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Nurturing Agile organizational success through Caring Leadership

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Caring Leadership® is the cornerstone of Agile organizational success, fostering a culture of empathy, collaboration, and innovation to inspire teams and drive sustainable growth and resilience. The post Nurturing Agile organizational success through Caring Leadership first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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7 IT leadership hacks that deliver results

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Langley sets up bull sessions each quarter with his entire organization for feedback he says has improved his leadership. “We I strongly believe in situational leadership. Now, in my leadership role, I make sure to extend the same kindness.” IT Leadership, IT Strategy, Staff Management

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10 tips to help you excel in a new leadership role

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You just landed an IT leadership role. To help you stick this landing, I spoke with seasoned leaders about the lessons they have learned from years in leadership. They share the strategies, tips, and skills you should focus on now to make a success of this new leadership role. Your team expects you to lead. No pressure, right?

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An AI leadership haiku

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An AI Leadership Haiku Generative’s gift, Innovation takes a lift, But vigilance, persist. The AI Leadership Summit on October 11, 2023 is a different kind of event designed to efficiently provide the information you need to effectively move forward on your AI journey.

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More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

Join Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, as he distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. But how do you know if you're succeeding?

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Transforming the leadership trajectory for women in tech

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Given this reality – and the business world’s drive to create more diverse and inclusive leadership teams – the pressure is now on companies to hold on to the few women leaders they already have. This can hinder their ability to take on leadership positions because they’re perceived to come with additional responsibilities.

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5 hot IT leadership trends — and 4 going cold

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Here tech leaders discuss how they’re innovating in an uncertain world by returning to the basics of good leadership, building trust, promoting transparency, and leaning into strategy over skillset. But this year, with the seeming ubiquity of AI initiatives, I foresee a significant change, with IT leadership being pulled into the fray.”

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders.

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From Whims to Wins: How a Customer-Centric Portfolio Transforms Product Strategy

Speaker: John Mansour - President, Product Management University

You’ve come up with a winning product strategy, everyone’s on board and energized, and you’re halfway down the path to execution only to have it submarined by something someone convinced your leadership was more strategic!

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Business agile is an approach that gives the right business flexibility and fast decision-making in a volatile environment, providing a great capacity for innovation, adaptation and change. Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive.

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Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. The wrong organizational structure can create friction of all kinds.

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An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. They have value in many cases but increasingly are fraught with peril. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams?

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The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning.

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Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles.

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

Roy Osherove, the author of Elastic Leadership, is going to provide some answers that come from his experience seeing this across many different organizations. And the answers focus on leadership. Which leadership styles are most effective for each mode. When and how to encourage learning in your team.