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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.

Alan Brown - Practical Lessons for Agility in Global Enterprise Software Delivery

Alan Brown /Spain/

Alan W. Brown /Spain/ is an IBM Distinguished Engineer at IBM Rational software. Alan´s current assignment is IBM Rational CTO for Europe. He works with customers around the world consulting on software engineering strategy as it pertains to enterprise solutions, process improvement, and the transition to service-oriented solutions through IBM Rational's software delivery platform.

In this role Alan defines IBM Rational's strategy as it relates to enterprise solution delivery, software delivery economics, and distributed software and systems delivery. This involves working with engineering teams on product architecture, product management groups on creating plans, and marketing and field teams on positioning IBM Rational's products and services.

Alan came to Rational in February 2001 through Rational's purchase of Catapulse Inc., a Silicon Valley start up funded by Rational Corp. and Benchmark Capital. Previously Alan was VP of R&D for Computer Associate's Application Development products where he was responsible for advanced technology activities across the group. He advised on specifications for new software products and the future direction of enterprise application and component-based software development products across the company.
Alan has also spent 5 years working at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. There Alan led a team working with several large US government clients supporting their disciplined adoption of software tools and practices, performed architectural design reviews on numerous large systems, and contributed to several industry and government standards activities.

In April 2006 Alan was also appointed as Adjunct Professor at NC State University. In this role Alan is acting as advisor to computer science faculty and students on software engineering topics, is a co-founder of NC State's Center for Open Software Engineering (COSE), and is assisting in the revision of software engineering curricula.

Alan has extensive experience in service-based design, component-based development, software engineering environments, and enterprise application development tools. He has published over 50 papers, authored four books, and edited an additional three books. Alan holds a PhD in Computing Science from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.

Practical Lessons for Agility in Global Enterprise Software Delivery

There are many pressures on software delivery organizations to produce more software faster in the context of extreme cost pressure and growing globalization of the software delivery organization. How can these pressures be addressed while maintaining software delivery quality and productivity? This presentation will explore the changes in software delivery models that have taken place in recent years, and the ways in which overall software delivery quality can be managed in the current environment. In particular, we will discuss several real world experiences where large commercial organizations have achieved significant improvements in software quality and productivity when adopting more agile practices. We will conclude with a set of best practices for adopting "agile at scale" that can be applied to your own organization to provide measured improvements in your software delivery model.

A Case Study in Agile-at-Scale Delivery

Many individuals and teams involved on projects are already using agile development techniques as part of their daily work. However, we have much less experience in how to scale and manage agile practices as part of a concerted effort of improvement across an integrated supply-chain for enterprise software delivery. In this talk we discuss the scalability of agile approaches through a detailed case study in agile adoption. In the context of this example we examine how “agility-at-scale” is applied, describe the key scaling factors and their impact on agility, and review some of the rollout and deployment issues that can limit the adoption of agile approaches in practice.