Friday, November 13 • 10:00 - 10:45

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Sociology is inherently what makes Agile software development methods different from their predecessors. Other aspects of Agile such as pride of workmanship, craftsmanship, focus on quality, testing, highly iterative development, incremental small batch development, and a focus on human psychology were not new, many of these aspects of Agile dating back to the 1960s. The new element in 2001 was sociology - collaborative working in a high trust environment.

This talk will explain how a deep understanding has been used to engineer the growth of the Kanban movement globally, and how different mechanisms in the Kanban Method can be used to increase social capital in the workplace with a significant economic, social and psychological payoff for both business and individuals that work within those businesses.

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David J Anderson

David Anderson is a thought leader in managing effective teams. He leads a consulting, training and publishing and event planning business dedicated to developing, promoting and implementing sustainable evolutionary approaches for management of knowledge workers. He has 30+ years... Read More →

Friday November 13, 2015 10:00 - 10:45
Room A

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