agile / antifragility - decoding "The State of AntiFragility in Chicago"

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Antifragility is a property of systems that increase in capability, resilience, or robustness as a result of stressors, shocks, volatility, noise, mistakes, faults, attacks, or failures. It is a concept developed by Professor Nassim Nicholas Taleb in his book, Antifragile.

Experience a moderated panel of Chicago's Agileist discussing, questioning, and decoding "The State of AntiFragility in Chicago".

Panelist are:

Lowell Lindstrom
Founder of The Oobeya Group, past exec @ Object Mentor, VersionOne, & Scrum Alliance. I help businesses expand and leverage their agile capability.

Karen Gordon
Founder & CEO of WE Design Think. Focuses on enabling individuals, teams, and companies to create new economic value: to innovate by understanding unmet needs.

Anthony Mersino
Champion for team effectiveness and organizational transformation.

Kieran Murphy
Team focused engineer, committed TDD'er, clean coder.

Joel Tosi
Product Engineering dude.

Moderated by Bill Allen

Event timeline:

5:30 - 6:00 pm Networking / Refreshments
6:00 - 7:30 pm Panel Discussions and Audience Questions
7:30 - 8:00 pm Post Networking


Agile Day Chicago 2016 ( will be held on November 4, 2016. And this year the theme is AntiFragile or Antifr-Agile. Sessions will present experiences and ideas that promote lasting agility, where process is secondary to product validation and customer learning, adaptive leadership, responsive development environments and more.