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Friday, November 5th, 2021

Virtual Keep Austin Agile Conference
Dare to be agile!

Another successful virtual Keep Austin Agile conference is in the books!


Thank you so much for making our 2nd virtual Keep Austin Agile conference a success! We felt inspired by the storytelling and tips shared by each of our amazing speakers! We, the people, are the greatest source of agility. The pace of change is determined by the speed of unlearning. And when we choose to be bold and lead with love, we can accomplish amazing things. It all begins with the courage to take the first step.


Thank you Ahmed, Jon and Sally for daring us to be agile in our own, authentic ways.


Thank you to Wellsky, Hyperdrive, Eliassen Group, and ICAgile for sponsoring our conference.


Thank you attendees! We raised over $3500 from ticket sales which has been donated to The Thinkery and NAMI (National Association of Mental Illness) of Central Texas.

In the spirit of continuous improvement, please respond to our short survey. Your feedback guides us as we make improvements to our annual conference.

The video of the conference has been posted to our YouTube channel. Speaker slides have been included below for reference.

 The Journey of
Business Agility
Better Value, Sooner,
Safer & Happier
How Being Bold and Leading with Love Helped me Make
Global Impact

Talk Slides

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!

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Talk Slides

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. 
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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.

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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.


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