Agile Methods: Programme and Project Management | Public Sector | Finance Sector, 27 April 2017, London
This event is co-located with DevOps and Microservices Summit
This conference builds on the success of our event series dedicated to Agile Programme and Project Management, Agile in the Finance Sector and Agile in the Public Sector.
The event originates from the idea that learning about Agile methods is important; BUT understanding HOW they apply to your specific context is critical.
Similarly to last year, the 2017 edition features presentations covering different aspects of Agile in Programme and Project Management (for all business sectors), Public Sector and Finance. However, in order to maximise networking opportunities and cross-learning the event features all three topic areas in one track.
The programme favours case studies over theory-focused presentations and aims to connect subject experts with the audience via round table discussions, Q&A sessios and networking.
In contrast to other Agile events, this conference looks at issues specifically relevant to finance, public sector and project management. At the same time the mix of agile stories and subject experts from different backgrounds promotes open-mindedness and sharing.
There is also an exhibition alongside featuring leading service providers, consultants and vendors.
Benefits of attending:
Tomasz Kropiewnicki, Agile Coach, starglider.consulting
Would you like to hear an interesting story about measuring Agile systems with practical applications and a catchy metaphor?
When coaching for excellence both qualitative and quantitative aspects of our Agile systems should be considered, we cannot just rely on one. Through my Agile journey, I struggled to get the right balance when collecting metrics until finally discovering a method and metaphor that made sense: The Four Cars.
Chris Davies, Founder and Principal Consultant, Aterny Agile Services Ltd
Some of the main factors impeding agile adoption, or making agility difficult to achieve, lie within the domain of management. But few managers understand the changes going on beneath them and how their own job needs to change to cope with this, and still lead effectively.
This talk brings theory and practice from some of the leading management and leadership thinkers of our time to present a holistic view of agile management.
Discover how to bridge the gaps between desired outcomes, plans and actions, how to create strategies that align large groups of people, the difference between management and leadership and why both are important. Explore the practicalities of delegation and empowerment, and how to create and align self-organising teams.
Susan Scott, Director, Agile Portfolio Management Transformation, Barclays Bank PLC
♦ Agile isn't just about engineering anymore. If you really want to harness the benefits of Agile long term you need to engage all departments across your enterprise to be on the journey with you, particularly your Finance department.
♦ Introducing ‘adaptive’ planning into your Financial practices is key to being able to support ‘business agility’.
♦ This session will talk about portfolio planning, investment governance and financial practices that are impacted in this new way of working.
Joey Flint, Senior Agile Delivery Manager, BBC Design & Engineering; and Marija Ball, Project Manager, BBC Design & Engineering
BBC Media services is responsible for all the delivery of online video and audio content and distribution of rights management. We would like to give you a practical overview of how we, and other BBC teams use various permutations of agile to manage our delivery. What the last 10 years of using agile has taught us and what we believe works and doesn’t work.
Peter Kappus, Portfolio Delivery Manager, Government Digital Service
As agile ways of working become standard and organisations increasingly use them outside delivery teams, traditional portfolio governance, resourcing, and financial controls are struggling to keep up.
This session explores how GDS is challenging and rethinking these areas within government. We’ll look at pragmatic, simple techniques you can use for devolved risk management, continuous, light-weight planning, flexible funding and resourcing, rolling benefits realisation, and how to build a passionate community of agile champions to drive change within your organisation.
Bring your questions and ideas and get hands-on with live demos.
We are looking for speakers willing to share their experiences and stories about Agile Methods in Programme and Project Management, Finance and Public Sector. If you wish to submit a proposal to present at this event please fill in the speaker response form. In particular we are looking for: