Leading with people as the source of business agility – Mihaela Maior

Successful Agile businesses such as Spotify and Netflix have become the example for those on a business agility journey. The secret ingredient they all share…people…more specifically a mission built around people.

The Agile Manifesto states we value individuals and interactions over processes and tools. So how come we’re all so focused on exploring the best tools and most efficient processes?

Having supported multiple companies through their Agile journey, I want to challenge Agile leaders to focus more on the people aspect, especially considering it’s the no. 1 Agile value. In this talk I will explore the business value of “leading with people” – why, how and results. I build on the concept of servant leadership and construct an environment where people are at the center of everything we do.

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 three evening events.

Got to agileonthebeach.com for more details.

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