Samiah Rabah has had an interesting journey in the tech field, and transitioned from Software Developer to Cloud Engineer. Before that, she was a Data Science intern, Backend Software and Full Stack Developer. During our Women in Tech Night in March of 2023, she described her experience transitioning from developer to DevOps while consistently wondering “there has to be a better way to do this!”.
“Agile is a state of mind” will be the motto again from 30 November to 1 December: Tools4AgileTeams 2023 is on the horizon! Of course we want to offer the Agile community a conference with everything the Agile heart desires: keynotes, workshops, games, discussions, hands-on sessions, networking and much more. And now it’s your turn: the call for sessions is open! This means that you can now submit your ideas for a presentation or whatever format you want, as long as it is about teamwork, leadership, product management, service management, at scale or modern work in an agile environment. And of course, we’ll also tell you where to get the much sought-after tickets for T4AT.
At Boehringer Ingelheim, a cutting-edge research-based pharmaceutical company who are “in the business of saving human and animal lives”, recruit based on their 3G (Geography, Gender, Generation) policy. This means they recruit some top female talent. During our Women in Tech Night (2023), some of these talents gave some great tips for women in the tech field.
On 1 and 2 December, the Tools4AgileTeams conference took place. During this event, our speaker Joseph Assaf, consultant at our partner Kegon, explained an intriguing methodology to keep a project on track in times when businesses and teams can get lost in the fine detail of project work, which is known as project drift.
On 1 and 2 December, the Tools4AgileTeams conference took place. During this event, our speaker Deema Dajani, SAFe Fellow and Product Manager at Scaled Agile, talked about how companies can up their training game and how SAFe can help with this training.
On 1 and 2 December, the Tools4AgileTeams conference took place. There were 3 very interesting keynote speakers this year, one of which was from Jurgen Appelo, who talked about his unFIX model, a simple tool that helps you with versatile organization design. Unlike many agile scaling frameworks and self-management methods, unFIX has its focus on continuous innovation and the human experience. It facilitates gradual change, dynamic teams, and an important role to play for managers.
On 1 and 2 December, the Tools4AgileTeams conference took place. There were 3 very interesting keynote speakers this year, one of which was from Mark Cruth, Atlassian Evangelist. He talked about the alchemy of turning not lead into gold, but average teams into high-performing ones.
That was it – unfortunately! Once again, the Tools4AgileTeams conference, the first in the hybrid format, was over far too quickly: Over 200 people met at our headquarters in Wiesbaden and over 1900 online to discuss, share, learn about the whole spectrum of agile working… We collected some feedback and also tell you where you can watch the first sessions of this year’s T4AT. Click here and have a look back at two fantastic days!
Less than 6 weeks until the 11th Tools4AgileTeams – time to introduce the 3rd keynote and to take a first look at the agenda. Because on December 1st, the Agile community will meet in Wiesbaden and online to exchange ideas about agility in all its facets. Until then, here’s what medieval alchemy has to do with high-performance teams, how you can already put together your own program for the conference, and where you can secure your ticket for the conference.
Honey harvesting at Seibert Media, part two: by the end of this summer, our bees on the Seibert field had been busy again, which is why we – together with our beekeeper Tom – were able to harvest Seibert honey for the second time. In this article, you can find out how Tom converted our headquarters into an extractor room and what else you can do with the supposed waste products from the honey harvest.