Developing Agile Leadership
With Pete Behrens, CEC, CST®

May 11, 2016
11:00 a.m. ET (USA)

According to industry surveys over the past decade, the top impediment to further agility in organizations is lack of leadership awareness, understanding, and behavioral alignment with Agile values. 

Scrum Alliance has been collecting research and organizational in identifying the leadership mindset, behaviors, and focus that drive the sustained value delivery and organizational agility required to succeed in complex and rapidly changing environments. 

This talk shares the discoveries from that research, highlights the learnings leaders should seek to understand and apply, and introduces a new program from Scrum Alliance to guide leaders through this journey. 

petebehrens_2sq.JPGPete Behrens is a Leadership Agility Coach with Trail Ridge Consulting, focusing on leadership and organizational agility. He provides guidance to senior executives on how to transform themselves and their companies to work more effectively with more agility. His leadership has enhanced agility across many organizations, including, GE Healthcare, Google, McKinsey & Company, and more. 

Pete is a certified Leadership Agility 360 coach providing one-on-one assessment, development, and guidance for increasing the agility of organizational leaders. Furthermore, Pete is a Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) and a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST®) working deeply with organizations to improve their organizational agility. He was the founder of the Scrum Alliance CEC Program and co-developed the ICAgile Enterprise Agile Coaching learning objectives. His focus today includes strategy guidance for Scrum Alliance as a board member and developing the new Certified Agile Leadership (CAL) program for Scrum Alliance.

Collaboration at Scale: How to Prioritize a Backlog 
With Carlton Nettleton, CST®, president of Look Forward Consulting, and Luke Hohmann, founder and CEO at Conteneo Inc.

13 December 2017
11 a.m. ET (USA)

We all know the Product Backlog: It's that ordered list of everything known to be needed in the product. Ordering means prioritization, so in this Collaboration at Scale webinar we'll explore a variety of frameworks that Product Owners and Scrum teams can use to prioritize backlogs. We'll explore how to include customers, partners, and stakeholders, and how estimates provided by Scrum teams influence the prioritization of backlogs.

About the Collaboration at Scale Webinar Series

A joint production of Scrum Alliance and Conteneo Inc., the Collaboration at Scale webinar series is designed to provide a series of focused, outcome-driven solutions to collaboration problems faced by CSPOs, ScrumMasters, and Scrum Team members in organizations of 10 or more Scrum Teams.


Carlton Nettleton 
CNCarlton Nettleton is an international speaker based in San Diego County. He is a thought leader on Scrum and Agile software development and the author of Fourteen Observations of Good Scrum Practice. He provides advice, consulting, mentoring, and training to teams and organizations, from small start-ups to businesses that develop products regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. As president of Look Forward Consulting (, Carlton has over ten years of experience working side-by-side with clients to improve quality, increase productivity, build great teams, and apply Lean Thinking to software programs. He is a Certified Scrum Trainer®, bilingual in English and Spanish, and a part-time Lisbon resident.

Luke Hohmann
Luke_HohmannLuke Hohmann is the founder and CEO of Conteneo Inc. (formerly the Innovation Games Company). Conteneo’s enterprise software platforms and professional services merge collaboration frameworks, data analytics, and domain expertise to help organizations optimize decision making in the areas of strategy, innovation, sales, product development, and market research. Luke is also co-founder of Every Voice Engaged Foundation (EVEF), a 501(c)3 nonprofit that that helps citizens, governments, and other nonprofit organizations collaborate at scale to solve technical and wicked problems. EVEF has been a leader in the Participatory Budgeting movement, helping citizens prioritize hundreds of millions of dollars through budget games. EVEF has also partnered with the Kettering Foundation to create Common Ground for Action, the first platform for scalable deliberative decision making. Luke is thankful for the thousands of colleagues from the Agile community who have donated their time to EVEF.

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