Learn how Toyota are approaching Agility and scaling Scrum at global scale, and learn about the gaps in the Product Owner role and see how Toyota are countermeasuring that.
Hear some of the patterns Toyota have applied to solve organizational transformation challenges, and learn about the close relationship between The Toyota Production System and Scrum.
Hear about the team science, complexity theory, and high preforming teams that is underway with the University of North Texas and Toyota Connected.
Nigel will also be talking about a key initiative to bring the power of Toyota to the agile world.
Nigel Thurlow is The Chief of Agile at Toyota Connected, the company building the future of connected vehicle technologies. An expert in Lean implementation and process improvement, gained from his Toyota background, he teaches quality improvement and waste reduction through the implementation of systems thinking, agile practices, and the Scrum framework.
Nigel led the successful Scrum transformation at 3M Healthcare Information Systems, and was a principal trainer and coach at Scrum Inc together with the co-creator of Scrum. Nigel has taught and coached in notable companies such as GE, Bose, 3M, Microsoft, MIT and Toyota. Nigel is continuing to work with one of the co-creators of Scrum to help evolve the competencies of the agile world.
Nigel is now leveraging the power of TPS and The Toyota Way to enhance and develop Agility in Lean, and has recently launched the official Toyota Scrum training, Scrum The Toyota Way. An approach combining the Scrum Framework with the Toyota Production System.