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Braga Community Meetup #03

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Welcome to the Agile Connect Community!

Hello Agile Connect Braga community members, here comes our 3rd Meetup!

We will bring to you an inspiring talk presented by an outstanding speaker, and this time in a different and very special location: at Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal (,+S.A./@41.5342493,-8.4392374,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0xd24fed469070df3:0x4f15ad21e3506f30!8m2!3d41.5342734!4d-8.4370916)! Take a look, and hurry up to RSVP.

Main talk: Management in an Agile Environment, by Antonio Arrais Castro

Antonio ( is a technology addicted and an enthusiastic manager. He is currently CTO at Edirect Insure, betting on redefining the online insurance scene in Asia. Previously he was Glasses Group Global’s CTO, supervising the development of a global glasses marketplace; Jumia’s CTO @ Africa Internet Group | Rocket Internet, supervising the development the largest e-Commerce platform for Africa and Middle East; CTO @ UNEDGED, supervising the development of innovative interactive software. He also has extensive management and technical experience, holds a PhD in Production and Systems Engineering, owns a PMP Certification, issued by the Project Management Institute, and is a certified Prince2 Practitioner, by APMG International. He is also a Certified Product Owner and a Certified Scrum Master, by the Scrum Alliance.

Subject: Management in an Agile Environment

Abstract: Implementing Agile is frequently a key challenge for most organizations, since it implies promoting an aligned mindset that spawns across several layers of the company.

This talk addresses:

- Management challenges while building a healthy engineering culture.
- Avoiding agile anti-patterns while promoting a systemic view of the organization.
- Team motivation: key drivers and pitfalls.
- Management 3.0


• Welcome
• Talk - Management in an Agile Environment, by Antonio Arrais de Castro
• Networking break – Coffee break
• Open Space Session
• Closing

Obs.: At the end of the event, we traditionally go to some restaurant nearby for dinner and keep talking about Agile. Feel free to join us ;-)

The meetup will be held in english, on Wednesday, October 18th, from 6:45 - 9:00 p.m., at Bosch Car Multimédia Portugal S.A. (,+S.A./@42.0550928,1.9254363,5217935a,35y,215.17h,7.26t/data=!3m1!1e3!4m12!1m6!3m5!1s0x0:0x4f15ad21e3506f30!2sBosch+Car+Multim%C3%A9dia+Portugal,+S.A.!8m2!3d41.5342734!4d-8.4370916!3m4!1s0x0:0x4f15ad21e3506f30!8m2!3d41.5342734!4d-8.4370916).

A Bosch é representada em Portugal pela Bosch Termotecnologia, em Aveiro, a Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal, em Braga, e a Bosch Security Systems – Sistemas de Segurança, em Ovar. Nestas localizações, a empresa desenvolve e fabrica soluções de água quente, multimédia automóvel e sistemas de segurança e comunicação, 95% dos quais exportadas para os mercados internacionais. A sede do Grupo no país está em Lisboa, onde são realizadas atividades de vendas, marketing, contabilidade e comunicação, bem serviços partilhados de recursos humanos e comunicação para o Grupo Bosch. Além disso, a empresa possui ainda um uma subsidiária da BSH Eletrodomésticos, em Lisboa. Com mais de 4.000 colaboradores, a Bosch é um dos maiores empregadores industriais de Portugal e gerou, em 2016, 1,1 mil milhões de euros em vendas internacionais.

This event is FREE to attend, but you have to register yourself first.

See you there & bring a friend!