Paper Submissions

Personal Agility

Track: Agile and Organizational Behavior
Type of Paper: Experience

Summary
This topic is close to my heart.
– Agile values and principles (personal angle)
– Power of personal agility : what & why?
– Implementation of scrum and kanban
– Self-realized moment to prepare self-constructed actionable items (return gift)
* participants-centric interactive session

Gurbrinder Singh
Agile Coach
Confidential
Agile Program Management

Track: Life Beyond Scrum
Type of Paper: Experience

Summary
I would like to present my experience delivering product in agile way from Program level perspective. It will be approx 45 min of talk with presentation and audience interactions.

Chandra Prakash Pandey
Lead Consultant
Xebia
Culture Change – Beyond Metrics and Calculations

Track: Agile and Organizational Behavior
Type of Paper: Experience

Summary
Culture is formed from your employees. We have all heard that agile requires a cultural change within a company, but what do these changes really mean? Does it mean that teams need to be doing daily scrum, using story points for estimation, and tracking progress on a burn down chart?

Manish Kumar
Scrum Master
Thales
Hidden Connection between Productivity and Scrum Values

Track: Transparency, Inspection & Adaption
Type of Paper: Research

Summary
Transparent leadership is the key to fostering a culture of trust between leaders and their employees. Employees want to work for leaders who are authentic and transparent — who openly seek new solutions and ideas. There are many reasons why leaders separate themselves from their team members.

Neelanshi Parnami
Agile Coach
United Health Group
DevOps at Scale

Track: Software Development Done Right
Type of Paper: Research

Summary
I would be presenting my experience with devOps teams and how DevOps can be scaled. It would be mix of my real time experience and research done. it would be approx 45 min of talk with presentation.

Chandra Prakash Pandey
Lead Consultant
Xebia
Timeboxing Techniques – Achieve Personal, Professional and Workplace Agility

Track: Agile and Organizational Behavior
Type of Paper: Research

Summary
Timeboxing is the heart of all agile methodologies. All events of Scrum are Timeboxed. Every organization wants to utilize these timeboxed events for maximum outcome with high team motivation.
Do you want to achieve agility through timeboxing?
Do you want your teams to become more efficient and effective?
Do you want to motivate your teams?
Do you want positive outcome from all timeboxed events?
Do you want to foster scrum values through timeboxing?

Manish Kumar
Scrum Master
Thales
Retrospective Meetings

Track: Transparency, Inspection & Adaption
Type of Paper: Experience

Summary
Participants should understand
1. Why of this concept
2. Association with scrum pillars : Transparency, Inspection &Adaption
3. Different techniques usage at different stages with co-located, remote, external, introvert teams
4. More inclusiveness, purpose & fun with inspiration from liberating structures
5. Like any Retro, they should go back with some actionable items.
* Real examples & experiences
* Interactive session to learn and share

Gurbrinder Singh
Agile Coach
Confidential
Spice up your retrospectives using Innovation Games

Track: Agile and Organizational Behavior
Type of Paper: Case study

Summary
There are many retrospective techniques available and its a widely discussed topic too. But every sprint and release is different with respect to outcomes and learning. Scrum Master need to have the expertise to chose what appropriate technique for Retrospective event so that it opens up healthy discussion & earnings from the event. Innovation games provide various tools & frameworks to provide collaboration within team members (including distributed team set up) and bring new perspectives.

Jayaram
Agile Coach
ANZ
Agility Capability Assessment – Holistic Approach

Track: Agile and Organizational Behavior
Type of Paper: Experience

Summary
Agility Capability Assessment focus on framework or practices assessment however areas which influence the agility like behavioural assessment of team members, their role fitment, overall team dynamics and team alignment with management expectations are ignorant. The new way to Agility capability assessment look into:
Agile methodologies
Predictive Index methodology for Profiling, Job Profile setup & fitment assessment & understanding Team dynamics

Meetu Singh
Director – Agile Consulting & Transformation
Xebia India
The power of Emotional Intellegence

Track: Life Beyond Scrum
Type of Paper: Experience

Summary
EI is a softskill that confers significant benefits to organizations by positively influencing team performance. In today’s dynamic and connected world, EI has become an essential requirement and a key differentiator. Successful agile teams have to be self aware , manage oneself better,enbrace social awareness and relationaship management. Decades of research now point to EI as being the critical factor that sets star performers apart from the rest of the pack.

Nagini Chandramouli
Agile Coach
Self

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