Full Agile Prague Week 2017

The Agile Prague conference is the first event of our ‘Full Agile Prague Week 2017’. It’s followed by a workshop with great selection – Modern Agile by Joshua Kerievsky or Creative Storyboarding for Business by Stuart Young. It’s finished by new certification class CAL - Certified Agile Leadership (Scrum Alliance).

Conference workshop: Modern Agile by Joshua Kerievsky

Much has changed since the publishing of the Agile Manifesto in 2001. Joshua Kerievsky is coming to explain his idea about Modern Agile.

Conference workshop: Creative Storyboarding for Business by Stuart Young

We organize one-day workshop from Stuart Young: Creative Storyboarding for Business as part of the Agile Prague conference.

The first 15 registrations for super early bird price are sold out

It was really fast. The first 15 registrations for super early bird price are sold out in less than one day. Thank you for your support!

Early bird period ends on 30 June 2017. It’s still enough time to secure registration for early bird price.

List of the speakers is still increasing

The first version of the Agile Prague 2017 program is ready and online. But we are still working on it and we’ll be adding more speakers soon. Check the already confirmed names.

The already confirmed 3 keynote speakers are:

-    Linda Rising will help us to address conflicts,
-    Joshua Kerievsky (Agile Manifesto co-author) will introduce his Modern Agile concept,
-    Johanna Rothman will talk about Agile program management.

Registration for 7th season is open

Agile Prague 2017 registration is already open. If you want to get super early-bird discounted registration you have to be fast. We have only 15 limited seats for this price. And some of the are already gone… :-)

Early bird period ends on 30 June 2017.

Looking for Speakers 2017

Agile Prague 2017 is looking for speakers. Be fast to get the first program review round at the end of March. 

Submit your proposal here or see more details at speaker's section.

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Joakim Sundén: A Practical Introduction To Kanban

by Anna Kulakowska

The introduction to Kanban was not only practical, but it also provided numerous interesting examples from real-life. The practical tips can be applied to any methodology and the aim is 'to stop starting and start finishing'.
If you ever wondered how to improve your results, you may wish to have a closer look at the following recommendations:

Limit work in progress
You can achieve it by limiting work to capacity and slicing the work into smaller units. The immediate advantage will be less rework, and shorter waiting periods. When you concentrate on one or two things, you can exploit and elevate bottlenecks, and remove impediments more readily. Another important benefit is that by limiting the number of tasks, you do not waste time switching between the different tasks, researching the issues, and figuring out what was it all about. Moreover, as you are part of a multifunctional team, it becomes much easier to ensure that this task goes through the whole cycle and gets completed.

Visualize your work
Using visual aids, for example, colors to denote type of work, avatars to represent team members and presenting it all on a table has some advantages. Firstly, the standup time can be shorter, if everyone can clearly see the tasks, the status, and the workflow. The use of avatars limits the workload and you can agree within your team to use only two for every team member.

The graphics were created by Richard Fridrich.