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Safe-to-Fail

A session at Lean Agile Scotland

Thursday 6th October, 2016

10:10am to 10:40am (GMT)

Our human ability to spot patterns and apply them underlies our ability to learn... but that same tendency can cause us to see patterns which aren't there, especially when faced with uncertainty. Our natural bias causes us to believe that we understand causes and can make predictions, even in situations where that cannot possibly be true!

When root-cause analysis is flawed, and outcomes only emerge with hindsight, what can we do to help us gather more information about our problems and possible solutions? How can we avoid the trap of our own biases? And what can we do to make sure that our efforts are safe-to-fail?

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Liz Keogh

Liz Keogh is a Lean and Agile consultant based in London

Liz Keogh is a Lean and Agile consultant based in London. She is a well-known blogger and international speaker, a core member of the BDD community and a contributor to a number of open-source projects including JBehave. She has a strong technical background with over 15 yearsí experience in delivering value and coaching others to deliver, from small start-ups to global enterprises. Most of her work now focuses on Lean, Agile and organizational transformations, and the use of transparency, positive language, well-formed outcomes and safe-to-fail experiments in making change innovative, easy and fun.

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15 attendees

  • Barney Dellar
  • Leif Ershag
  • Kevin McDermott
  • Colin McCormick
  • Rory Bennett
  • David Heath
  • Iain Keddie
  • Iain mccorquodale
  • Jose Casal
  • Liz Keogh
  • Mike Perrin
  • James Murphy
  • Sean Ellis
  • Shiraz Nazeer
  • Susan Reeve

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Time 10:10am10:40am GMT

Date Thu 6th October 2016

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