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AGILE LEADERSHIP (TRANSITION YOUR ORGANISATION TO AGILE )

The Theme for 2017 is “Agile as a Strategic Accelerator for Public & Private Sector Organisations” Our speakers will provide insights on what is Agile and Agility and how to implement a transition to Agile and “WHY” given the cultural context in which we operate, our economic and financial challenges, operating models in the work place and our unique issues around customer services. Africa needs lean thinking and Agile practices such as the Scrum framework and Evidence Based Management (EBMgt) in order to create high performing teams, projects and organisations for social and economic development. A new vision and agenda for prosperity.

 
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SCRUM (DEVELOP AWESOME PRODUCTS & TEAMS)

Scrum is now being used around the World as a strategic framework to 1. Deliver complex software projects  2. Scale up your product development organisation and 3. To transform your entire organisation. The Conference will bring together Leaders and Managers from the Public and Private Sectors, Scrum (Agile) practitioners, Non-Profit, Diplomatic Corps and few select Students from across Ghana and African Institutions. It is an opportunity to learn about Scrum and see what Scrum can do for you as a person, your team and your entire organisation.

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SOFTWARE ENGINEERING (FOCUS ON TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE)

XP(eXtreme Programming) is an Agile Engineering practice that focuses on technical excellence and Agile processes. The Agile in Africa Conference will provide a wonderful opportunity for CEO,s, CIOs, IT Directors, Managers and Techies to share ideas, experiences and exchange new practical knowledge on how to transform their entire organisation including the IT Department to a more Agile Operating Model. There will be lots of insights on how to get the best out of your Technology to achieve key business outcomes, 

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Keynote speakers

MR. DAVID ASANTE-APEATU

THE INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (IGP) GHANA

Mr. Edward Effah

GROUP CHAIRMAN, FIDELITY BANK, GHANA

CHAIRMAN

Nana B. Abban

Product Owner and Deputy Chairman of Agile in Africa

Speakers

Peter Owans

President & CEO of Phoenix Consulting Inc.

Kurt Bittner

VP Enterprise Solutions, Scrum.org

Joseph Djokey

Digital Transformation Consultant

Ash Sheikh

Flâneur / Executive Agile Coach & Culture Coach

Dave West

CEO and Product Owner Scrum.org

Michaelene Holder March

Health Executive and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management

MC / HOST

Kwaku Sikahene Ampomah

Agile Coach and Consultant

Bernard Avle

Director of News Programming/Host of Citi Breakfast Show

Ticket Price

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Email : info@agileinafrica.com

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Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana ,

Conference Dates: 26th & 27th October, 2017

Executive Round-table Session & Agile Business Clinic: 28th October, 2017

Please email us on  info@agileinafrica.com or call +233 33209 5244 for more information

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AGILE IN AFRICA 2017

Our Vision is to “Accelerate the Transformation of Africa and make Life better for all by 2030″ by Investing in Agile ways of working for students, start ups, SME’s, large corporations, non-profit and public sector organisations.

 

We are also passionate about Improving the Profession of Software Delivery and Organisation Transformation.

Software has changed everything in the 21st Century, impacting our personal and professional lives in incredible ways. Furthermore, we believe that by helping to improve software delivery as a profession in Africa. We will create new opportunities for socio-economic advancement. Embracing the Agile mind-set becomes the engine that powers this accelerated development and exponential growth.

Agile in Africa is a Business and Technology Platform.
We bring people and organisations together in Africa and from around the World. It is created in Ghana for Africans by African’s and friends of Africa. A home grown platform, we are building an Agile community in Africa. Also focused on exploring ideas, sharing experiences and finding solutions to problems, challenges and new opportunities in Africa. Helping to make life better for everyone both on the Continent and Globally. So for us, we see the Agile in Africa Conference as a valuable experience that will stay with you forever. Also, all the speakers and participants at the Agile in Africa Conference 2015 have said it was one of the best experiences of their lives.

Our objectives and key results (outcomes);

1. Raise awareness – Show the value and benefits of becoming Agile. Showcase Agile adoption from Shop floor to the Board room across public and private sectors globally. Learn from some of the excellent examples in organisations such as Microsoft, Google, Spotify, Capital One Bank, KLM, Barclays, McKinsey, British Government GDS Program, Rwandan Government, Facebook, FBI to name a few.

2. Connect people  – In Africa to new ideas on how to address old and emerging problems and opportunities in the Business and Technology domains. As stated by Albert Einstein “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them”.

3. Accelerate the pace of development in Africa by forming meaningful partnerships with organisations in Africa and globally. Also encourage people to get Agile training, coaching and Scrum certifications which are recognized globally.

Partnership with Scrum.Org
We are working very closely with www.scrum.org  as one of our key partners and sponsors to help us promote Scrum, Technical Excellence (XP), Scaling Scrum and organisation transition to Agile across Africa their various PSF, PSM I, II & III, PSPO I & II, PSD, SPS, EBMgt Certification Series will form the basis of the Agile University (Agility –  Scrum Studio) which Is currently being set up. So we look forward to welcoming new partners on board to help us improve the profession of software delivery in Africa.

 

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