|26.+27.4.17||Mastering lean-agile Procurement (2 Day Workshop incl. LAP2 Certification)||DE||Zürich||Mirko Kleiner+Philipp Engstler, flowdays.net|
|5.+6.7.17||Mastering lean-agile Procurement (2 Day Workshop incl. LAP2 Certification)||DE||Zürich||Mirko Kleiner+Philipp Engstler, flowdays.net|
|8.11.17||Compeditive Advantage via Lean-agile Procurement (1 Day Workshop incl. LAP1 Certification)||DE/EN||Zürich||Mirko Kleiner, flowdays.net|
Upcoming SPEECHES & Events
At the 'Agile Bodensee' Conference in Konstanz we will share our experiences with the agile community and put a seed of agile@procurement as one of the next big topics. This topic is a must-have for all the suppliers in the south of Germany.
At the 'Agile for Excellence Conference' in Den Hague we will give a workshop 'Leadership and Governance in adaptive Partner Ecosystems - Transformation from Supplier- to Partner Management'. This matches perfectly in the topic of the conference 'Agile Ecosystems – How to create shared purpose in an ever changing world?'. See you there!
At the 'Global Scrum Gathering' in Dublin we will share our experiences with the global agile community and put a seed of agile@procurement as one of the next big topics. The theme of the gathering 'Individuals and Interactions, A Return to the Essence of Agility' is a perfect match, or do you think this principle should end a the companies doors?
At the Conference Manage-Agile in Berlin I will give a talk about why companies with agile procurement have a competitive advantage. The Manage-Agile is the main conference in Germany for leaders and management.
Agile Procurement - What can we learn from Startups?
When developing new digital business models, Startups are inevitably moving along new paths with many unknowns. In many cases, the necessary expertise or a corresponding service provider is missing too. - How do startups deal with this and what can we learn from it? - For the start-ups this means usually nothing less than their survival!
Past WORKSHOPS, SPEECHES, EVENTS
At the Swiss IT-Procurement Conference in Bern I will give a talk about why classic procurement is unsuitable for agile teams. The IT-Procurement Conference is the main conference in Switzerland for procurers, consultants, lawyers and other specialists working in the field of public procurement and dealing with IT-specific procurement.
Agility is well known, there are even agile contracts to manage agile cooperations. However, how we get there is from the last century (RfI > RfP > LoI) and not agile nor lean unfortunately.
Lean-Agile Procurement is a new, exciting simple approach for procurement, that makes fun. It's based on agile and lean principles and focus to the business value and the people involved. The results will surprise you!-Lead time of sourcing a new partner could be reduced to days, customer problems solved and the risk -the evaluating the wrong partner- minimized.
End of February my colleges from flowdays.net and myself will be part of the Business Agility Conference, New York. One Goal is to spread lean-agile procurement more in person and meet some cool guys that are agile inside as well!
Meet you there!
Agile methods have gained enormous popularity the past years and proven to be an efficient way to deliver IT systems. However it's been difficult to gain the benefits of Agile development when procuring IT projects. With this conference we are collecting the best practices and success cases of Agile procurement, sharing experiences across the Nordic countries, focusing on the public sector
Classic approaches for procurement (RfI RfP RfQ) are expensive, less efficient and focus just on the produkt or services. Agile organisations tend to form different and factors like soft-skills, collaboration, culture, etc are as important as hard-factors. In other words classic procurement aren't really compatible to solve a complex problem like sourcing. So, what's to solution?-Mirko Kleiner, Co-Founder of flowdays.net presents a new, exciting simple and radical approach for procurement:
1 PAGE > 1 DAY > 1 PARTNER
The Agile unconference is the meeting of the agile community for the agile community. Things like sponsors, hour long one-way communication, strictly structured consumption, etc - all looking at this event in vain!-Let's see if there is enough interest about the question, what comes before an agile contract?
Classic approaches for procurement (RfI RfP RfQ) are expensive, less efficient and focus just on the produkt or services. Agile organisations tend to form different. Factores like soft-skills are as important as hard-factors. In other words classic procurement isn't really compatible with agile yet. Mirko Kleiner will present you Lean-Agile Procurement, a disruptive approach to source a new team in just 1 day.