Coach, Storm Consulting, United Kingdom
Russ Lewis (@ConsultStorm) coaches some of the world’s largest organisations towards Predictable Agile Delivery. He’s a ‘big picture’ techie-turned management guru who now gets his kicks helping team members and managers succeed. He does this by engaging at all levels and facilitating the communications that lead to improvement.
Russ architected and led Transport for London’s Contactless Fares payments system and the expansion of Oyster card to National Rail; supported the Agile transformation at Amadeus SAS and currently spends his time helping to run a global DevOps program at an investment bank, speaking at conferences and writing for InfoQ.
THE OUTCOME-DRIVEN APPROACH TO MANAGEMENT
Attendees will learn how to solve real challenges by defining the necessary outcomes first and working backwards to tackle the obstacles and assumptions that normally prevent success. The approach uses Lean Startup style experiments to reduce the risks and Six Thinking Hats® techniques to maximise collaboration. It challenges old-fashioned approaches without involving Lego®!