Systems thinking can mean many things to many people. In this session, join a dialogue with Daryl Kulak to discover the landscape of systems thinking and how it relates directly to the work we do everyday in our Agile teams. The systems thinking often quoted by advocates of Lean or Six Sigma bears little resemblance to the original theories and practices coming from Deming, Checkland, Senge, Churchman and Rosen. This session will involve practical exercises and tools that you can use immediately on your team. Come with a particular project and set of problems in mind.
Speaker: Daryl Kulak is a consultant, author and speaker with Pillar Technology. His first book was "Use Cases: Requirements in Context" (Addison Wesley, 2003) which sold 30,000 copies and was translated into two languages. Daryl's involvement in Agile dates back to the late 1990s, when he began experimenting with iterative/incremental processes in the software lifecycle. His upcoming book "Agile in the Enterprise" explores the complexities of scaling and sustaining Agile in the enterprise, using the power of systems thinking.
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
(Food and Networking 5:30 - 6:30)
Location: Forge Columbus
580 North 4th Street
Thank you to Pillar for sponsoring