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Agile Prague 2017 is almost sold out

Agile Prague 2017 is almost sold out - the last 20 registrations are available. Get your one now!

Preview of "Swearing, Nudity and Other Vulnerable Positions" talk

John Le Drew prepared a preview of his "Swearing, Nudity and Other Vulnerable Positions" talk.

Large-Scale Scrum: LEGO simulation!

Join Alexey Krivitsky for his Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS): LEGO simulation!

Pay 2 get 3 for Creative Storyboarding for Business workshop

The art of storytelling is an essential tool for business. 

If you are faced with a user experience problem or a potential issue with a current process you should consider creative storyboarding for a clear and captivating way to present a customer need.

Attend this unique one-day workshop to gain both visualisation skills and create a compelling storyboard bursting with business value.

See more details about the workshop here
 
Get special time limited offer pay 2 get 3 people registered at the workshop. Contact us for details.  

Scaling is still hot topic

Scaling Scrum is still a hot topic and we believe that the real Scrum Scaling is LeSS – Large Scale Scrum. We are happy that two top Certified LeSS Trainers are joining Agile Prague Conference - Jurgen De Smet and Wolfgang Richter. There’s one LeSS case study as well presented by Karel Smutny and workshop facilitated by Alexey Krivitsky.

If you are interested in scaling or you are from a big organization Agile Prague is definitely the place to come and get hands-on information about Scrum Scaling.

Jurgen De Smet will be delivering certified LeSS training in Prague on 11-13 October 2017 as well.

Great support from Certified Scrum Trainers & Coaches and Scrum Alliance

We are proud that Agile Prague gets so strong support from Certified Scrum Trainers and Certified Enterprise Coaches community from Scrum Alliance.

We have among our speakers the following great Certified Scrum Trainers and Certified Enterprise Coaches: Alexey Krivitsky, Angel Diaz-Maroto, James Schiel, Peter Stevens, Petri Heiramo, Steven G. Spearman, and Zuzana ‘Zuzi’ Sochova.

And even more Scrum Alliance is our gold sponsor.

Coaches Clinic at Agile Prague

This year we present the Coaches Clinic for the first time at Agile Prague. The experienced Agile Coaches will be ready to advice or answer your questions. Just come and sign up for the free coaching session. The Coaches Clinic will be available during both days at the conference lobby. The Coaches Clinic will be prepared and organized by Certified Enterprise Coaches, Certified Scrum Trainers and other experienced Agile coaches.

About Creative Storyboarding for Business workshop

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

Creative Storyboarding is a powerful business tool, which can be used to aid alignment and stakeholder engagement. Why settle for complex process maps and weighty project plans, when you can express your message in a visual way, that will resonate better with your stakeholders?

How to Use Creative Storyboarding for Business - read more in Stuart Young's blog post

Register here and join the workshop.

Registration for Agile Prague conference is possible via Eventbrite as well

You can register for our Agile Prague conference here on our webpage. In this case, we prefer payment via wire transfer. If you prefer for any reason payment via credit card, you can see our listing at Eventbrite and register there. We’ll provide you with the invoice after the payment.

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.

Georgy Bolyuba

Georgy Bolyuba

 

Georgy Bolyuba is a software developer who writes his introductions in the first person. It is easy to say you love IT, many people do so. Hi, my name is Georgy Bolyuba and I will admit that I do care deeply about IT, but it has been only 12 years since we got together. We have the whole life ahead of us and only time will tell if this is true love.
 
At this point the most interesting aspect of IT for me is people. What makes particular set of people gel as a team? What can make team productive? What can I do for my teams to make this happen? These are some of the questions that I am trying to answer for last several years. The jury is still out…
 

 

Let’s see what stuck

In the case study “Let’s see what stuck” I will talk about my experience building agile teams in Barclays for last year and a half. I will talk about the things we tried, how we changed our processes over time and why, and what we are doing now. Think of it a an extremely short sprint review meeting combined with sprint retrospective for a very, very long sprint. Will this work? No idea. But as I have learned at my current gig, sometimes you just have to throw ideas at the wall and see what sticks.  Among other things I will talk about:
 
-          2 people team trying to be agile (harder than you think!)
-          From continuous Kanban to Scrum and back
-          Conjecture: All PMs love agile, not all of them know they do
-          Couple of words on agile in virtual aka remote teams