The Future of Work: The Agile Worker - Ascent Conference
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The Future of Work: The Agile Worker



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Dave West

Dave West is the CEO at Scrum.org. He is a frequent keynote at major industry conferences and is a widely published author of articles and research reports, along with his acclaimed book: Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, that helped define new software modeling and application development processes. He led the development of the Rational Unified Process (RUP) for IBM/Rational. After IBM/Rational, West returned to consulting and managed Ivar Jacobson Consulting for North America. Then as VP, research director Forrester research where he ran the software development and delivery practice. Prior to joining Scrum.org he was Chief Product Officer at Tasktop where he was responsible for product management, engineering and architecture.

The Future of Work: The Agile Worker

2020 will forever be known as the year of COVID-19 and how everything over a few short months changed. For many organizations their ability to respond to this crisis will define their future. COVID-19 is a very painful reminder that organizations and people need to be agile.

In this talk Dave West, CEO of Scrum.org describes the long-term impact COVID-19 in the context of agility and how work may change. The talk is based on how some companies have built organizational and career models to support agility.

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