Agile, Digital & the new business paradigm/heuristics – Allan Kelly – Agile on the Beach 2018

Watch Allan Kelly present his Agile On The Beach 2018 session entitled “Agile, Digital & the new business paradigm”

Please note : Apologies for the poor light in this video, we have adjusted it as much as possible.

The digital revolution has two parents: Gordon Moore’s eponymous Law and Agile Software Development. And digital is shaping up to be bigger than both of them.

Digital businesses need agile approaches if they are to harness the full power of technology while staying customer focused. Agile principles, working software, collaboration, customer focus and rapid iteration are equally the principles of digital business.

In this presentation Allan explores the common threads linking Agile and Digital and explain why succeeding as a digital business needs Agile. He also discusses what can digital learn from agile and some of the socio-economic challenges facing the digital world.

Allan inspires digital teams to effectively deliver better products through Agile technologies. He believes that improving development requires a broad view of interconnected activities. Most of his work is with innovative teams and smaller companies – including scale-ups; he specialises in product development and engineering.

He is the originator of Retrospective Dialogue Sheets, Value Poker and Time-Value Profiles. Allan is the author of the perennial essay: “Dear Customer, the truth about IT” and several books including: “Xanpan – team centric Agile Software Development” and “Business Patterns for Software Developers”. He is currently completing “Continuous Digital”.

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 over 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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