Agile Decision Theory – Claire Eason-Bassett – Agile on the Beach Conference 2017

In this session from Agile On The Beach 2017 Claire Eason-Bassett, Executive Producer at Mackerel Sky Events, looks at the world of event management to consider and explore how we make agile decisions.

We make decisions every second of every day – personal, professional, risky, simple, in design, in delivery…. What influences our decision making, particularly in pressurised contexts? And how can we use agile approaches to hone this skill for ourselves and our teams?

As Executive Producer at Mackerel Sky Events, Claire has developed and delivered hundreds of events. Most notably, she has been the Event Lead for Agile on the Beach (Best Agile Event 2016) since its inception. She also holds a BSc in Mathematics, specialising in decision theory, and an MBA. Claire and her team have been implementing Agile in the business for the last 6 years, exploring how it works for a non-software business with highly flexible and changing teams.

Agile on the Beach is a leading annual conference in Falmouth, Cornwall UK. Since 2011 Agile on the Beach has been a two day agile conference, set on the Cornish coast with a beach party in between. The conference explores agile software, products, teams, business and practices. With 400 attending, the conference hosts 50 seminars and workshops to provide the ultimate agile learning experience, along with ample opportunities for networking at its 3 evening events.

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