Interviews

Jan Larsson on Using Agile to Meet Demands in Complex Vehicle Systems

Jan Larsson on Using Agile to Meet Demands in Complex Vehicle Systems

Jan Larsson Q&A on Using Agile to Meet Demands in Complex Vehicle Systems, along with answering:

  • How do you see the role of Agile methodologies in the automotive industry evolving over the next 5 years?
  • What advice would you offer to those looking to help automotive leadership understand and implement agile methods?
  • What are some of the largest challenges today in integrating Agile methodologies into hardware and software development processes?
  • Tentatively, what are your top objectives/priorities for Aptiv in 2019?
  • What advice would you offer to those looking to help automotive leadership understand and implement agile methods?
Leading Culture Change: Helping Automotive Leadership to Understand & Implement Agile Methods

Leading Culture Change: Helping Automotive Leadership to Understand & Implement Agile Methods

We sat down with one of our keynote speakers, Evangeline Bletsis, to answer the following questions:

  • How will the role of agile methodologies in the automotive industry evolve over the next 5 years?
  • What advice would you offer to those looking to help automotive leadership understand and implement agile methods?
  • What are some of the largest challenges today in integrating agile methodologies into hardware and software development processes?
  • Tentatively, what are your key objectives/priorities for the next 2-5 years?
  • As a keynote speaker at the upcoming Agile for Automotive Summit, what is one message you hope attendees will take away from your presentation?
Integrating Modern Agile Engineer Processes into Auto Products with David Rush

Integrating Modern Agile Engineer Processes into Auto Products with David Rush

Ahead of the Agile for Automotive Summit, we sat down with one of our expert speakers, David Rush, Chief Methodologist and Principal Director Industry X.0 Consulting, Connected Products & Lifecycle Services at Accenture, to answer the following questions:

  • How has Accenture’s AutoScrum transformed product development processes?
  • What are some of the largest challenges today in integrating modern agile engineer processes into auto products?
  • Tentatively, what are your key objectives/priorities for the next 2-5 years?
  • What advice would you offer to those looking to help automotive leadership understand and implement agile methods?
  • As a speaker at the upcoming Agile for Automotive Summit, what is one message you hope attendees will take away from your presentation?

Mr. David Rush is a visionary thought leader with over forty years experience in the Transportation, Energy and Technology sector's and has been recognized through numerous engineering, technology awards and patents. His broad global perspective is derived from living and working in the automotive and high-tech industries in Europe, Turkey, Asia, S. Africa, Australia and USA.

Dave’s expertise is in Automotive Product Development, Process Improvement, Systems Eng., Lean and Agile at Scale, Product Development Tools, Business Transformation Methods and Technology Integration.

He worked for Ford, GM, Nissan, Panasonic Automotive, MSC Software, Rucker in a broad range of product development, operations, consultant and senior executive roles. David is currently focused on Innovation and Thought Leadership in the Connected, Autonomous, Electrified and Shared-use Vehicle Product Development space.

Agile Transformation Spotlight: The Success Story of Scrum & Toyota

Agile Transformation Spotlight: The Success Story of Scrum & Toyota

Ahead of Agile for Automotive, we sat down with two of our keynote speakers, Dave West and Nigel Thurlow, to discuss:

  • The history of agility in the context of the automotive industry
  • How Toyota Connected revolutionized the standard for enhancing and developing agility in lean product development
  • What the new automotive 'agile' operating model looks like
  • Top objectives/priorities for Scrum.org and Toyota Connected in 2019
  • Why you cannot afford to miss their upcoming presentation
  • And much more!