Abstract/Description

This engaging and dynamic workshop uses “Chocolate, LEGO and Scrum” simulation game to introduce DevOps culture in a way which can be easily understood and appreciated by participants from different areas of organizations.

Are you tired of sub-optimizing by only focusing on improvements in your Scrum team?

Is your organization struggling to resolve a conflict of interests between Business, Development and IT Operations?

Join this session to experiment with optimizing a flow of work through the entire organization. Visualize negative effects of long sprints and deferred deployments.
Amplify feedback loop, bring in security and evolve towards continuous value delivery – all using LEGO and chocolate.
Inspired by ideas from “The Phoenix Project” and “The Goal", this workshop will help you clearly see a need for taking first steps towards introducing DevOps culture.

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About the Speaker(s)

Dana has over seventeen years of diverse experience in software development, IT operations as well as agile coaching, facilitation, brain-friendly training and game design.Author of “Introduction to DevOps with Lego, Chocolate and Scrum Game”, international speaker and TBR certified trainer; Dana currently works as an Agile Coach at Hudson’s Bay Company. Dana holds MS in Robotics and Mechatronics from Moscow State University of Technology "STANKIN" as well as CSM, CSPO and CSP certifications from Scrum Alliance.Enthusiastic collaborator, she builds communities, organizes conferences and connects with agilists from around the world. Dana is the founder of Big Apple Scrum Day conference in NYC, co-organizer of World Retrospective Day, NYC Scrum User Group and a co-chair of Learning track at Agile 2018.