Jim Highsmith on the Past, Present, and Future of the Agile Movement

february, 2021

10feb6:00 pm7:00 pmJim Highsmith on the Past, Present, and Future of the Agile Movement6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Online event Event Organized By: DC Lean + Agile

Event Details

Welcome to our February Meetup! This event is part of the Agile 20 Reflect Festival. See agile20reflect.org for all the events.

Our speaker Jim Highsmith is a co-author of the Agile Manifesto, a founding member of The Agile Alliance, coauthor of the Declaration of Interdependence for project leaders, and cofounder and first president of the Agile Leadership Network.

If you have been wondering:
Did the Agile movement start in February 2001 with the publishing of the Agile Manifesto?
What really happened at Snowbird in 2001?
What came before the manifesto?
Was the evolution of agile driven by or drive business changes?
Why has the agile movement persisted for 20 years?
How will the consequences of the pandemic impact the agile movement?
What is the future of agility?

…Let’s explore.

Join Jim Highsmith and the DC Lean+Agile Meetup for an hour of discussion about the past, present, and future of the agile movement.

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OUR SPEAKER:

Jim Highsmith

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JOIN DETAILS:

RSVP “Yes,” and you’ll receive a Meetup email before the event with the Zoom join link. If you have any issues joining, or questions email [masked].

Pop into Zoom to connect with other Agilists and get an inside look into the journey of the agile movement through the eyes of one of our greatest agile pioneers at the next DC Lean+Agile Meetup.

Everyone is welcome at this casual meetup. Listen in or add to the discussion, and share/seek opportunities with the extensive DC Lean+Agile network.

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AGENDA:

6:00-6:20: Introductions & Networking
6:20-6:40: Speaker Presentation
6:40-7:00: Discussion

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GET TO KNOW JIM:

Jim Highsmith is an executive consultant at ThoughtWorks, Inc. He has 50-plus years’ experience as an IT manager, product manager, project manager, consultant, software developer, and storyteller. Jim has been a leader in the agile software development community for the past two decades.

Jim is the author of EDGE: value-driven digital transformation, Addison Wesley, 2019, Adaptive Leadership: Accelerating Enterprise Agility, Addison Wesley 2014; Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products, Addison Wesley 2009; Adaptive Software Development: A Collaborative Approach to Managing Complex Systems, Dorset House 2000 and winner of the prestigious Jolt Award, and Agile Software Development Ecosystems, Addison Wesley 2002. Jim is the recipient of the 2005 international Stevens Award for outstanding contributions to systems development.

Jim is a co-author of the Agile Manifesto, a founding member of The Agile Alliance, coauthor of the Declaration of Interdependence for project leaders, and cofounder and first president of the Agile Leadership Network. Jim has consulted with IT, product development organizations, and software companies in the U.S., Europe, Canada, South Africa, Australia, Brazil, China, Japan, India, and New Zealand.

Time

(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location

Online event

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