Agile Africa is a two-day conference for Agile and Scrum practitioners that takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa. Agile Africa is an annual conference where African software professionals meet to listen to leading international and local speaker discussing better ways of developing software.
AgileChina is a four-day conference about Agile and Scrum that will take place in Beijing. It is part of the TiD Conference that integrates resources and forces of SPIChina, ChinaTest and AgileChina. Agile China will start with a day of tutorials followed by three days of sessions both in Chinese and English.
The first principle of the Agile Manifesto tells us that we have to deliver value: “Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software. However, when faced with seemingly endless choices and a world moving at an increasing speed, how do you evaluate strategic options with speed and precision?
The Sunday before the start of the Agile2018 Conference, the Agile Alliance is organizing the Women In Agile Workshop. This half-day event is designed for both women and men who seek to create a more inclusive and diverse community that enables broad idea-sharing from all members. If you are a woman who is active in the Agile community, or seeking to become more involved and meet other women, or if you’re a man who wants to understand and support women in Agile, we encourage you to attend this valuable workshop.
Even if for some Agile and Scrum practitioners, checklists can have the bad reputations as being on the wrong side of the “Individuals and interactions over processes and tool ” Agile Manifesto preferred values, it doesn’t always mean that it contains “items you should always check”. They can be also considered as a good practice that allows to capitalize and share experience when they are used as guidelines to assess the different aspects of a situation.
Comparative Agility announced at the Scrum Alliance 2018 North American Global Scrum Gathering in Minneapolis that it will provide a valuable benefit to Scrum Alliance certified professionals. Comparative Agility is an Agile assessment and continuous improvement platform with more than 2+ million data points, 30,000+ unique respondents and intelligence from more than 2,000 organizations.
Traditional performance reviews don’t improve performance and are an impediment to collaboration and Agile team self-organisation. What if Performance Management was the responsibility of the whole team? How would that look, would it work and could it be more effective?Agile makes this possible.