Presentations from #MusicCityAgile & #MusicCityCode

This week I was fortunate to participate in Music City Tech conference in Nashville, TN. The event encompasses 3 conferences in 1, with sessions on code, data, and agile topics.

Yesterday I spoke on the lunch panel about People, and the questions from the audience were excellent. I enjoyed hearing from the other panelists and sharing my thoughts with the group. Today I presented 2 topics, and the slides for each are available below:

Talking and Not Talking—Finding Balance as a Coach

Oops, We Inflicted DevOps on our Business

Thank you to everyone who came to my sessions. The interaction was fantastic, and I always learn from the discussions myself. I’d love to hear how you apply learnings from the sessions!

Allison Pollard

I help people discover their agile instincts and develop their coaching abilities. As an agile coach with Improving in Dallas, I enjoy mentoring others to become great Scrum Masters, coaching managers to grow teams that deliver amazing results, and fostering communities that provide sustainability for agile transformations. In my experience, applying agile methods improves delivery, strengthens relationships, and builds trust between business and IT. A big believer in the power of community-based learning, I grew the DFW Scrum user group significantly over the five years I served as an organizer. I am also a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, a foodie, and proud glasses wearer.