February 26 - 28, 2020 | SILICON VALLEY, CA

Hands-On Focus Day - Wednesday, February 26th 2020

End of Workshop Day

8:30 am - 10:30 am MASTERCLASS A: BUILDING AND DEVELOPING AN AGILE DREAM TEAM TO BRING YOUR FRAMEWORKS INTO THE 21ST CENTURY

Scott Davis - Project Manager Electrical Engineering & Vehicle Connectivity, Volvo Group
Teamwork and collaboration are at the heart of agile development. Naturally this makes the building of top tier teams a cornerstone of agile development. In this session we will look at both, agile teams and structures, and how we can best optimize people in these frameworks.   

Breakout Groups: After the session, attendees will breakout into teams and apply what they have learned by developing journey maps.  Build a strategy that you can bring back and apply in your respective workplace.
 
Debrief: As you rejoin the session, you will have the opportunity to review your road maps and share your ideas with the other groups.
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Scott Davis

Project Manager Electrical Engineering & Vehicle Connectivity
Volvo Group

10:30 am - 10:45 am Morning Break

10:45 am - 12:45 pm MASTERCLASS B: AS AN AGILIST HOW DO YOU GENERATE BUY-IN FROM MIDDLE MANAGEMENT?

Eugen Novikov - Agile Coach, Audi

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Eugen Novikov

Agile Coach
Audi

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm MASTERCLASS C: BUILDING AGILE ORGANIZATIONS - CULTIVATING LESSONS LEARNED ON SMALL SCALE FRAMEWORKS TO HARNESS AGILITY IN LARGE ORGANIZATIONS

Krishna Sagar - Senior Program Manager, Microsoft
In a world of old and colossal companies, organizations that acquire agility as a key tenant in their business model, establish themselves as unicorns of the industry.  However, this dream is a possibility for all organizations. In this session we will look at the final step of this sailing challenge.   
 
Apply: Break into groups as we work through scenarios and applying the different scalability approaches we learned. Discuss the different strategies that one could take depending on the maturity of the scenario.
 
Share: First, share your group work, your successes and challenges in the solutions you decided on. Next identify long and short term hurdles that you will need to overcome. 
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Krishna Sagar

Senior Program Manager
Microsoft

3:30 pm - 3:30 pm End of Focus Day

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm SCAVENGER HUNT

The Scavenger Hunt Begins. We will break up into groups and challenge ourselves and members of our team as we do a scavenger hunt!