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By IIL Team


June 2, 2022, Opening Day with Live Q&A

June 3 to September 4, 2022, Attend On-Demand

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Whether you are working in an environment where just a few teams have begun using adaptive practices, or one where the entire company is years deep into Agile transformation, your organization is likely facing various implementation challenges.

These challenges often result from a lack of shared understanding. That’s because the meaning of Agile can differ greatly between teams and departments. Developers may see it as a way to increase autonomy. Compliance may see it as a way to reduce risk. Leadership may see it as a way to reduce spending while increasing output. Uniting people around the value and meaning of Agile is the first challenge for any organization. Realigning to that understanding is another. Scaling Agile effectively so that the culture embraces it and makes it work is yet another.

Thankfully, there are many Agile practices, tools, and frameworks that can help. But anyone who has worked extensively with these will tell you that they are merely parts of a much bigger picture. Agile, agility, and adaptive practices are a means to an end, not the final goal.

When theory meets practice, there is no one-size fits all.

Agile is ultimately about empowering people and teams to work in a way that works best for them, finding the right way for those teams to work together and creating customer value. Context matters. Organizations that are seeing success with Agile are those that adopt relevant approaches and adapt them to meet their needs.

So, what is working for companies who have adopted an Agile mindset? What challenges are they facing and how are they looking to overcome these? How are they scaling Agile throughout their organization, finding tailored solutions where needed, and creating sustainable change? How can their stories and insights help your teams and organization? How can you make Agile work for you?

At IIL’s Agile and Scrum 2022 Online Conference: Making It Work For You, we will explore the themes of  enterprise agility, agile in practice, and creating sustainable change.

Enterprise agility

Agile at large organizations rests on the foundation of agile at the team level, scaled up in a way that preserves the same sustainable agile principles, practices, and value outcomes at all layers of the organization. Watch our live Keynote Panel Discussion, Agile at Large Organizations, led by Tom Friend, Business Agility Consultant at IIL, with Nathalie Brochstein of LeadingClearly, Larkland Brown of The Hartford Insurance, and Deborah Brey from Boeing.

Agile ways of working can help, turning squishy debates about corporate purpose into real actions and results. Gain insight on building Purposeful Business the Agile Way with keynote presenter Darrell Rigby, Partner and Director at Bain & Company.

Hear firsthand about Extra Large Transformation from the Lean and Agile Trenches at Ericsson with Marianne Rimbark, Improvement & Performance Manager at Ericsson.

Understand what enterprise agility is and why Disciplined Agile® (DA™) Value Streams are critical for success. Which organizations are finding success with Disciplined Agile adoption? Join Brent Reed’s A Blueprint for Achieving Enterprise Agility—Success Stories Using PMI’s Disciplined Agile® keynote.

Explore the behaviors and characteristics of organizations that have seized emerging and unforeseen opportunities for their customers’ benefit in The Shape of Agility keynote presentation with Evan Leybourn, Cofounder and CEO of Business Agility Institute.

Agile in practice

When your organization is on the path to Agile, you’ll want to look at practical applications of agile in various contexts, including software and hardware development, and product development.

Learn practical examples of how to implement Scrum in hardware development and understand how to scale up a product development initiative with multiple teams and vendors. Don’t miss The Past, The Present, and the Future of Hardware Development, with Paolo Sammicheli, Agile Business Coach, Scrum Trainer.

If you work in product development and want to transition away from reactively dealing with emergencies towards proactive preventing and managing, join David Daly’s talk on Stop Firefighting: How to Take Control of Your Product Development.

To adopt and adapt to sudden changes in technology is paramount for organizations to survive. With a Service Value System (SVS) and Value Stream concept at its center and 34 defined practices, ITIL®4 helps organizations transform to an agile way of working. IT Service Management: How ITIL4, DevOps, LEAN, and Scrum can help you align to ever-changing needs. Don’t miss this session with Eppo Luppes, Senior Management Trainer at IIL.

Bridge the gap between “knowing about Scrum” and “mastering Scrum” through expert advice and practical examples for yourself and your team, presented by Sprint Your Way to Scrum, with Bonny Yelsangi, Certified Scrum Trainer and Author.

Get real talk about what the 12 agile principles mean and be inspired to create a new experience for yourself and others, in The Truth About Agile, with Melissa Boggs, speaker and consultant.

Creating sustainable change

The great thing about the Agile and Scrum framework is it provides time for retrospection, to examine what is working effectively, what went wrong, and what can be improved. We can learn a lot from the companies on the vanguard of Agile.

For a new take on this, don’t miss Catch It Before It Catches You: How Pre-Mortems Can Help Your Team Minimize Risk, with Renée Fishel, Engineering Manager at IBM

At Menlo Innovations, running experiments is an integral tool to empower team members. When every team member has a vested interest and contributes to the overall success of the company, a joyful culture emerges. Hear the value of experiments in the workplace with Run Experiments and Create Joy presented by Helen Hagos and Nicole Hutchison, Software Developers at Menlo Innovations.

Hear how the team at Vodafone, a leading technology communications company used the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) to implement agile practices at an enterprise level, in their session How Simulations Can Help You Improve SAFe® Programs, presented by Jan Schilt, Managing Director at Gamingworks BV, and Ryan Newbery, Senior Manager, Transformation and Ways of Working at Vodafone.

At the heart of sustaining Agile is the people. Empowered, valued, and appreciated people are the secret sauce to the success of any organization. Maximizing the potential of all individuals should be the focus, especially when undergoing Agile transformation. Watch Talent Cultivation Within Agile Teams, presented by Jane Juma-Nyamunga, Founder and CEO of Talent Focused Agility.

For organizations looking to increase efficiency and effectiveness in their agile journey, Agile Auditing offers a risk-based framework to adopt and adapt a real-time approach, enhancing how audit brings value to the organization’s mission and goals. Watch Experience Faster, Easier, and More Fun Audits. How? With Agile Auditing!, presented by Raven Catlin, CEO of Raven Global Training, and Ceciliana Watkins, Founder & CEO of Team Oriented Solutions.

We’re excited to welcome you to Agile and Scrum 2022, opening June 2, 2022, with On-Demand Access from June 3 to September 4, 2022!

For more information and to register, click here.  Request a group rate or an unlimited license here.

Benefits of attending

  • Gain valuable insights and knowledge that you can apply to your job.
  • Earn valuable Professional Development Units (PDUs) or Scrum Educational Units (SEUs) to maintain your professional certification
  • Connect with speakers and thought leaders, and network with other professionals
  • View live Q&A with Keynote Speakers on June 2 (Opening Day) and enjoy On-Demand access from June 3 to September 4, 2022
  • Gain additional learning with 2 FREE courses:
    • Conflict Resolution Skills, with Ruben Jen, Senior Trainer, IIL
    • Integrating Design Thinking, Lean and Agile, with Nagaraja Gundappa, Trainer, IIL


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