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More with Diana Larsen
Diana Larsen, FutureWorks Consulting, USA
Diana Larsen consults with leaders and teams on the human and organizational sides of software development projects. Her clients value her collaboration in building capability to interact, self-organize and shape an environment for productive teams to improve performance, support innovation, and establish satisfying, results-oriented workplaces.
With Esther Derby, Diana co-authored Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great and co-founded the Annual International Retrospective Facilitators Gathering and the Agile Open Northwest conference.
Diana also presents workshops on self-organizing team development, team leadership, innovation development, project leadership and leading retrospectives She speaks and writes on team development, project leadership, Agile methods, retrospectives, and organizational change. http://www.futureworksconsulting.com
Lean for Agile Managers
With an emphasis on value, flow and people, Lean thinking and tools enhance and reinforce existing Agile practices or a transition to Agile. In an Agile enterprise, Lean principles offer a useful guide for managers who want to focus teams on creating value for their customers and learn more about removing systemic impediments to value creation. In this seminar, we’ll explore how the seven principles of Lean apply to software development and review a glossary of Lean terms like Gemba, Kanban, Muda, and Value Stream; Come discover why it’s okay that managers’ work is “waste”!