Agile on the Beach 2018 presents its speakers line-up for the eighth Agile on the Beach conference that will take place this July, in Falmouth, Cornwall. Opening Agile on the Beach 2018, the conference welcomes Gert Gigerenzer from Berlin, Germany as the first keynote speaker. He is internationally known for his award-winning books “Calculated Risks, Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious”, and “Risk Savvy: How to make good decisions”. Woody Zuill from the USA will deliver the Friday keynote at the conference and running his NoEstimates workshop.
Industry News on Scrum and Agile Software Development Project Management
Scrum.org has announced its new Scrum with Kanban course to teach individuals and teams how to use Scrum with Kanban practices, without changing Scrum. Scrum.org has collaborated with Daniel Vacantito create the course. In 2007 he helped develop the Kanban Method for knowledge work and has been conducting Kanban training, coaching and consulting ever since.
Scrum.org has updated the Nexus Guide, the body of knowledge for using its Nexus framework to scale Scrum. The updates were determined in part through the Scrum community feedback via the Scrum Guide User Voice website, the Scrum.org community and its Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs). An emphasis on increasing clarification around the Nexus Integration Team and the purpose of its role, asserting the importance of transparency at scale for integration and defining when “Done” is at scale are some of the major changes Scrum practitioners will find in the updated version of the Nexus Guide.
Agile Prague Conference will take place in September 2018 in Czech Republic. This conference is building a unique collaborative environment where participants not only listen to the speakers but are encouraged to approach them and have a conversation together. The theme of the AgilePrague Conference 2018 is “Business Agility”.
Scrum Alliance has announced its officers for the 2018 Board of Directors. Scrum Alliance Interim CEO Lisa Hershman said, “We have numerous new initiatives coming in 2018 that we are excited to share with our global community. I am confident these new board members will help guide the organization in developing and delivering new products and services to our members in the future. I am excited to work with this group of dedicated professionals as we help Scrum Alliance continue to transform the world of work.”
Scrum.org and Scrum Inc have announced that Scrum co-creators Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland have made updates to the Scrum Guide, the body of knowledge of Scrum. These are the first updates to the Scrum Guide since July 2016.
Aginext.io London 2018 is a conference for Agile Practitioners interested in the most advanced Agile practices and the emerging ones. The call for papers is open until the 30th November 2017. The full program will be released on the 5th December.