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Full name

Luca Minudel

Job Coach and Trainer
email luca [dot] minudel [at] gmail [dot] com
Skypeid luka1969
Phone number +44 770 799 6708
Company ThoughtWorks London
City (Country) UK
Time 1h
Type of Conference Conference > 100 attendees
Level Everybody

The scientific definition of how to be(come) Agile


Luca Minudel: Extreme Programmer and Lean-Agile Coach, experienced in Scrum, XP and Lean-Agile. Has worked with large and legacy code-bases, complex domains, enterprise level applications. Working in professional software development since 1989. With Agile practices since 2002. During 2006-2009 has contributed to advance the adoption of Agile practices in a leading F1 Racing Team. In a unique context characterized by high levels of pressure, uncertainty, interdependency and rapid unpredictable changes. Spent the last 4 years in Stockholm and now is Coach and Trainer in ThoughtWorks London.


Many do Lean and Agile. Few become Agile. This talk presents a scientific definition of Agility, the related skill-set and the contexts where Agility is an advantage. All this enables you, your team and your organization to decide when and to know how to go from doing Agile to being Agile. After the 30' talk, the remaining 30' will be dedicated to discussions with attendees. Reading list: [1] The Agility Advantage: A Survival Guide For Complex Enterprises and Endeavors; David Alberts; 2011 [2] Power to the Edge: the Information Age; David Alberts and Richard Hayes; 2003 [3] On Understanding Software Agility - A Social Complexity Point Of View; Joseph Pelrine; 2011 [4] A leader’s framework for decision making; David Snowden and Mary Boone; 2007

Benefits for the attendees

Identify a key element of Lean and Agile that is often forgot or misunderstood and that have a general validity and applicability for the whole organization, not just IT

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