Schedule

Program Schedule

The two day virtual Scrum gathering event will have multiple parallel session, keynote, networking sessions.
September 5, 2020 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Main Room

Opening

Formally open the session and welcome all the participants, guests, and speakers.

September 5, 2020 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Main Room

Management, you're doing it wrong

2008 was the year I first became an executive. Before then, I had run teams, projects, even my own small company! But when the opportunity arose to take a leap into something new, I took the chance and became an executive director in the Australian Public Service. I got the job because I was a […]

Evan Leybourn Founder & CEO / Business Agility Institute
September 5, 2020 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Room 1

Coaching Up to the C-Suite

Executives and C-suite are a key part of a successful agile transformation. As an agile coach or transformation agent it is imperative that you work with the C-suite so that your org can successfully adopt agile. Learn about the different types of C-suite executives through the use of personas.

Alex Sloley Agile Coach Facilitator Teacher Mentor
September 5, 2020 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Room 2

Let’s deal with conflicts effectively

Understand sources of Conflict. Individual response to conflict Understand other’s style for conflicts Facilitative techniques to manage conflicts Convert Conflict as Opportunity Conflict as Journey towards effectiveness

Naveen Nanjundappa Agile Coach / 12 Principles Consulting
September 5, 2020 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Room 3

Agile Transformation in Digital World: Digility 2020

We always get excited talking about Transformation. But with the changing market dynamics, how should transformation journey be in the coming days? Is Agile Transformation going to be pushed back by dominance of Digital Transformation? How are they going to impact each other?

Arijit Sarbagna General Manager / Atos Global IT Solutions
September 5, 2020 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Main Room

Break

Time for coffee/tea and some snacks and rest for your eyes.

September 5, 2020 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm Main Room

Networking Session

A session for all the participants to get to know each other.

September 5, 2020 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm Room 1

How to grow Agile mindset in organization to gain true benefit of Agile transformation.

Organizations have adopted Agile however many of them are struggling to get the true expected benefits of Agile. Most of the time it's because teams PRACTICE Agile, unveiling systemic problems, but the organization solves them with a traditional mindset instead of utilizing an Agile Mindset. Hence it’s super important to be intentional about embracing Agile Mindset. At the same time it’s easy to say but difficult to adopt agile mindset as well. Please attend this session to learn specific steps to grow agile mindset with “The Agile Mindset Linchpin Method”

Sushil Bhattachan Co-founder / AgileMove Inc
September 5, 2020 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm Room 2

Testing business ideas - a pragmatic approach for delivering right product to your customer

As a business we always focus on delivering features to our customers. some works and some don't. In order to be successful with your product, you need your business ideas to validate your reasoning and it should be tested. The talk is going to show how to test business ideas even before development

Mizanur Rahman
September 5, 2020 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm Room 3

Agile Engineering Best Practices

This is a sad state of affairs. Or looking from the positive side. There is a lot of potential for many agile development teams to step up their game and improve. Scrum is the most used agile process method according to the survey, and Scrum itself says nothing about Engineering Practices. Scrum is not limited […]

Mukesh Singh Engineering Manager / COTIVITI Nepal Pvt. Ltd.
September 5, 2020 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Main Room

Break

Time for coffee/tea and some snacks and rest for your eyes.

September 5, 2020 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm Room 3

Vive La Resistance: Practical Advice for Dealing with Pushback as you Implement New Ideas

“All change meets resistance, if there is no resistance, there is no change”. We often encounter the feeling of the world being against us when we try to implement something we can clearly see as a winner! This talk will deconstruct resistance- what it is, and practical advice on dealing with it.

Rajsi Rana Senior PM / Oracle Cloud
September 5, 2020 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm Room 2

The Power of Performance Feedback

How do we give effective feedback for maximum impact? Attendees will learn frameworks to give quality feedback, adjusted approaches to delivering sensitive and challenging feedback, and how to utilize the data from feedback for maximum impact and performance improvement.

Amber Vanderburg Founder / The Pathwayz Group
September 5, 2020 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm Room 1

Leadership for the 21st Century

Organizations want high performance. To survive in the rapidly evolving VUCA world, survival requires Business Agility. Agile, Digital, Teal, and other new ways of working hold the promise of new capabilities and yet these usually fail to materialize. A fundamental shift in leadership is needed to deliver on these ambitions. We take a deep dive […]

Michael Sahota CEO / SHIFT314 Inc.
September 5, 2020 7:15 pm - 7:30 pm Main Room

Closing

Session end for the day.

September 6, 2020 9:00 am - 9:15 am Main Room

Opening

Formally open the session and welcome all the participants, guests, and speakers.

September 6, 2020 9:15 am - 10:00 am Main Room

Lightning Talks

A lightning talk is a short presentation where speakers will be giving 7 minutes to talk about one specific topic by one speaker.

Rammohan Jayaraman
Sanjay Singh Rawat
Satyavrat Nirala
September 6, 2020 10:00 am - 10:45 am Room 1

How to transform the Fearful organization to Cheerful?

Do you nurture robots for whom the order of superior is from 'GOD or Devil'? Can they say 'I have failed'? Too many cooks spoil the broth! Great minds discuss ideas! Can the shift of the mindset change inspire psychological safety to dare and accept failure, 'a gold mine'?

Madhavi Pradhan Founder / Innov8agility
September 6, 2020 10:00 am - 10:45 am Room 2

Software code quality - WHAT to measure?

How do you really know you are building good quality product? What is the role of ascertaining software code quality? What exactly should be measured and what is good to measure? How do you arrive at the best set of "metrics that matter"? How does your team benefit from this?

Meghana Parwate
September 6, 2020 10:00 am - 10:45 am Room 3

Beware! Are you building your Agile Transformation on ‘Cargo Cult Agile’?

Agile seems to be a good approach while delivering your projects and in order to making your organization lean. However, this approach could go wrong if Agile is just the buzzword for your organization transformation and if the change in work culture is not accepted sincerely.

Abhigya Pokharel Sr Project Manager / Ncell, Axiata
September 6, 2020 10:45 am - 11:15 am Main Room

Break

Time for coffee/tea and some snacks and rest for your eyes.

September 6, 2020 11:15 am - 12:45 pm Room 1

Bringing alignment with OKR, Impact Mapping and System Thinking

Want to know the best way to demotivate a team? Just keep them away from seeing how their work impacts their customers. But it doesn't have to be this way. OKR and Impact Mapping brings that transparency and alignment which will motivate your team and bring positive impact to your customers.

Anand Pandey Principal Consultant / Target Agility
September 6, 2020 11:15 am - 12:45 pm Room 2

Building Effective Teams by Fostering Psychological Safety

Every organization aspires to have effective teams. Some organizations succeed, some don't. In this session, we will discuss the dynamics of effective teams and dig deep into one of the dynamics of effective teams “Psychological Safety.", which we will further explore using the GROW coaching model.

Pramesh Vaidya Deputy Director of Software Development / LogPoint
September 6, 2020 11:15 am - 12:45 pm Room 3

The 4 Pillars of Agile Leadership

We are currently researching the impact of a leader's mindset to influence collaboration & ownership in teams. To create the necessary trust for it we identified 4 Pillars: Vulnerability, Adaptability, Empathy & Integrity. In the workshop, participants will experience those pillars and their impact.

Chris Kruppa Founder & Agile Coach / Semdi Solutions
Marco Passuello Country Manager and Head of People & Culture / Liquid Global
September 6, 2020 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm Main Room

Break

Time for coffee/tea and some snacks and rest for your eyes.

September 6, 2020 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Main Room

Panel Discussion

Kiro Harada Founder & CEO / Attractor Inc.
Mona Nyachhyon Gopaju Consultant, Product Management / Monal Tech
Pawan K. Shrestha Vice President / Seva Development
Subash Devkota Chief Product Officer / F1Soft International
Sujit Shrestha Chief Operating Officer / Standard Chartered Bank Nepal
Vivek Rana Principal Consultant / InfoAssure LLP