Following on from the "Individuals and Interactions" interview series Author Gill Broza launched a series titled "A Packing List for your Agile Journey" in which he will interview a variety of commentators, practitioners and authors on what it takes to make an agile transition sustainable in the long term.
The Agile Alliance has announced keynote speakers who will present at the Agile 2014 conference in Orlando, FL, USA. They are Aneesh Chopra, former and first U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Diana Larsen, author, consultant and an authority on agile adoption, and Bjarte Bogsnes a leader in the Beyond Budgeting community
Submissions for talks at the Agile 2014 conference to be held in Orlando, Florida in August 2014 close on the 14th of January. The Agile Alliance is calling for interested speakers to submit their proposals soon.
Agile is about a mindset and a contiguous improvement of everything said Yves Hanoulle. InfoQ did an interview with him about the habits that people have and what you can do to get into the habit of improving.
On each day of the 3-day conference at the inviting environs offered at the Hyatt there was a jam-packed schedule of speakers, exhibits and activities that made for some difficult decisions as to which tracks and what happening to attend.
Submissions are now open for talk proposals the Agile 2014 conference to be held in Orlando, Florida, USA in July 2014
The first Agile Singapore conference will be held in November 2013 and the organisers have announced the speakers and talks for the first two tracks.
The next Agile India conference will be held in Bangalore in February/March 2014. A crowd-sourced open submission system has been set up for session proposals and the first keynote speaker has been identified.
Timothy Lister gave a keynote talk titled "40 Years of Trying to Play Well With Others" at the Agile 2013 conference in Nashville, and the Agile Alliance have made the talk available for viewing through their learning center.
Agile methods have the potential of creating great results. But those great results are not a guarantee; in fact anecdotal evidence suggests that those great results are only achieved by a small percentage of those teams and organizations adopting and adapting agile methods. There are invisible requirements for this success. One of these requirements seems to be safety.
The Agile Alliance has announced the three keynote speakers for the Agile 2013 conference in August. Abhi Nemani, Tim Lister and Gene Kim will talk about leveraging the power of agility in their various fields.
The first Agile Singapore conference will be held on November 7-8 2013. The conference is community organized with Jim McCarthy and David Hussman as the opening and closing keynote speakers.
The Agile Alliance has announced the program for the upcoming Agile 2013 conference. There are 210 sessions over the five days, plus a number of keynotes and special events.
In an agile adoption, there is need to develop and sustain an agile culture. What can the Human Resources department or managers do to support the agile in their company, and lower the chance on employees concerns about their roles, assessments of their performance, and on their work environment?
The Agile Alliance sponsored an Agile Open event in Florianopolis, Brazil on the 25th of January. The event attracted over 100 participants from all over Brazil and as far away as Canada. The event put on by the Agile Alliance as part of the focus the Alliance has of engaging with and supporting local agile communities around the world.