We want to change the World of Work for the better.
We do this by:
helping our clients reinvent their organisations using agile methods and complexity thinking
partnering with the leading minds in the world to bring the latest business innovations to Australia.
We started our business as a collection of leading agile thinkers, implementers and practitioners. We've come together to help clients build great teams that confidently tackle their most complex projects and respond effectively in a disruptive, competitive landscape.
15 February 2016
1st Conference will be back again on 15 February 2016, in Melbourne.
Our first keynote speaker will be Dr Alistair Cockburn, original signatory to the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. We will also be joined by Ben Linders, for his first visit to Australia, from the Netherlands.
The event is for those who are early in their agile journey. It is designed to complement LAST Conference (for more experienced community members), as a place for those who are newer to agile to start to explore the possibilities.
Dr Alistair Cockburn
February and March 2016.
Dr Alistair Cockburn is best known as one of the original creators and signatory of the Agile Manifesto.
He is an authority on Use Cases, and author of books such as Writing Effective Use Cases, Agile Software Development the Cooperative Game, and Crystal Clear A Human-Powered Methodology for Small Teams.
We are Alistair's partners in Australia to present a range of his training courses based on his Heart of Agile framework.
- Heart of Agile
- Use Case to User Stories and Story Maps
- Advanced Agile
He is also available for private training and consulting.
See this Overview page for more information.
SPARK THE CHANGE
19 October 2015
Change your organisation for the better! Spark the Change helps you to Work Smarter to bring real, lasting improvement to your organisation.
At #SparkMEL, you can learn from colleagues from Westpac, MYOB, Envato, Vinomofo, The University of Melbourne's Centre for Positive Psychology, Buro Architecture, cogent, The Holos Group and more. They will inspire you with ways you can stimulate positive change in your organisation.
Spark Melbourne is part of a global movement for change. Spark runs in Toronto, London and Melbourne. Our sister event Dare Festival has been stage in Antwerp since 2013.
Tickets rise to full price on Friday 9 October. Hurry, for the best value ticket!
The 4th (and best ever) LAST Conference was held on 18 September 2015. LAST Conference is a one day, affordable, grassroots mini-conference for Lean, Agile, and Systems Thinking practitioners.
The emphasis is on:
- sharing of practical skills
- real experiences of lean and agile adoption
- the latest in systems thinking practice
- gaining inspiration from fellow practitioners
Agile Business Analysis (Swinburne University, CBD campus, Melbourne)
15-16 October 2015
Delivered by Tabar's Craig Brown, in partnership with Swinburne University's CBD campus,
This two day masterclass introduces the business analysis practice re-contextualised in an agile environment. The course will inspect the role of the business analyst and business analysis activities in major agile frameworks. The mindset and attitudes of an agile business analyst are also addressed.
CERTIFIED LESS PRACTITIONER WITH BAS VODDE
The Certified LeSS Practitioner course is for anyone who is involved in Large Scale Scrum and Agile projects and wants to apply this state-of-the art scaling approach. It is a 3-day course that presents LeSS Principles, Rules and Practices.
We are bringing Bas Vodde over from Singapore to run the Certified Less Practitioner course again. With Craig Larman, Bas is the author of Scaling Agile & Lean Development, Practices for Scaling Lean and Agile Development and Large-Scale Scrum. He is maintainer of the CppUTest C++ unit test framework and the Osaka Mac GUI automation library.
Introduction to Kanban
BEN HOGAN'S 2 DAY COURSE
The Kanban method is a popular Agile method for managing work, based on Lean and System Thinking concepts. It has a focus on visualising the work, limiting the work to the team capacity and providing improved time to market and better predictability.
This two day course covers the theory and practice of the Kanban process…
We offer transformational and inspirational training for managers and teams. This includes Management 3.0, Innovation Games, Kanban, Introduction to Agile, Agile Project Management, and Agile Business Analysis.