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13th September: Victoria Cassells, What's the advantage of Servant Leadership for you and your organisation? plus Colin Jones, Connecting Agile Processes to Business Strategy

posted 6 Sep 2016, 16:07 by Neil McLaughlin   [ updated 7 Sep 2016, 01:55 ]

Victoria Cassells: What's the advantage of Servant Leadership for you and your organisation?

You are the leaders of the future. As you look round the world today business and society you can see lots of examples of poor leadership and some rare but wonderful examples of leaders who develop and inspire their people. In the processes you use with your clients it is essential that you are feeling confident and are growing as you deliver your work. Servant Leadership is a philosophy and approach which is at the heart of creating and sustaining successful individuals, businesses and relationships.

Bio: Victoria started her career as a Business Systems Analyst and became an Executive in a major Blue Chip organisation responsible for applications development...she then realised her real interest was in developing people to be the best they can! For the last twenty years she has specialised in Leadership Development through group work and one to one Executive Coaching. She has worked extensively cross culturally and in over 30 countries. She knows the difference that ethical leadership can make to people at work and in the world. http://incitealliance.co.uk/victoria-cassells.html

Colin Jones, Connecting Agile Processes to Business Strategy

Agile delivery micro-ecosystems are well understood, structured, effective and evolutionary. How they link to corporate macro-ecosystems is far less clear.  Depending upon the corporate cultures of teams interfacing with Agile squads, working practices can range from aligned and clearly valuable to disconnected and frustrating.

Effectively interfacing Agile teams with business processes transcends backlogs, burn-downs and release trains.  The challenge comprises of seamlessly coupling Agile processes to the overarching business strategy.

Bio: Colin is an experienced technical architect who has founded a company which explores solutions that elevate visibility of Agile processes to business managers. @neatcol

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