Lean/Agile is not just about delivering early and often, it is even more importantly about continuously adapting the way we work towards an improved capability of delivery. Yet how many of us have worked in a continuously improving organization? How many of us have seen one in real life?
We will discuss how Continuous Improvement is broken and how various aspects of the Kanban Method and other related models such as Toyota Kata and Lean Startup for Change can do to help and how this relates to modern management thinking.
About the lecturer:
Yuval leads the AgileSparks Kanban/Flow practice. He is in the technology management world since 1994. Yuval graduated top of class from the IDF Mamram Computer School and in the last 17 years held various management positions in IT and Product Development including several VP R&D positions, with a focus on the Networking and Storage worlds. 6 Years ago Yuval started using Lean/Agile thinking and practices to turn around technology organizations. On top of being our Kanban guru and one of the first world-wide Accredited Kanban Trainers, Yuval is also a seasoned Scrum practitioner and CSM/CSP/CSPO. Yuval is a big believer in pragmatic best-of-breed solution design, taking the best from each approach, and not sticking to any particular Dogma. He is a founding fellow of the Lean Systems Society and was nominated twice to the Brickell Key Award for upcoming world-influencing talent in the Lean/Kanban community.