The advent of digital disruption pushed nearly every industry to rethink their value proposition in digital era. This transformation from traditional paradigm to digital paradigm requires a major shift in the way organizations generate value and conduct business. To succeed in this era of fast pace and ever changing expectations, industries have to focus on Transformation, Leadership, Software Development Lifecycle and Academia to produce future leaders.
Lean and Agile Middle East (Agile ME) and Heriot-Watt University Dubai (HWUD) are organizing the sixth annual conference - Lean and Agile Middle East Summit 2020 to be held on March 11th, 2020 at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort in Dubai, UAE. This is a one-day event with three parallel tracks of talks, interactive workshops and keynote speeches.
Being at the center, Agile ME, the needs of the region in these four areas and this year we have invited leaders and practitioners to share their expertise in:
Agile Transformation: This track addresses how businesses go through, or have gone through, agile transformations to achieve business agility. This track carries insightful talks around the roadmap, execution and adaptation of the roadmap and success stories of businesses.
Agile Leadership: Transitioning to new mindset, new approach of working and new ways of delivering poses a great challenge for the leadership in many perspectives. It’s leadership – ultimately – that carries the onus of transformation. This track provides opportunity for the leaders to share the challenges they, their organizations and their teams faced, and how they succeeded in their role as leaders.
Software Development Lifycyle: Achieving business agility is not possible without responding to changing expectations and market requirements “in time”. This track will provide platform for developers to come together and discuss tools, technologies, processes and culture to deliver quality solutions out in market fast.
Academia: Unexpected change in the market and business require “up and running” grads to be able to actively contribute to the digital economy. It places responsibility on academic institutions to respond and adapt to the changing dynamics. This track will help bridge the gaps between markets and academia to enable each other achieving innovative solutions to today’s challenges.