Program 2018

14th November 2018 – First Conference Day15th November 2018 – Second Conference Day
8.30

Registration

WORKSHOP 1, 2 & 3 PART I

9.00 – 10.30

WORKSHOP 1

Team Dynamic – High performing teams as the foundation for agile organization

Mikael Berggren,
MMD Consulting AB

In this session we will reflect and introduce the concept around creating Team Dynamics in four steps. In a world of constant change, rapid development and demands on an agile mindset the team dynamics will be crucial to make it work.

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WORKSHOP 2

Design Sprint – How to validate new product ideas in just five days

wunderStefan Wunder,
AVL List GmbH

In this session participants will work in small teams to simulate a design sprint. Each team will work on a product challenge, brainstorm ideas, create designs, build a prototype and perform a user test.

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WORKSHOP 3 – PART 1

Scaled system engineering development approach across company borders

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Frank Besemer & Frank Sazama,
Kugler Maag Cie

During the workshop the participants will build various teams to simulate system engineering in an agile environment. All participant will work on a common product and will (hopefully) complete it during the workshop.

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10.30

Break

WORKSHOP 4, 5 & 3 PART II

11.00 – 12.30

WORKSHOP 4

Continuous delivery pipeline in scaled agility

pedrossPeter Pedross,
PEDCO AG

Building large-scale software and cyber-physical systems are one of the most complex and challenging endeavours in the industry today.

There are some emerging practices from industries like Automotive-, MedTec and Finance which approach this complexity in different manners. In this presentation, we would like to outline some of these aspects and discuss its pro’s and con’s and how it is applied in scaled agility such as for example in SAFe.

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WORKSHOP 5

Accelerate the product innovation cycle and foster an internal culture of experimentation and innovation

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John Sheffield, Dr Ingo Franke, Rhodri Cave,
Mi-GSO & Pcubed

In this session we will introduce the concepts of Design Thinking, Lean Start Up and Agile at Scale to demonstrate how to produce visible business progress by iterating and proving product or service ideas in just 12 weeks.

During the workshop the participants will work in teams to quickly filter and select high impact initiative hypotheses and refine one idea using a business model canvas and other tools. We will also consider the culture and leadership traits required for the approach.

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WORKSHOP 3 – PART 2

Scaled system engineering development approach across company borders

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Frank Besemer & Frank Sazama,
Kugler Maag Cie

During the workshop the participants will build various teams to simulate system engineering in an agile environment. All participant will work on a common product and will (hopefully) complete it during the workshop.

detailed information
12.30

icon1BUSINESS SPEED DATING

13.00

Lunch

14.00

Welcome

hientz Hans Christian Reuss

Horst Hientz, Kugler Maag Cie
Prof. Dr Hans Christian Reuss, FKFS

14.15

Agility & cloud drive IoT

ferberDr Stefan Ferber,
Bosch Software Innovations GmbH

 

14.55

Scaled Agile for development of autonomous driving at BMW

  • Experience report from an going LeSS-based adoption project
  • Scaling dozens of teams
  • From personal coaching to organizational development

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Norman Hauke & Joachim Schmidt, Scrum Master, BMW Group

15.35

Coffee Break

16.00

Elements of the agile Transformation

  • How to drive an agile transformation
  • Principles and methods to transform an organization towards agility
  • Organisational transformation and the related mind set and approaches

weberStefan Weber,
Continental Automotive GmbH

16.40

Agile4Architects – challenges and experiences

  • Architects need to find their role in the agile setup, maintaining the advantages of architectural best practices
  • Challenge 1: SW architect needs to find the right balance in his leading expert role within or side-by-side with empowered teams
  • Challenge 2: Balance updatability and extendability of the architecture with performance and security

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Thomas Wunderlich, Robert Bosch GmbH
Walter Bernet, Vector Consulting Services GmbH
Dr Ulrich Bodenhausen, Vector Consulting Services GmbH

17.10

Using a Data-Driven Approach to Agile Transformation

Franz SchubertFranz Schubert
Seerene

17.40

New VDA working group ‘Agile Collaboration’

  • History, objectives and set-up (OEM, Tiers) of new VDA Working Group
  • First results and current activities

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Martin Hurich, Robert Bosch GmbH
Francisco Bockhoff, Volkswagen

18.20

Project To Product: Transforming Car Development with the Flow Framework

kerstenDr Mik Kersten,
Tasktop

18.50

Closing – Day 1
Horst Hientz, Prof. Dr Hans Christian Reuss

19.15
DINER AND SOCCER TABLE TOURNAMENT

kickerMeet and mingle with other participants.

Make new friends.

Exchange your personal experience on your agile in automotive projects.

8.00

Registration – Day 2

8.30

Welcome and Summary Day 1

hientz Hans Christian Reuss

Horst Hientz, Kugler Maag Cie
Prof. Dr Hans Christian Reuss, FKFS

8.45

Transformation journey at national electric vehicle sweden AB (NEVS) – “Make it happen”

Transforming an established organisation to an agile way of working with delegated leadership and self steering cross-competence teams of Nevs engineering department:

  • The journey – not only happy faces
  • Our basic beliefs; the culture shift from traditional OEM to an agile “organism”
  • The importance of securing the interfaces – how to involve the whole organisation
  • The lessons learned – do`s and dont`s looking back
  • The challenges ahead – involving an global organisation

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Karin Berggren, MMD Consulting AB
Frank Smit, National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS; previously: SAAB)

 

9.30

Full speed towards full agile – the journey continues

  • How have we progressed since last year decision to implement agile product streams across ll engineering and supporting disciplines involved in product development?
  • What challenges do we see?
  • What have we learnt so far?

hanssonMaria Hansson,
Volvo Cars

10.15

Coffee Break

10.45

Learn the pitfalls in Adopting “Agile” which may prevent achieving breakthrough value

  • What is the goal, compliance or meeting and exceeding user expectations?
  • How can “feature complete” achieve less value?
  • What is wrong with the V-Model for testing?
  • What are the risks of following Agile practices without understanding what they were designed to solve?

janisseJames Janisse,
TomTom International B.V.

11.25

Agility lives up to its promise, what now? An organization beyond agile pilots

  • What happens after agility is proven in use in your organization in many, many small pilot projects and “honeymoon” is over?
  • How to “roll-out” this kind of change?
  • Successes and setbacks, good practices and anti-patterns of large-scale introduction of agility at Hella

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Jill Korte, Hella GmbH & Co. KGaA
Sergej Weber, Kugler Maag Cie

12.10
SPECIAL SESSION icon3

How to work agile

When you’re implementing agile processes, creativity is key. The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method helps you to develop your own style.

poguntkeSven Poguntke,
Specialist in innovative tools and methods,
certified trainer of the LEGO®-SERIOUS-PLAY® method

13.10

Lunch

 

14.15

Agile – make people great

schröderAxel Schröder,
AS&P and a representative of Porsche

14.45

Agile and market-oriented product development in the automotive industry – the e.Go success story

  • Achieve fast and market-oriented product development of a close-to-production car at less than 30 million euros through agile development in the automotive industry (based on the e.Go success story)
  • Five new paradigms required for an increasingly dynamic and market-oriented development
  • Enable highly iterative development processes and particularly cost-efficient production of prototypes and small numbers through Industrie 4.0 processes and standards

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Dr Simon Schiwek, KEX Knowledge Exchange AG
Sebastian Schlösser, WZLforum an der RWTH Aachen

15.15
PANEL DISCUSSION

Searching for the “right” agile scaling model?

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Maria Hansson, Volvo Cars
James Janisse, TomTom International B.V.
Jakub Rosiak, Harman
Joachim Schmidt, BMW Group

16.00

Closing & Outlook 2019
Horst Hientz, Prof. Dr Hans Christian Reuss

16.15

Networking Coffee