Business Agility – The Key to Survival and Road to Success

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Business Agility – The Key to Survival and Road to Success

During this panel, we’ll discuss the business decisions leaders made during their agile adoption journeys and how they think about business agility.

When:

August 4th @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm AEDT

Where:

Virtual

Who:

LACE

Event Overview

Organizations that are going digital are making the shift to agile. In order to effectively scale agile across the enterprise, being able to track, measure, and communicate the value of portfolio investments becomes even more critical. During this panel, we’ll discuss the business decisions leaders made during their agile adoption journeys and how they think about business agility.

  • What are the key challenges enterprises face and what changes do they need to make to achieve Business Agility
  • How a shift to Lean budgeting is essential for enterprises to be able to achieve Business Agility
  • How value stream management helps to align strategy with execution and managing investments
  • How SAFe enables organizations to increase business and technical agility and deliver value faster”

Speakers

Gerald Cadden

SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (Scaled Agile, Inc.)

Gerald is an experienced business and IT professional and Scaled Agile Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT). He has worked with many organizations, such as Ford (USA), Southwest Airlines (USA), Travelers Insurance (USA), Exxon (USA), Development Bank of Singapore (Singapore), Cathay Pacific (Hong Kong), Liberty Global (Amsterdam), and Huawei (China), guiding them in Digital Transformation and adoption of Agile at Scale using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), as well as business process re-engineering. His background in business analysis, development and consulting lets him keep pragmatic view for guiding organizations though the complexities of large transformations.

Andrew Ball

SAFe Program Consultant; Senior Manager (Accenture)

Andrew is an Accenture Senior Manager with over 18 years’ experience with delivering complex IT transformations. He is a SPC and is currently completing his SPCT certification. Over the past 9+ years, Andrew has rolled out SAFe at the team, ART and portfolio level for a range of government and non-government organisations in the APAC region. Andrew is passionate about enabling organisations to rapidly improve their time-to-market and to achieve better value realisation.

Jurriaan van der Laan

Enterprise Agile Coach, Targetprocess Engagement Manager (Apptio)

Jurriaan is a Certified Scaled Agile Program Consultant (SPC) and has trained hundreds people internationally in Scaled Agile Framework. As Agile Coach and SPC, he’s supporting RTEs within Apptio, and as Engagement Manager he has implemented Apptio Targetprocess for many clients. He is the creator of Targetprocess’ OKR solution and is passionate about topics like the lean-agile mindset, outcome vs. output and product vs. project.

His experience in Business Analysis, Information Analysis / Requirements Management, Process Analysis, Software Architecture, Test Automation and full-cycle Software Development allows him to have a broad view on all the practicalities of transforming organizations to become agile.