Kylie Yearsley and Martin Burns

Agile Practices (K) 2019
Agile Practices (K)


Session type: Workshop (without computers)
Session level: Introductory

The art of Agile

Yes. Fun is mandatory when you learn. It can be even more fun when you teach.

Join us for a fully interactive, hands-on workshop where teams experience the pain of siloed working when trying to create a product together. This session has been run extensively in a large complex organisation as part of the ‘why’ proposition for increasing engagement and understanding for their move to agile. It is an effective method to help kickstart an organisations understanding and mindset on the value of Agile transformation. The session is designed for people who are new to Agile so if you’re looking for a new and creative way to land the message in your organisation, come and join us, play and take the take this session away with you. We will share the pack and train the trainer notes with anybody who is interested in re-using this workshop.

Plagiarise at will!!

It helps people understand complexity in either small or large organisations.

Kylie Yearsley - biography

Kylie is a passionate advocate of experiential learning. Anything can be better understood if you give people the tools to experience it for themselves.

Having worked with Agile frameworks since 2008 in the newspapers and online gaming and gambling industry, she now spends her time helping large, complex organisations understand the value of agility. She has worked on two large-scale Agile transformations to date and is also a co-organiser for local Agile community learning networks and meetups.

Martin Burns - biography

Lean Thinker, Improvement Obsessive, Recovering Project Manager. Learning ways of introducing the best of Lean and Agile to historically skeptical enterprises through success, failure, dialogue and hacking people’s heads.

Passable folk singer; poor blues guitarist.
Preferred pronouns: he/him

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