• Discovering the "We" - how to support self-organization with system coaching

    Self-organization means moving the focus from "I" to "We", from the individual to the system of relationships between them. In this workshop we are inspired by ideas from Organisation and Relationship System Coaching (ORSC(TM). Everybody is a "Voice of the System". The coach / Scrum Master reveals the system to itself in order to initiate learning and self-regulation. Session Leads: Sabine Canditt, Kerstin Hofstetter

  • World Retro Day @ Agile Munich

    zooplus AG

    Let's celebrate the World Retrospective Day with the Agile Munich community! World Retrospective Day is a volunteer-based, globally coordinated effort to share in the power of retrospectives (http://worldretroday.com/). Retrospectives are not just an essential part of the Scrum framework, they are a fundamental practice for any group of people willing to learn from past experiences. It's hard to overestimate the inspiration that can be drawn from pausing to look back, reflecting on what happened and what was possible, and drawing conclusions for the future. However, without facilitation and a certain level of creativity, retrospectives can turn into dull ceremonies with little outcome. Luckily, there is a treasure trove of openly available retrospective ideas and facilitation techniques that go far beyond the classic "what worked well" and "what didn't". Following a tailored World Café format, we will split in groups and organize mini-retrospectives using a range of different techniques. After a while we will rotate and join a different group. Thus you will be able to experience various retrospective techniques, reflect on a range of intriguing topics and certainly have some great conversations with other members of our agile community. We'd like to thank Ilja Vishnevski from Zooplus AG for the initiative to run and facilitate this workshop. Please note that space is limited to max 50 attendees.

  • Value First- How to Deliver Projects On-Time, Under-Budget and to High-Quality

    (NON FULL NAME REGISTRATIONS WILL BE EXCLUDED - due to many no show recently) Value First- How to Deliver Projects On-Time, Under-Budget and to High-Quality - for real Learn a new technique on how you can specify the real improvements your customers really want; quantified, measurable and testable. Kai Gilb will give a keynote speech on how to master the communication of your organisation’s “real” requirements, and your stakeholders' most critical improvement requirements, in an unambiguous, clear, measurable, and testable way. The speech will be held in English. After the keynote Kai will be available for questions and discussion. For those interested in an in-depth and hands-on coverage of the approach, Kai Gilb will offer a workshop in Munich on the 29th & 30th of Nov. 2018 Intended for: CTOs, Project managers, Product Owners, Requirements Authors, Product Managers, Architects, - anyone who really cares about creating success in product development or operations. We will open up the registration for 30 people for now and will extend to the appropriate amount that the (TBD) location can handle.

  • Delivering a High-Performance Agile Organization

    TNG Technology Consulting GmbH

    We're excited to have Michael Sahota, a well-known leadership coach, in town joining us to talk about his take on agility and organisational growth, high performance, role of culture, leadership challenges facing agile organisations. Update: Registration will only be done here on meetup.com. Please make sure your profile has your full name. Agenda: 18:30 Check-in, networking over pizza and drinks 19:00 Michael's Talk 20:00 Q&A 20:30 Networking We thank TNG Technology Consulting GmbH for sponsoring this event. Speaker Bio: Michael K Sahota guides and teaches leaders how to create high-performance organizations. He is the creator of a proven system for leading change through a practical playbook. His model for Consciously Approaching Agile guides the creation of a cultural and leadership context where Agile drives lasting organizational results. As a Certified Agile Leadership (CAL) Educator with the Scrum Alliance, Michael teaches on a worldwide basis. His highly accoladed Certified Agile Leadership (CAL 1 & 2) Trainings reflects his growth and capability as a leader. He has been traveling to India for the past 4 years in an intense study of personal growth and transformation for his own leadership path. He practices and models what he teaches to create transformative experiences. His upcoming trainings at http://certifiedagileleaders.com Since 2001, Michael has been guiding success with Agile. Since 2010, he has held his Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) designation. In 2012, he published the ground-breaking book "An Agile Adoption and Transformation Survival Guide: Working with Organizational Culture". In 2018, he published “Emotional Science: The Key to High Performance” Michael is working on his upcoming book on Culture and Leadership. >>> Important Note: Our cancellation policy: Community organisers, speakers and sponsors make a huge investment to bring this event FREE to you. We only ask you to cancel your ticket/RSVP latest by 48 hours before the event in case your plans to attend change. In case of repeated no-shows we will take the liberty to cancel your membership or reject your attendance at future events. By signing up for this event you agree to this policy. Thanks for your understanding and helping us keep Agile Munich a free and thriving community.

  • Scaling Professional Scrum

    Valtech GmbH

    On Oct 11 Richard Hundhausen, a Scrum trainer and the president of Accentient will be joing us to share his thoughts and experiences on scaling Scrum with Nexus. We are excited to have him at Agile Munich and looking forward to the event. Please note the cancellation policy below. Registration for this event is only via meetup.com. We'd like to thank Nils Bernert and Valtech GmbH for sponsoring and hosting this event. Abstract: "When multiple development teams cooperate on the delivery of a single software product, they face unique challenges: dependencies, integration issues, and quality differentials. Even if those teams are high-performance Scrum teams, the communication pathways in Scrum won’t suffice. The Scrum framework wasn’t designed to support more than a single team. Scrum.org’s scaled Scrum framework (a.k.a. the "Nexus") was designed to handle these higher level functions. In this presentation, Richard will introduce the Nexus and its new roles, events, and artifacts that provide an "exoskeleton" to existing Scrum teams, enabling them to scale effectively. Even if you have evaluated or adopted other scaling frameworks and methodologies or are just starting to experience the friction of software development at scale, come and be part of the conversation. Bring your most challenging Scrum development and scaling questions and get them answered. Read more about the Nexus here: https://www.scrum.org/resources/nexus-guide" Bio "Richard Hundhausen is the president of Accentient – a company that helps software teams deliver better products by leveraging Scrum and DevOps. He is a Professional Scrum Trainer, author of the book "Professional Scrum Development with Microsoft Visual Studio" and is the co-creator of the Scaled Professional Scrum “Nexus” framework. As a software developer and consultant with over 30 years of experience, he understands that software is built and delivered by people and not by processes or tools." >>> Important note: Community organisers, speakers and sponsors make a huge investment to bring this event FREE to you. We only ask you to cancel your ticket/RSVP latest by 48 hours before the event in case your plans to attend change. We take no-shows seriously and will take the liberty to cancel your membership/reject your attendance at future events in case of no-shows. By signing up for this event you agree to this policy. Thanks for your understading and helping us keep Agile Munich a free and thriving community.

  • Jeff Patton @ Agile Munich

    Needs a location

    Please note: to attend this event you'll have to register via Eventbrite at https://agilemunich-july.eventbrite.com NOT meetup.com. This also applies if you have already signed up for this meetup here on meetup.com. You'll need to bring your Eventbrite tickets along to the event. We're excited to have Jeff Patton talk at Agile Munich's July event on July 3rd. See Eventbrite registration page for more details.

  • Global DevOps Bootcamp 2018, Munich

    Needs a location

    Note: Registration solely on Eventbrite: http://gdbc.agilemunich.org/ Yes, We'll be bringing it to Munich again! Global DevOps Bootcamp 2018 will take place on Saturday June 16 in Munich along with over 60 other locations across the globe! Some impressions of GDBC 2017: "1 day, 1500 attendees, 30 global venues, 8 years of CPU time, 100TB data, 8 Azure regions and a heap of fun learning, prizes, and new friends" More details on our global site: https://globaldevopsbootcamp.com/ We are looking for sponsors. If your company wishes to sponsor the event get in touch via taghi at agilemunich.org. I'd be happy to provide you with more details.

  • Felipe Castro on "OKR: Life is Too Short for Waterfall Goals" [Hosted Webcast]

    We're excited to have Felipe Castro joining us to share his insights about OKRs. >>> Note that for this meetup Felipe will join us remotely (via webcast) but there'll be opportunities for interaction. More on this below. Felipe will talk about: 1. Why using Agile together with a waterfall approach to goals turns teams into "feature factories" with no focus on delivering value. 2. How OKR can help teams focus on business outcomes instead of features in a roadmap. 3. A simple method for using OKR and Agile at scale. Speaker Bio: "Felipe Castro is an OKR coach and author of the upcoming book "Goals for Agile Teams: Scaling OKR's from Teams to the Enterprise." He helps agile teams across the globe on how to use OKR to create alignment around business outcomes instead of features in a roadmap. After training thousands of individuals, Felipe created the OKR Cycle, a simple method to avoid OKR's most common pitfalls." With this meetup we are running an experiment to have physical audience presence but speaker will be joining live via video conferencing (webcast). This format will potentially enable us to bring you more gloablly renowned speakers. We'd be looking forward to your feedback on this new format.

  • How my Coaching training changed how I think about me, my work, my team members.

    • What we'll do Ines Stuppacher will talk about, how her Coaching Training influenced her. The session will be spiced with a little bit of audience interaction. Abstract: In October 2016 I started a training to become a Systemic Business Coach. I wanted to get more background knowledge and tools for my daily work. A colleague with a similar training, told me "The biggest change will be about yourself". But since I do a lot of self-reflection, I thought that the training would not have a big impact on me. Boy, was I wrong. That is why I would like to share with you what changed in my thinking and how that reflects in my work-days. Maybe some of those changes in perspective that I made, will also be helpful for you. Speaker-Bio: Ines is a passionate teamcoach with a fondness for agile methods. She currently works as a Scrum Master for HolidayCheck and is also available for coachings as freelancer. Ines has a background in computer sciences and has been working as a Scrum Master for the last 5 years and is still excited to learn more and get better at what she does. In her free time she loves travelling, photography and sports. Twitter: @inesStu • Important to know Valtech will stream the champions league game Bayern : Real Madrid at 8:45 pm!! Also with snacks and drinks. (Please bing a small donation if you would like to watch the game with them)

  • OKRs at Google

    Location visible to members

    >> Important note: To be able to arrange your venue access at Google we need to have full names to pre-arrange your badges. Please update your profile with your full name (first name, last name). Sadly, we'll have to reject all RSVPs with incomplete names. Thanks for your understanding. We are happy to have Matthias Marschall and Marianna Semenova from Google joining us on April 10 to share their thoughts on OKRs and how they are used at Google. Looking forward to it: "This talk is about OKRs - Objectives and Key Results - as a goal setting and tracking approach which helps to connect company, team, and personal objectives to measurable results, making people move together in the right direction. OKR methodology allows teams to make sure that everyone knows what they are doing and why which leads to better results and more successful business, teams, employees. We will talk about benefits of OKRs, how to get started with OKRs, how to structure OKRs to make them achievable and will give some useful tips and advice. We will introduce OKRs as a planning tool and share our experience of using it at Google." Speaker Bios: Speaker 1: Matthias Marschall, Engineering Director at Google Matthias is the Engineering Director for Corporate Engineering in Munich. His teams provide a variety of tools to every Googler ranging from intranet search to business travel to a globally distributed file system. Prior to Google, Matthias was Managing Director and CTO of Stylight (acquired by ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE), co-CEO/CTO of http://gutefrage.net and CTO of http://autoplenum.de (acquired by ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE). In the early days of his career he built a collaboration platform for the real estate and construction industry at conject (acquired by Aconex). He authored two books on agile software development and infrastructure automation and taught a master's level course at the University of Augsburg about agile methodologies for eight years. Matthias has a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Munich University of Applied Sciences. Speaker 2: Marianna Semenova, PgM at Google As a program manager at Google, Marianna facilitates project-related communications to team members, leaders and other stakeholders. She balances multiple objectives and collaborates with product managers, designers and engineering teams to plan projects, define milestones, assess risks, and help projects meet deadlines. Before joining Google, Marianna held a COO position at Dev-Pro.net Ukraine, and was in charge of operations management, responsible for development, implementation, maintenance and improvement of the processes to ensure effective and smooth company operations. Marianna earned a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and a master's degree in Intellectual Property from the National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute” in Kharkiv.