Krakow, Poland, 25 - 27 August 2021

Tomasz Manugiewicz

Grand Parade / William Hill

General Manager - Grand Parade Poland. Tomek is Agile enthusiast and Coach, Engineer at heart. Former Engineering Manager, Scrum Master and Software Developer. Tomek conducted his first Agile Transformation in 2009. He worked for various international IT companies and lived in Vienna, Toronto and Isle of Man. Passionate about how people relations influence Software Development. He uses his empathy, connectedness and restorative talents (based on Gallup's taxonomy) to help development teams boost their productivity and individual well-being. He is known for giving others a sense of comfort and stability in the face of uncertainty. His ability to link together the facts and dots, gives him a feeling that he would have been a good doctor or detective - he is happy that he decided to study Computer Science though. Tomek loves skiing, biking and sailing. Recently he has started his journey as lecturer at AGH University of Science and Technology leading courses he designed for future engineers.

Back to the future! Let's travel through time with Agile Manifesto and try to predict our future

Methodology & Culture

Let’s reflect on Agile transformation of IT organisations and try to predict the future of Agile movement. 

It has been 20 years since the Agile manifesto was introduced. Our software development industry has been changing so fast since 2001. Nowadays it has changed even more impacted by a pandemic world. 

In my talk I would like to reflect on how the Agile approach has evolved over these years. I will share with you the experience I gained while transforming IT organisations towards Agile using different Agile scaling methods. Together we are going to discover the future of Agile movement especially in the context of the post-pandemic world. 

Scheduled on Friday from 10:30 to 11:20 in Room 2


Be Agile, Be DevOps, be well.

Methodology & Culture

Times of pandemic are challenging for those of us who want to thrive and not only survive at work. How to foster collaboration in the team, build trust and a creative working environment if everything is remote? How to become fulfilled at work? In my talk I would like to share with you how agile and devops can help us answer the questions above. We will also discuss the future of an agile movement especially in the context of the post-pandemic world. I will give you practical examples based on my experience not only as a manager, but also from the times I was developing software.

Scheduled on Wednesday from 12:40 to 12:55 in Room 2


Running in circles - how an organization ends up building the same application over and over

Methodology & Culture

Obviously the software creation process is a multi-facet affair. When the board sets a new direction for the company, commercial stakeholders need to come up with new ideas, POs build a product that fits the ideas, architects design, engineers implement. Congratulations all around! We have a new system! Too bad that it’s exactly the same as our old one… Let’s dive into why even when everyone at every stage of a project seems to want to build “the new”, we end up with same ol’ same ol’.

Scheduled on Thursday from 09:10 to 10:00 in Room 2


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ICE Krakow, ul. Marii Konopnickiej 17


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