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Archived Has Agile Populism killed Agile

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm GMT

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Has Agile Populism killed Agile Agile20Reflect Festival


Agile is now a commodity amongst the general business population does that mean it should freefall, how should we move forward and do we have a common meaning and focus?

A look at the current state of Agile and its Commoditization as a live workshop and conversation.

18:05 Introduction Karl Smith
18:10 Joseph Assaf
18:50 Q&A
19:00 Comfort Break
19:10 Bob Payne
19:50 Q&A


Joseph Assaf is a highly organized and client-oriented, developing entrepreneurial abilities and always showing perfection at every accomplishment by achieving the success of a project with focused and talented team members cross-cultural communication abilities. A certified SPC and an Agile coach, with a background in Architecture, Joseph has acquired the mindset to maintain focus on the end results and drive continuous improvement, whilst always placing great emphasis on engaging all stakeholders in an Agile working environment.

Connect with him on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseph-assaf93/


Bob Payne is an early adopter of Extreme Programming and Scrum. He has worked exclusively as an industry leading Lean+Agile Transformation leader since 1999, helping individuals and organizations achieve results with Agile methods.  He has worked in small startups, fortune 100 organizations and government with teams, programs and executives. He is the SVP of Agile Training and Coaching at LitheSpeed.

Bob was one of the earliest Certified Scrum Trainers (CSTs) recieiving his CST certification directly from Ken Schwaber. As one of the world’s best Scrum and Agile trainers, Bob has an exceptional pass percentage on the Scrum certification exam.  Bob teaches the CSM, CSPO, Certified Agile Leader, Certified Scrum Development, and Path to CSP-SM classes.

As a thought leader in Agile he is the host of the Agile Toolkit Podcast, founder of Agile Philanthropy, Chair of the Agile DC conference, organizer and speaker at national and international conferences.  With nearly 20 years of practical hands-on Agile experience, Bob has served as a trusted advisor to executives, teams and management at leading firms, including United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, The IRS, Nike, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, National Geographic, Nationwide Insurance, Royal Bank of Canada, Samsung, and Walmart.


This event is supported by Paradigm Interactions Inc.


February 3
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
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Karl Smith
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