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Tuesday, August 8 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Deliberate practice at the fluent edge: promoting goal-directed learning for Agile teams (Adam Light, Diana Larsen)

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Professionals who make time for learning perform better than those who don't. And deliberate practice plays a key role in building advanced skills. Agile retrospectives help teams reflect on past performance to identify areas for improvement. But improving at the team level also requires shared practice.
Discover new ways to enable team learning in this fun workshop featuring the co-author of Agile Retrospectives and The Five Rules of Accelerated Learning. By engaging managers and sponsors to set a long-term capability goal and then setting short short-term practice goals at the team's fluent edge you can give retrospectives new life, deliver better outcomes, and sustain continuous improvement over time.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand an Agile team's journey through the four capability zones of the Agile Fluency™ Model
  • Work with managers and sponsors to identify a long-term capability goal for your team
  • Identify and describe a team's fluent edge with the aid of provided diagnostic questions
  • Incorporate new ideas and techniques to design a goal-directed retrospective


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Diana Larsen

partner, FutureWorks Consulting LLC
Diana Larsen consults with leaders and their teams to create work environments where people flourish and push businesses to succeed. She is an international authority in Agile software development, team leadership, and Agile transitions. | Diana co-authored Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great; Liftoff: Start and Sustain Successful Agile Teams; and The Five Rules of Accelerated Learning. In collaboration with James Shore, she developed... Read More →

Tuesday August 8, 2017 10:45am - 12:00pm
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