The Future of Agile in Africa and the Middle East

July 5 – October 4, 2020


The Future of Agile in Africa is the brainchild of Abiodun (Abby) Osoba. This event will be hosted by The Agile Advisor Africa. It will be a 4-part monthly interactive series. Some of the talking point in this series are:

The futuristic effect of small and big African businesses embracing the Agile mindset.
How Agile practices can be tailored to fit the uniqueness of African businesses and Africa as a whole.
The impact of African culture on the adoption of the Agile mindset and transforming
The African mindset vs Agile Mindset: The culture of doing business in Africa
Having these conversations and many more will enable us to understand how to adapt to challenges in our current economic environment such as technology adoption, startups, and innovation, its effect on the workforce as well as workforce productivity.
Being Agile, responsive, professional, and focused will allow businesses and organizations to operate as effective and dynamic talent-driven workplaces and business spaces.

These virtual sessions will take place on zoom with discussion by panelists comprising of global thought leaders, Agile practitioners, trainers, and experts with real-life experiences in Africa.
All the series will be officially moderated by Omo Osemwegie, MBA, PMP, PSM, CSM, PSPO, CSPO.

The First Edition will consist of a panel made up of Agile thought leaders and experts spread across Africa. It will take place by ‪6 PM, July 5th, 2020‬.
The Second edition will focus on Agile thought Leaders and experts across the world. It will take place by ‪6 PM, August 2nd, 2020‬.
The third edition will be a combination of executives and leadership representing businesses, organizations, and government agencies (Private and Public sector). It will take place by ‪6 PM, September 6th, 2020‬.
The Fourth edition will be a combination of Agile Practitioners from different regions. It will take place by ‪6 PM, October 4th, 2020‬.


Keynote Speaker:

Name: Ade Shokoya


Title: Enterprise Agile Consultant, Coach & Trainer


Bio: Ade Shokoya is a highly sought after Agile consultant, coach, and trainer, who specializes in multi-million/billion pound Agile and digital transformation programs at the enterprise level. Working with delivery teams all the way up to the C-Suite level, he consults companies and coaches teams globally on how to cut costs, reduce risk and deliver innovative products, software, and services to market faster in today’s digital age.


With over 15 years’ hands-on experience and a client list that includes multi-national corporations such as Infosys, Lloyds Bank and Vodafone, Ade Shokoya has a proven track record as a Lead Consultant on the world’s largest Agile and digital transformation programme at Barclays Bank.


In addition to having a reputation for delivering tangible outcomes and results that often exceed budgetary & time constraints, Ade Shokoya is also:


  • A certified and dynamic Agile trainer (who to date has trained over 10,000 people globally);


  • One of the first people in the world to become a certified Scrum in Hardware Black Belt Trainer with Scrum Inc


  • Author of Waterfall to Agile: A Practical Guide to Agile Transition


  • A dynamic, engaging international Agile speaker.


  • Founder of Agile TV.


For more about Ade Shokoya and to read recommendations from previous clients, visit his LinkedIn profile here:

Location: Online