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The Toronto Agile Community presents the 7th Annual Agile Conference (formerly called Agile Tour Toronto) being held at the Hilton Toronto on Tuesday, October 20th. This popular conference has sold out each year, providing attendees and sponsors with numerous opportunities to benefit from this lively, informative and interactive event.
The theme of this year's conference is The Agile Workplace.
Through a decade of “uncovering better ways of developing software” it is clear that the core of Agile success is through “Individuals & Interactions”. We now see that Agile is part of a larger movement to increase engagement through people who love what they do and where they work. We need to come back to the roots of passionate productive people to get the results we hope for.”
Your team can be ten times better.
What does that mean? That means your professional team can accomplish 10x more work, do it with 10x more quality, 10x faster, or with 10x less resources. Your family can be 10x happier. Your school can be 10x more effective at helping people learn. Your community group can be 10x better at making life better for the people it serves. Even you yourself can be 10x more effective at getting what you want.
In other words, you can be great. Your team can be great.
Can you say these things about your teams?
My projects are completed effortlessly on schedule and in budget every time.
Every team I’ve ever been on has shared a vision.
In meetings, we only ever do what will get results.
No one blames “management," or anyone else, if they don’t get what they want.
Everybody shares their best ideas right away.
Ideas are immediately unanimously approved, improved, or rejected by the team.
Action on approved ideas begins immediately.
Conflict is always resolved swiftly and productively.
The Core Protocols are one way to make teams that have these characteristics.
Richard Kasperowski is a signatory of the Manifesto for Greatness and cofounder of the Greatness Guild. He works as an Agile trainer and coach, Open Space facilitator, Core Protocols trainer and coach, and he volunteers as a CoderDojo mentor. Richard is the author of The Core Protocols: A Guide to Greatness. Follow him on Twitter at @rkasper, read more about him at www.kasperowski.com, and email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By attending this session you'll discover
The conference will feature seven concurrent interactive sessions and plenty of opportunities to network. Whether you are new to Agile or have a lot of experience, this conference promises to deliver value to all levels of expertise.
For business audiences, you will gain key insights and learning on the practical implementation of Agile methodologies within companies. For practitioners, you’ll find out about the latest developments, tools and methodologies.
Check out this year's program and list of speakers.
This year we are proud to host the event at the same location as last year - the Hilton Toronto. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the venue is in close proximity to TTC, GO Transit and parking.
145 Richmond Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2L2
This event cannot happen without the generous support of our Sponsors. If you are interested in becoming a Sponsor, we invite you to review the many excellent sponsorship opportunities available.