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. 

PRESENTER
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 Salesforce.com, 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.

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Collaboration at Scale: 6 Tips for Effective Product Ownership at a Distance
With Kent McDonald, Founder of KBP.Media, and Luke Hohmann, CEO and founder of Conteneo, Inc.

9 May 2018
11 a.m. ET (USA)

Effective product ownership allows you to focus your team on outcome over output, build shared understanding, and make sure decisions get made. These activities are key to building the right thing and not building things that aren’t needed. When your teams are separated from each other, or your Product Owners are separated from your teams, those activities become more difficult, and more important. This webinar will include six tips you can use to practice effective product ownership in a distributed situation.

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 focused, outcome-driven solutions to collaboration problems faced by CSPOs, ScrumMasters, and Scrum Team members in organizations of 10 or more Scrum Teams.

PRESENTERS

Kent McDonald
Kent-McDonald.jpegKent McDonald writes about and practices software product development. He has IT and product development experience in a variety of industries including financial services, health insurance, nonprofit, and automotive. Kent practices his craft as Content Curator at Agile Alliance and provides just in time resources for product owners and business analysts at KBP.media. When not writing or product managing, Kent is his family’s #ubersherpa, listens to jazz and podcasts (but not necessarily podcasts about jazz), and is fulfilling his quest to visit every single National Park in the United States.

Kent is author of Beyond Requirements: Analysis with an Agile Mindset and co-author of Stand Back and Deliver: Accelerating Business Agility.

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.