Date(s) - 10/28/2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Agile approaches have downplayed the role of management. Too many people say, “We don’t need no stinkin’ managers.” On the contrary. We need managers to create and refine the agile culture and create leadership capability across the organization. Without modern management, any agile transformation dies a quick and ugly death. Instead, it’s time to invite managers to change their behaviors to transform to an agile culture. Learn to see and create management excellence for your agile culture.
– See the myths that prevent management from achieving leadership excellence and agility.
– Learn actions to bypass several of these myths, traps, and illusions.
– Learn which management behaviors to change, to serve the agile team or organization.
– Learn ways to invite your or your manager’s thinking patterns to change.
Johanna Rothman, known as the “Pragmatic Manager,” offers frank advice for your tough problems. She helps leaders and teams do reasonable things that work. Equipped with that knowledge, they can then decide how to adapt their product development. Johanna was the Agile 2009 conference chair and was the co-chair of the first edition of the Agile Practice Guide. She is also the author of eighteen books and hundreds of articles. Find the Pragmatic Manager, a monthly email newsletter, and her blogs at jrothman.com and createadaptablelife.com.
6:00-6:15 Welcome and Connection Time