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Meet the Community: Dave Farley

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As we continue highlighting Aginext’s community members, we’d be remiss not to have a virtual sit down with one of our newest members and Agile Tour London 2019 keynote speaker Dave Farley.
Let’s dive right in!
How about you start by telling us about what you dub “Farley’s Laws.” Give us the short version of each.
“Farley’s Laws” is a slightly jokey presentation, the laws are:
1st Law: People are crap.
Meaning …

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Meet the Community: Henry Stewart

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We are continuing our series of interviewing (some of) our favourite 2019 speakers and facilitators so you can get to know them before you join us 18 October at Agile Tour London.
And what better way to follow up Playful Portia’s interview than with Happy Henry?
What makes a happy workplace?
For me, it’s largely about the culture the management creates. What people don’t like are micro management, being told what to …

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Meet the Community: Portia Tung

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This week we are kicking off our Meet the Community, series interviewing some of our favourite Aginext Community members. It only makes sense we started this series with a perennial favourite at the agile events in London and now around with world — Portia Tung!
Portia was the first keynote of the Aginext conference on agile at scale (see video below) and has spoken or run workshops at six …

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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 …