Agile | Agile Leadership

Three Challenges to the New Agile Leader

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When speaker and track coordinator Sheetal Thaker of Agile World pitched the idea of a wholly dedicated track to agile leadership, we were excited because it’s certainly a hot agile topic, but we weren’t sure what the speaker response would be. After all hierarchies are the death of agile, right? 
There’s no doubt that the last 20+ years of Agile have seen the role of Leader or Manager changed …

Agile | Project Management

Three Agile Trends to Deliver Customer Value Faster

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While Agile is supposed to be all about the people on a team, one of the impetuses behind the last 18 years of Modern Agile (and modern distributed systems) has always been to be quicker to respond to customer needs. And that’s an emergent theme in this year’s Agile Tour London — increasing competitiveness through delivering customer value — which we will also explore today.
Agile is Redefining Customer Value
First, …

Agile | Aginext Community | Conference | Highlight

Agile Tour London: Your Day of Agile ‘Ah-Ha!’

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The seventh Agile Tour London — the conference that eventually sparked the Aginext Community — will be Friday, 18 October, 2019. It’s where agile just “clicks” for our wonderful attendees.
Who attends Agile Tour London?
Agile Tour London is a generalist conference that welcomes a mix of newbies and old-hat agilists, folks coming from all verticals (a lot of software, of course) and horizontals including coaching, management and human resources. We …

Agile | Aginext Community | Conference

What is the Aginext Community?

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It all started when our founder and Java team lead David Gimelle attended Agile Tour Geneva in 2009 and 2010. Loving this conference’s topic and community, David decided to kick off Agile Tour London in 2012. Now, different people from all different industries, departments, and stages of agile gather here for a day each October. In 2016, David and his team developed the Aginext Conference, which, each Spring, uniquely …