Chris-Foley

Chris lives & breathes Agile. Having worked in traditional sequential programs as a Systems Requirement Engineer, Technical Co-ordinator, a Developer, Verification Engineer, a Product Line Maintenance Engineer, a Project Manager and a Line Manager, Chris understands very well the end to end needs of traditional Stakeholders and evangelises the benefits of everyone working together using Agile principles to deliver common goals. Chris has worked in the Telecomms and the Pharmaceutical Industry as an Agile Change Agent, Scrum Master, Product Owner and Agile Coach across Ireland, UK, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Brazil, USA, Belgium and Switzerland and is CSP, CSM and CSPO Certified.

PRESENTATION ABSTRACT

Agile Coach Camp

Let’s get together for a collective learning experience. You are invited to suggest a high-level topic or a specific need. You create your own agenda to have the talks that are most important to you.

Agile Human/people management : Servant Leadership, Motivation, Performance Appraisals, Conflicts Resolution, Effective Teamwork, Team Empowerment, The Role of Middle Management, How to Organise into Teams …

Agile Organisation change : Challenges in Agile Adoption and Transformation, Technique for Scaling Agile, Cultural and Mindset Change, Agile Testing and Automation, DevOps, Spotify, Tribal leadership, Lean Startup, Agile Anti Patterns, Wastes of Agile Software Development …

Agile Practises : Release Planning, User Story Mapping, Product Backlog Refinement, Story Estimation – Hours or Story Points or Ideal Developer Days

Agile in a Regulated Environment : How to be Compliant, but still Agile