Technology Officer at Avvo; the Vice President of Engineering, Consumer at Spotify; a Director of Engineering at Adobe Systems; and, development lead at Microsoft.