Friday, November 5th, 2021
Virtual Keep Austin Agile Conference
Dare to be agile!
Agile Austin is pleased to announce our (second-ever) Virtual Keep Austin Agile conference. In the quest to “Dare to be Agile”, we’ve lined up three phenomenal internationally-recognized speakers to inspire and challenge us to look beyond the current state of agility and explore what’s possible within ourselves and our organizations.
This half-day conference will also be a fund-raiser for two amazing local Austin non-profit organizations: The Thinkery and NAMI (National Association of Mental Illness). These fantastic groups will receive 100% of registration fees. While there will be no charge to attend the Virtual KAA, please do consider helping your local Austin community members by donating when you register.
While we can’t wait to see everyone in person, we also wanted to ensure your safety in these challenging times.
So, come and join us - virtually!
The Journey of
Better Value, Sooner,
Safer & Happier
How Being Bold and Leading with Love Helped me Make Global Impact
Talk Description: Business agility is a set of organizational capabilities, behaviors, and ways of working that afford your business the freedom, flexibility, and resilience to achieve its purpose; no matter what the future brings. The good news is that Business Agility is not something an organization has or doesn't, it is more like fitness or athletic performance, your organization can increase its agility with intentional, deliberate, and disciplined effort. The bad news is that it requires persistent effort, over a long period of time and there are no shortcuts. But fear not, the journey is quite achievable and actually enjoyable if you have the right mindset and purpose. In this talk, we will explore the “Why”, “What” and “How” of the journey to Business Agility.
Talk Description: In this talk, Jon will share key Patterns and Antipatterns for business agility, in the Age of Digital. These are lessons learnt the hard way, when improving ways of working across large organizations, in order to deliver Better Value Sooner Safer & Happier. Jon will share learnings so that you don't need to make the same mistakes!
Talk Description: Sometimes you wonder, how can I use what I've learned from Agile and Business Agility to make a bigger impact? Maybe you're working in Technology and feel you should influence the business side. Maybe you're curious how these skills can help the nonprofit world or help you gain the courage to start your own business. Join us as we hear Sally Elatta's story of daring to make her BOLD dreams of making global impact with Agile, Business Agility and helping leapfrog her home country Sudan a reality.
100% OF All registration fees will be donated to the following local austin non-profits.
Thinkery is where Austin’s children and their families come to enjoy play-based, inquiry-rich, hands-on learning experiences.
Their mission is to create innovative learning experiences that equip and inspire the next generation of creative problem solvers.
national alliance on Mental Health: Central Texas
NAMI Central Texas is dedicated to improving the lives of all individuals affected by mental illness through education, support, and advocacy programs.