Archive for May 2013

Waterloo Agile Lean May 28th P2P Lean Change: Using Lean Startup for Organizational Change

May 20, 2013

What?: Agile, whether it be Transformation or Adoption, is simply a trigger for organizational change, and according to various change management studies dating back to 1995, change efforts have a lousy success record. Change management brings many tools, methods and practices for managing change and Agile brings a set of values and principles for how to better manage work in today’s organizations.

Lean Change is a method that applies the customer development aspect of  Lean Startup to organizational change.  In this session, Jason Little and Andrew Annett will talk about what Lean Change is, how it evolved and tell some stories from the trenches.

When?: Tueday May 28th, 2013 from 4:30p.m. to 6:00p.m.  

Where?: Communitech Hub, 151 Charles St West, Atlas and Matrix Rooms, Kitchener

Andrew Annett: Andrew is an experienced coach and facilitator focused on helping organizations (large and small) organizing their work better. He has a consistent record of successfully implementing new technology and processes. Throughout his career he has managed significant process change to support critical business needs. His passion for resolving dilemmas in practical ways has lead him to the agile and lean communities.  

Jason Little: Jason is an Organizational Change Coach at Leanintuit, licensed Management 3.0 trainer, international speaker and author. Jason is passionate about the people-side of change and has been officially helping organizations adopt Agile practices since 2007. In his spare time he runs Lean Startup workshops with the Ivey School of Business and University of Waterloo. Jason founded the Silicon Halton Agile Community and started the local Toronto Stoos Chapter.

Register: here

Agile Coach Camp TO 2013 Registration Open

May 4, 2013

Agile Coach Camp Canada, now in its 4th year, is a highly collaborative, self-organized annual event for everyone involved in coaching, training, mentoring and leading Agile organizations, teams and individuals. Coaches, ScrumMasters, team leads, guerrilla change agents, product owners, managers, and other roles are all welcome. This is a practitioner-run conference for peer-to-peer learning and exploration. The sessions are planned collaboratively with the participants which is why there is no set agenda for sessions or speakers.

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