Global tech conference Agile on the Beach 2017 sold out for 4th year Hundreds from the global agile tech community will be landing in Cornwall this July as the annual Agile on the Beach 2017 conference held in Falmouth sells out for its fourth consecutive year. Organisers of the seventh Agile on the Beach have confirmed keynote speakers Diana Larsen from Oregon speaking on agile teams and James Grenning from Chicago on agile software delivery. James Lewis, principal consultant at Thoughtworks, internationally renowned creative technology company will also be delivering the closing keynote at the conference.  As an exclusive extra session, Dan North, originator ofRead More →


Women who tech I am delighted to be invited to help review submissions for the Women Who Tech Startup Challenge Europe hosted by  The submissions I reviewed were excellent, and it is fantastic to see so much innovation led by women.  The business models, value propositions and teams pitched were all strong and inspiring to read and watch.  I wish all entering this great challenge all the very best in their startup adventures!   Women Startup Challenges Women Who Tech is on a mission to fund women-led startups. Through our Women Startup Challenges, which we have been held in Washington, DC at 1776, NewRead More →


I am delighted to be speaking at Agile on the Beach 2017 as part of their Teams track with a hands on workshop where we will play Retrospective Sailing Retrospective Sailing 2:00pm – 2:44pm Jul 7 Retrospective Sailing – an agile reflection game A hands on workshop facilitating a practical retrospective game. Retrospective Sailing is a game you can play as an individual in any role, as part of a development team, or, with clients and customers to help understand how your journey is fairing. This game will give you a new and fun way to run a retrospective to help to gain your bearings,Read More →


Agile Museum : Agile Curation at the Museum of English Rural Life & Reading Museum Course Feedback I was delighted to spend time recently with the teams from the MERL (Museum of English Rual Life) and Reading Museum exploring how they can be a more Agile Museum.  An hours seminar was attended by around 30 from across the variety of teams at the museums, followed with a half day workshop that 10 members of both museums attended to help them learn more about agile and apply it to strategic direction, heritage projects, events and exhibitions, curation and marketing activities across the organisation that they wereRead More →