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2012 AGILE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

January 20 – 21, 2012 Houston, Texas


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Accelerate Agility. Connect and Engage to Transform Your Enterprise. Friday January 20, 2012

Saturday January 21, 2012

8:15 am Breakfast and Registration 8:15 am 9:00 am Opening Remarks and Think Tank Topic Ideas 9:00 am 9:30 am Thriving in the 21st Century: 12:30 pm How to Win at Uncertainty - Dave Guerra, Founder & CEO of Corpus Optima 10:30 am Break 10:45 am How to Sustain Agile Teams - Lisa Shoop, Director in Product Development at Sabra Holding 11:45 am Lunch and Networking 12:45 pm Think Tanks Sessions 2:30 pm Break 2:45 pm A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development - Mike Young, ScrumMaster at HP 3:45 pm Break 4:00 pm World Cafe, A Call to Action 5:30 pm Evening Cocktail Reception and Networking

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Breakfast and Networking Leadership Practice Sessions Closing

January 20 – 21, 2012 Houston, Texas


2012 AGILE 2012 AGILE LEADERSHIP LEADERSHIP to the 2012 Agile Leadership Conference CONFERENCE Houston! I think we have a great day and a half planned for you and I hope you CONFERENCE take full advantage. In addition to an excellent lineup of speakers and facilitators,

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we have specifically designed the conference to give you plenty of opportunities for to connect and engage with your peers. When you hear another attendee articulate a point that resonates, take note. That is a person who may be able to guide you through the next 2 012 AG I L E step in your own agile evolution. When you hear someone ask a question you can answer based on your own experience, take note. That is a person who youLEADERSHIP can help guide in his or her agile journey. When you recognize that a number of people are as puzzled about something as you are, take note. That is a great CONFERENCE opportunity to get a group of people together and brainstorm some steps forward. My hope is that you will make these connections and that they will serve you well far beyond the confines of our conference. Our Saturday program is hands-on; no presentations, no PowerPoints. It is an opportunity for you to roll up your sleeves and learn from our skilled facilitators. Not only can you participate in some fun activities, you will learn why they work in teaching agile principles and be able to take them back to your team to try out. Be sure to leverage this interactive learning experience. Please help me thank our conference team who has worked tirelessly over the last few months to bring this event to fruition: Linda Cook, Conference Chair Dan Neumann, Conference Co-Chair Derek Wade, Conference Co-Chair Karen Antonucci, Conference Coordinator Simon Orrell, Website Ron Whitebread, President Agile Leadership Network Houston Agile Leadership Network has a busy year coming up in 2012. Following a very successful Agile Executive Forum last August at Agile2011, we will again collaborate with the Agile Alliance in their presentation of the second Agile Executive Forum at Agile2012. Look for more information in the coming weeks and months and encourage your executives to participate. In addition, we will continue our collaboration with Software Quality Engineering to present Agile Leadership Summits at both the Better Software Conference in June and the Agile Development Practices Conference in November. We are also planning our next Agile Leadership Conference as well and are scouting locations. This last year has also been pivotal in the evolution of the Agile Leadership Network organization bringing a new logo, evolving mission, new board members and volunteers, as well as several new chapters. All that we do is with one intent; to build an international community of agile leaders who apply agile principles to enable their organizations to thrive. I invite you to join us and help make a difference! Robbie Mac Iver, President Agile Leadership Network

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2012 AGILE FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012 LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE Presentation:

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Thriving in the 21st Century: How to Win at Uncertainty

2 012 AG I L E LEADERSHIP For every organization and individual the future promises to be more volatile, uncertain, complex, CONFERENCE and ambiguous. These features of "VUCA" make up the contemporary world of work -- and the future promises to be more so.

What can we do now to get ahead of "VUCA"? ADSC is the VUCA Killer -and the key to success in an increasingly VUCA World. When it comes to success in this new environment: We cannot avoid increasing Volatility . . . but we can become more Agile. We cannot avoid increasing Uncertainty . . . but we can become more Deterministic. We cannot avoid Increasing Complexity . . . but we can operate by Simple Rules (such as Manage Process, Lead People) and finally . . . We cannot avoid the increasing Ambiguity . . . but we can have Clarity about who we are and what we are trying to accomplish. In this highly interactive and inspiring presentation, Dave Guerra, Evangelist for Super performing Organizations, Individuals and Projects, will show why ADSC is the key to winning in the 21st Century, and how Systems Thinking + Servant Leadership are related

About Dave Guerra, Founder & CEO of Corpus Optima

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Corpus Optima, a one-stop shop for performance transformation services, has provided coaching, consulting, and education services to a wide variety of major organizations. Past and current clients include Administaff, Air Liquide, Baker Hughes, Brinks, British Gas, ConocoPhillips, Dover, Emerson Electric, Exxon Mobil, HCA, HP, ITT, ITT Technical, Land O Lakes, Memorial Hermann, Motorola, Nike, Oracle, Texas Children’s Hospital, Tenet Health and others. He is an author and evangelist for Superperformance, and has discovered the pattern in many areas. The pattern of Superperformance (performance optimization) points to the need for a new management science - one that is a management + leadership science together.


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How to Sustain Agile - Teams and Organizations We have mastered the Agile principles and are rocking‌.wait 2 0 1 2 our A Gteam I L members E just changed and the business unit just reorganized! What do we do now? LEADERSHIP

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Often times a team is trained and has adjusted to the new way of working, and moving along nicely using Agile principles to guide them through software development. That snapshot-in-time does not always last past one or two projects then something impacts the team. Many factors can contribute, good and bad; team growth, attrition, members moving to other teams and so on.

What should you do? How do you adjust? Should you consider training, role adjustments? Lisa will provide insight that can help you explore ways to address change, in your team/enterprise, to help you sustain Agile practices and momentum.

About Lisa Shoop, Director in Product Development at Sabre Holdings Lisa Shoop is a highly skilled transformation leader with experience guiding teams through change by creating organizational alignment (IT and business), bringing awareness of team dynamics/skills, fostering open team communication, collaboration and establishing accountability. Extensive experience in the information technology industry spanning many aspects of software development: Quality Assurance, Agile Coaching, Portfolio & Product Management, Business Analysis, Software Development and Delivery, Project Management and Business Processes. Lisa has been in the agile community since 2005 and has been involved in every agile conference since then as a participant, presenter, reviewer and stage co-producer. She is a reviewer of manuscripts for book publication on Agile and Leadership for Pearson Education.

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2012 AGILE FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012 LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE Think Tanks

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Have a burning topic you want to be sure to discuss? Conference attendees will

2 0groups 1 2 AtoGshare I L Eideas and experiences. Whether select those topics of highest interest and work in a small

the topic is about how to start an agile transition, building team dynamics, or broadening the use of agility LEADERSHIP in your organization, these sessions will allow you to leverage the knowledge in the room to expand your CONFERENCE

perspectives. To be sure no one misses out, each Think Tank group will do a short debrief of their discussion for the entire audience.

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2012 AGILE 2012 AGILE FRIDAY, JANUARYLEADERSHIP 20, 2012 LEADERSHIP Presentation: CONFERENCE CONFERENCE A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development 2 012 AG I L E LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE How we practiced SCRUM at HP with 400+ developers across the world and transformed our large development organization into an agile machine of continuous integration, multi-layered automated testing, and a unique agile management style and culture. Will share ideas for getting organizational buy-in to agile initiatives, and real-world business results that came out of our transformation of HP LaserJet Future Smart Firmware.

About Mike Young, ScrumMaster at HP Mike co-led a major agile transformation of a world-wide group of over 400 engineers developing HP Laserjet embedded software (firmware). He is the co-author of an upcoming Addison-Wesley book entitled A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development that captures this 3-year experience. Mike has been working on large-scale software development projects for 22 years and is a big proponent of adopt-as-you-go agile practices. Start small. Create success. Then rely on those in the trenches to decide how to keep improving. Mike resides in Boise, Idaho with his family.

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2012 AGILE FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012 LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE WORLD CAFE

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You will have the opportunity to contribute your ideas and perspectives to in2 0 1 2 and A Gcreate I L Enew teractive group discussions that will enrich your understanding LEADERSHIP insights. Through shared listening you will discover new themes, patterns, and perceptions that will help you advance on your agile journey. CONFERENCE Closing the session is a Call to Action that will help identify concrete steps you can take with your own teams and organizations

For more information visit www.theworldcafe.com

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and perspectives to interactive group discussions that

will enrich your understanding and create new insights.

Through shared listening you will discover new themes, patterns, and perceptions that will help you advance on your agile journey.

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Closing the session is a Call to Action that will help

identify concrete steps you can takeKey with your own Process

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2012 AGILE LEADERSHIP • Three questions will be discussed in succession CONFERENCE Key Process Ideas

at each table (groups of 6-8).

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• Each table selects a "Host" to keep the discussion

2 012 AG I L E LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE • For each new question the table host remains at the same table. focused and to capture key ideas.

Everyone else

"travels" to a new table to discussion the next question. • To close, table hosts will share key discussion points with the group.

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HOUSTON

Want to be involved with the local Houston Agile scene? Next Meeting: February 16th, 6:00 pm CST

Find out what’s happening next! See copies of previous presentations, and learn about local and national agile events.

Join us at one of our monthly Agile Leadership Network Houston meetings in the Energy Corridor at Sysco – held on the third Thursday evening of each month. Founded in 2008, and now the top Agile venue in Houston for over 850 members. Hear speakers from across the globe share their Agile experiences and success stories, and participate in interactive sessions and networking with like-minded Agile professionals. Past meetings have included panel discussions, open space discussions, breakout group exercises, and presentations from industry thought leaders such as Jim Highsmith, Sanjiv Augustine, Simon Orrell, Dave Guerra and Joe Justice (from www.wikispeed.com).

Visit our website www.alnhouston.org


The Agile Executive Forum Monday, August 13, The Gaylord Texan, Grapevine Texas (six minutes from the Dallas-Ft. Worth Airport)

For mor information, visit the Agile Executive Forum Website: http://agile2012.agilealliance.org or mail to executiveforum@agilealliance.org The Agile Alliance, in cooperation with Agile Leadership Network will host the Agile Executive Forum – a program designed to give executives access to the latest strategic thinking in agility practices and principles from key perspectives, and bridge communities that rarely get a chance to exchange thoughts and ideas. Last year more than 60 senior-level leaders shared their experiences on how Agile is impacting their organizations in this unique forum – a clear sign that Agile is influencing business at all levels! If you are an executive involved in any stage of agile transformation, be part of this exciting event. If you are not an executive, encourage your boss or boss’s boss to attend.

For more information about Agile Leadership Network, visit www.AgileLeadershipNetwork.org

Agile Leadership Summit June 14-15, 2012

Bring your biggest issues and challenges to the Agile Leadership Summit where you can draw on the knowledge and experiences of these leaders and your fellow managers who may have already faced and solved some of your issues. You’ll hear what’s working—and not working—and have the opportunity to share your experiences and successes.

Visit www.AgileLeadershipNetwork.org


Saturday, JANUARY2012 21,AGILE 2012 LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE Leadership Practice

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“I hear, I forget. I see, I remember. I experience, I understand.” --Confucious 2 012 AG I L E LEADERSHIP Come understand powerful Agile leadership techniques at our experience-based Leadership Practice Day. CONFERENCE

Agile requires teamwork, collaboration, and open-ended exploration of possibilities. The most successful Agile leaders don’t tell, they do. By coupling simulation and experimentation to evoke that “a-ha” experience in your peers and leadership, you will be better equipped to rapidly evolve the organizational change you need. Roll up your sleeves. Get up from your desk. Prepare to question, learn, do, and teach with expert facilitators and others passionate about action at our Leadership Practice Day. By attending this session, you will

• Experience learning first-hand in the real world -- not from slides • Learn techniques to build trusted relationships between Agile teams and their stakeholders • Gain keys to unlocking self-organization in teams • Discover methods for quickly prioritizing requirements based on real needs • Explore how to construct, facilitate, and debrief experiential sessions for maximum buy-in • Benefit from others’ successes -- and challenges -- in using experiential learning • Take away reference materials to help you leverage these techniques in the future

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AGILE Saturday, JANUARY 2012 21, 2012 LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE MEET THE FACILITATORS:

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LINDA COOK Linda Cook is a Lean/Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Master with over twenty years’ experience in the IT 2 industry. team dynamics like few 0 1 2 Linda A G Iunderstands LE others. Her extensive background both as a software developer and as a project/program LEADERSHIP manager is the perfect complement to her innate knack for figuring out what makes people tick. Linda’s expertise ranges from AgileCONFERENCE coaching and mentoring to formal training programs in Scrum, Kanban, Lean Software Development, and Agile Project Management. She has worked in a variety of industries, mentored colleagues, established formal and informal training programs, and has established/ improved the processes of numerous software development teams during her career. Linda Cook serves as the Secretary of the Agile Alliance, and is a board member of the Agile Leadership Network. Linda currently chairs the Agile Leadership Network Summits and speaks at several professional conferences.

TODD LITTLE Todd Little, Sr. Development Manager for Landmark Graphics, has for 30+ years developed or managed the development of commercial software applications for oil and gas exploration and production. He was on the Board of Directors for the Agile Alliance 2004-2011. In 2003, he co-founded the Agile Development Conference, and was the Chair for ADC2004, Agile2005 and Agile2006. He returned for the 10 year anniversary of the Agile Manifesto to Chair Agile2011. He co-authored the Declaration of Interdependence for Agile Leadership and was a founding member and past President of APLN. Along with Pollyanna Pixton, Niel Nickolaisen, and Kent McDonald, he co-authored the book “Stand Back and Deliver: Accelerating Business Agility,” Addison Wesley. He posts all his papers and presentations on his website at www.toddlittleweb.com.

DAN NEUMAN Dan Neumann has been in the IT industry for over 15 years. After 11 years as a consultant with responsibilities that started with software development and transitioned to technical lead and project manager responsibilities, he had an opportunity to transition a team from waterfall development to Agile. Over the last 5 years, Dan has continued applying Agile and lean principles, and has used it in a variety of projects, including updates to legacy code, green field development, collocated teams and international remote teams. Dan is an independent Agile coach, Certified Scrum Professional, Innovation Games Trained Facilitator and member of the Board of Directors for the Agile Leadership Network.

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Derek W. Wade likes to use Agile to help improve the way people work together. He has been bridging the gaps between ideas and execution, and between individuals and teams, across a broad range of industries for over 14 years. Derek serves on the Board of Directors for the Agile Leadership Network, and is an Officer of the Chicago APLN. He holds CSM/CSP certification from the ScrumAlliance, and Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor certificates from the Federal Aviation Administration. These last have more relevance in the Agile world than he expected.


Saturday, JANUARY2012 21,AGILE 2012 LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE Agile Ball Point Game

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The purpose of this game is to help teams learn how iterative processes work. 2 0 1in2including A G I LQAE metrics as part of the team’s work, or You can use the game to model Scrum, show the value demonstrate the value in conducting Retrospectives.LEADERSHIP Participants will practice the game as designed, then, a short review session will be conducted to answer questions about facilitating the game. The facilitator CONFERENCE will share their experience using this game as a learning tool. To play, you’ll need as many as 200 balls and for your team to form a circle in an open area. The objective is for every person on the team to touch the ball once and to pass as many balls among the team as possible. The rules are: Every member of the team must touch the ball at least once. 1. Each ball must have “air” time. 2. Balls cannot be passed to neighboring team members. 3. Each ball must end with the team member with whom it began. 4. The  entire process is time-boxed at two minutes and repeated a total of five times. As you can imagine, it’s very difficult to pass even a single ball among the team the first time. However, the team gets to see that, over the course of playing the game just five times, its performance improvesgreatly— and becomes more fun. It is recommended that the team debrief for 10 minutes after the five iterations to discuss what they observed. Usually, the team will note that its velocity improved with each iteration. It’s a simple game, which doubles as a great team-building exercise, but it captures how Scrum’s iterative development can lead teams to perform more efficiently than they thought possible.

Builds on the original game include: 1) A  fter the team completes the first round, the facilitator gives the team a goal of passing 150 balls in one 2 minute round. 2) Allow 2 minutes for a retrospective after each round. 3) Allow 2 minutes for planning for each round. 4) If the team is dropping balls and not picking them up, try adding a quality measure, perhaps remove a ball for each ball dropped.

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AGILE Saturday, JANUARY 2012 21, 2012 LEADERSHIP An Agile Simulation CONFERENCE Facilitator: Todd Little

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One of the best ways to learn or to learn how to teach agile development is to experience it firsthand. In this workshop attendees will experience a simulation of agile development through 2 012 AG I L E building a new product and product features using legos. We will run through 3 iterations of story estimation, story sizing, development, demo, and retrospective. LEADERSHIP

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This fast paced simulation is engaging, fun, and educational. After all teams have developed and demoed their products we will take an overall retrospective of the activity. At this time we will look at the simulation to explore how it is like and how it might not be exactly alike the challenges we face with software development.

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Tubs of legos. We use the 405 piece lego tub per team. At least 1 flip chart per team. Wall space for 3 charts per team. 3x5 cards, preferably 3m sticky cards Stories printed on labels

Facilitators

• 1 Coach/Tester/Customer per team • 1 overall coordinator that may double if needed.

High level Objective

• Build an animal and an enclosure for the animal.

Timeline 3 Iterations of 12 minutes: • Story Estimation - ~3 minutes o Act as developers - estimate how much time each story will take, S, M, L, or XL • Story signup - ~3 minutes oA  ct as the business - based on the importance (business value) of each story, select those stories you think you can complete in ~6 minutes • Development - ~6 minutes o To your Lego! o Update Scrum board with flow • Demo/Testing/Acceptance/Retrospective - ~5 minutes o Demo for the customer and customer determines acceptance o Calculate score and update burnup chart o Retrospective

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Points are scored for accepted stories. Some stories may break previously accepted stories. Coaches will collectively give points for aesthetics. Value points are really quite uncertain


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Retrospective What Went Well

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2012 AGILE Saturday, JANUARYLEADERSHIP 21, 2012 CONFERENCE IG: Intro to Product Tree for Release Roadmap

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Introduction to Innovation Games速:

2 0 1 Planning 2 AGILE Prune the Product Tree for Release Facilitator: Derek W. Wade

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Goals: This session introduces an Innovation Game速 used to collaboratively shape the evolution of your product to the needs of its market and stakeholders over time.

Objectives: A challenge of release planning is deciding which features to develop when. You can use Prun the Product Tree with your stakeholders to identify different major capabilities of your system and manage how you will grow those capabilities as your system evolves.

Running your own Prune the Product Tree: Start by drawing a large tree on a whiteboard or butcher paper or printing a graphic image of a tree as a large-format poster. Thick limbs represent major areas of functionality within your system. The inside of the tree contains leaves that represent features in the current release. Leaves that are placed at the outer edge of the canopy represent new features. The edge of the tree represents the future. Write potential new features on several index cards, ideally shaped as leaves. As your customers to place desired features around the tree, shaping its growth. Do they structure a tree that is growing in a balanced manner? Does one branch, perhaps a core feature of the product, get the bulk of the growth? Does an underutilized aspect of the tree become stronger? We know that the roots of a tree (your support and infrastructure) need to extend at least as far as its canopy. Do yours?

For further information, see the book Innovation Games: Creating Breakthrough Products Through Collaborative Play by Luke Hohmann.

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2012 AGILE Saturday, JANUARY LEADERSHIP 21, 2012 CONFERENCE Introduction to Innovation Games® : Speed Boat for Retrospectives Facilitator: Dan Neumann

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Goals: This session introduces an Innovation Game® that is a fast, fun, and powerful way to identify what customers don’t like about a product so that you can focus improvements areas that affect your customers most.

Objectives: You can use Speed Boat to identify improvements in your software system, but you can also use it to identify what to improve about your Agile process. Today’s session uses Speed Boat as a way to run a team retrospective; one that goes beyond “went well, went poorly, improve” and safely uncovers your team’s real pain points.

Running your own Speed Boat: Draw a boat on a whiteboard or sheet of butcher paper. You’d like the boat to really move fast. Unfortunately, the boat has a few anchors holding it back. The boat is your system, and the features that your customers don’t like are its anchors. Customers write what they don’t like on an index card and place it under the boat as an anchor. They can also estimate how much faster the boat would go if that anchor were cut and add that to the card. Estimates of speed are really estimates of pain. Customers can also annotate the anchors created by other customers, indicating agreement on substantial topics. When customers are finished posting their anchors, review each one, carefully confirming your understanding of what they want to see changed in the system. You can also have customers write what they do like about your system, and place them above the boat as fair winds pushing the boat forward.

For further information, see the book Innovation Games: Creating Breakthrough Products Through Collaborative Play by Luke Hohmann.

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OUR MISSION

Agile Leadership Network is dedicated to the evolution of leaders at all levels striving to transform teams, organizations and enterprises by applying agile leadership principles and values. We are an international network of local communities that provides opportunities for leaders in all industries to connect and engage to advance the practice of agile leadership, enabling their organizations to thrive in an ever changing marketplace.

Agile Leadership Network 2011-12 Officers & Board of Directors

Robbie Mac Iver, President David Chilcott, Vice President Hans Samios, Treasurer Derek Wade, Secretary

Rose Anton Cesar Idrovo Carrillo Linda Cook Jim Highsmith Dan Neumann Simon Orrell Mike Russell

Visit AgileLeadershipNetwork.org • Find a local chapter near you… Join now or start a chapter in your area! • Volunteer to help support our national organization • Find Agile Leadership Conference Houston 2012 presentations and information online

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