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.

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Collaboration at Scale:
Applying Scrum in Large City Government
With Kip Harkness, Deputy City Manager of San Jose, CA
and Luke Hohmann, CEO and founder of Conteneo, Inc.

11 July 2018
11 a.m. ET (USA) | 3 p.m. GMT

Don't let the definition of Scrum as "a framework for developing, delivering, and sustaining complex products," limit your understanding of Scrum and where it can be applied. In this webinar, we'll explore how San Jose, CA, America's 10th largest city, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, is leveraging the Scrum framework to manage multiple teams of internal and external works to create safer, more engaged, more energy efficient, and more truly livable cities. The lessons learned in this webinar are applicable to all large organizations leveraging Scrum.

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, Scrum Masters, and Scrum Team members in organizations of 10 or more Scrum Teams.


Kip Harkness
kh.jpgKip Harkness is San Jose's Deputy City Manager with a portfolio that includes Civic Innovation and Digital Strategy. Leveraging his extensive public and private sector experience, most recently as a former Director at PayPal, Mr. Harkness and his team are breathing life into a number of initiatives ranging "My San Jose", a smartphone app that enables citizens to interact with city services to a long-standing commitment to Participatory Budgeting.  

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.