Agile IT Special Interest Group Web Meeting 

The Role of Agile Coaching in Scaling Agile Practices 
August 24, 2021 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Explore strategies for scaling the Agile Coach role in support of your growing Agile program. This meeting will be held via web only. 
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Description:

Often organizations ask: Do we need Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches or both? In this session we will take a look at the evolution of an Agile Coach as the needs of your teams and organization change over time. We will take a deep dive into the dynamics of agile coaching as your organization moves from agile team launches to true organizational transformation.

Key Take-aways:

      
  • Understand the difference between agile team facilitation and agile coaching
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  • Compare team agility to organizational agility
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  • Be able to decide how to staff the support you need for your agile transformation based on the needs of your organization
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  • Understand the development path for a scrum master to become an agile coach

In this IT Peer Group event, you will have an exceptional opportunity to think through your challenges and new ideas with subject matter experts and peer IT leaders. You will take away valuable insights to build a playbook of implementable strategies and action plans.

Participate in Customizing the Agenda: You’ll have the opportunity to play an active part in shaping the agenda for this session – and to maximize its relevance for you – by suggesting and selecting topics for break-out discussions. Once the agenda is complete, you choose the discussions you want to join. This will be a highly interactive session so come prepared to share your questions, challenges and insights!

 
Agenda Items:
9:00 AM Opening Remarks
 
9:20 AM The Evolution of Agile Coaching
  Kasie Kremenak, Agile Coach & Scrum Master for Alliant Energy
10:10 AM Break
 
10:20 AM A Journey of Agile Coaching at Nelnet
  Annemarie Foundling, Agile Coach at Nelnet Diversified Services
11:10 AM Agile Coaching Workshop - Breakout 1
  Registrants will be asked to actively participate in a breakout session where they bring a challenge related to scaling agile coaching they are experiencing in their own organization and talk about it in a small group session with the goal of arriving at a solution or idea that can be put into practice within their organization.
11:25 AM Agile Coaching Workshop - Breakout 1 Debrief
  Registrants will be asked to actively participate in a breakout session where they bring a challenge related to scaling agile coaching they are experiencing in their own organization and talk about it in a small group session with the goal of arriving at a solution or idea that can be put into practice within their organization.
11:30 AM Agile Coaching Workshop - Breakout 2
  Registrants will be asked to actively participate in a breakout session where they bring a challenge related to scaling agile coaching they are experiencing in their own organization and talk about it in a small group session with the goal of arriving at a solution or idea that can be put into practice within their organization.
11:45 AM Agile Coaching Workshop Breakout 2 - Debrief
  Registrants will be asked to actively participate in a breakout session where they bring a challenge related to scaling agile coaching they are experiencing in their own organization and talk about it in a small group session with the goal of arriving at a solution or idea that can be put into practice within their organization.
11:50 AM Concluding Remarks
 
12:00 PM Adjourn
 
 
Contact:
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