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GOTO Night: Scrum and Team Culture at Zurich Insurance

Talk: “Helping Zurich’s Scrum teams reach for the Stars! “

A great team culture. What is it and how can you achieve it? Han van Loon will discuss how he launched 22 Scrum project teams in the past two years at Zurich Insurance. Zurich Insurance’s Zurich Project Management Framework for IT projects previously favored incremental and waterfall project execution. Learn how to help individuals change mindset, deliver value and foster culture change.

Short Bio: Han van Loon

Han van Loon is a thought leader, book author, inventor, mountaineer, skier, graphic designer, photographer, international project manager, quality and knowledge management expert, Swiss representative to several international standards setting bodies, ISO standards author, a conference keynote speaker, ex IEEE Switzerland section chair, STARS methodology creator, and visiting professor at two universities. And not forgetting .. he has worked in agile projects for over 18 years.

Jeff Sutherland: Why you should use Scrum – Q&A

Dr. Jeff Sutherland is the co-creator of Scrum, and was a signer of the Agile Manifesto, which marked the start of the Agile movement. Jeff has served as VP of Engineering or CTO at eleven software companies, managing the last seven entirely using Scrum, and achieved industry-leading, hyper-productive results. Jeff is the Chairman of the scruminc, and Senior Advisor to OpenView Venture Partners where he is Agile coach for portfolio companies.


Date Monday, April 14, 2014
Time 18:00 / 6pm
Venue/Host Holiday Inn Oerlikon
Address Wallisellenstrasse 48, 8050 Zürich
Cost Free of charge – snacks & refreshments included
Speakers Han van Loon, Zurich Insurance
Max seats: 60 (first come – first served)
Registration: Register now!

For questions or in case of cancellation, please send an e-mail to Bianca Legorreta.
No-shows will have to pay a fee of 50 CHF if they do not inform us before hand.

1. Introduction by Trifork (5 min. Host of Scrum Certifications)
2. Presentation by Han van Loon, Zurich Insurance (45 min.)
3. Break with Snacks and Drinks (30 min.)
4. Q&A with Jeff and Speaker facilitated by Trifork (30 min)
5. Networking (Open End)

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  • Bianca L.

    My e-mail is [masked]. I have signed you up for the newsletter now :-)

    April 17, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Bianca, please sign me up for the newsletter..what is your email address?

    April 17, 2014

  • Bianca L.

    For those of you who were able to make it, than you very much for attending the GOTO Night on Monday! Even though the speaker was late, we managed to have a great evening anyway. If you wish to be updated on all events and courses, follow us on twitter (GOTOAcademyCH) or drop me an e-mail to sign up for our newsletter.

    Looking forward to next event!
    Happy Easter :-)

    April 17, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am a new starter to the group, looking forward to meeting everyone.

    1 · April 11, 2014

  • Bianca L.

    Uuh, we will be many at the next GOTO Night! Already 60 signed up in total :-)

    April 4, 2014

  • Bianca L.

    Hi Milan, Thank you for making me aware of this! Definitely a copy/paste error :)
    It has now been corrected and the right date is APRIL 14! Much appreciated :)

    April 2, 2014

  • Milan S.

    Hey Bianca, the "Details" section says:
    "Date Thursday, December 12, 2013", a copy/paste error? :)

    April 2, 2014

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