Fleur van Unen And Sylvain Mahe On a Toolkit For Leadership Agility

At the upcoming Agile Indonesia conference, Fleur van Unen and Sylvain Mahe from Palo IT are co-presenting a talk on tools for agile leadership, and give concrete advice for leaders drawing on techniques and frameworks such as Management 3.0.  They spoke to InfoQ about the talk and their leadership philosophy, the importance of community in spreading agile ideas and treating employees as resourceful adults.

Evan Leybourn Of IBM On The Theory Of Agile Constraints

Infoq is running a series of interviews with speakers at the upcoming Agile Indonesia conference 2017. One of the speakers is Evan Leybourn, currently working at IBM Singapore. Leybourn is a regular speaker at Agile Conferences around the globe. He recently organized the business agilityconference in New York and leads the agile practice of IBM in Singapore.

InfoQ: Evan, please tell us a bit more about yourself.

Q&A With Michael Ong On Cycling and Agile And The Value Of UX

Michael Ong is a product and user experience expert based in Singapore.  He spoke to InfoQ about his shared passions of cycling and agile and how they are complimentary, the importance of good listening skills in user experience design, the tech industry in Singapore and Indonesia, and his talk at the upcoming Agile Indonesia conference.

InfoQ: Michael, can you tell us a little bit about yourself?

Building a Startup Within a Bank - Q&A With Peterjan van Nieuwenhuizen

Peterjan van Nieuwenhuizen serves as head of smart digital banking at BTPN in Indonesia.  At the upcoming Agile Indonesia conference he will talk about the cultural changes needed to create a startup mentality inside a traditional bank, the challenges and opportunities this creates and what's needed to make it real.

Q&A With Renee Troughton On Leadership Patterns For Agility

Renee Troughton is one of the most experienced Enterprise Agile Transformation Coaches in the southern hemisphere with extensive experience working in small to large organisations across many sectors including finance, insurance, superannuation, government and telecommunications.

How To Communicate Better In Distributed Teams

The framework consists of 9 'bubbles':

  1. Culture
  2. Organization
  3. Leadership
  4. Product
  5. Team
  6. Architecture
  7. Engineering Practices
  8. Communication
  9. Tools

Each of the bubbles has 3 elements:

A. Questions: a set of questions that organisations can use to assess their current state

B. Virtues: behaviors that foster distributed collaboration

C. Practices: things that have worked, shared by practitioners

Managing Cultural Differences in Your Distributed Team

Distributed teams are the norm for many organisations today. Companies are global, communications technologies allow people to live away from the "office" location and many of the new workforce are nomads. Becoming a high-performing team is possible in a distributed group, it just takes more effort to overcome the inherent challenges of distance.