INNOVATION ROOTS Sponsors Lean Kanban Asia Pacific 2014 Conference

INNOVATION ROOTS is proud to announce its involvement as an acting co-sponsor of the first ever Lean Kanban conference in the APAC region in Bangalore, India on 11-12 December, 2014 at The Ritz Carlton, Bangalore. We’re incredibly honoured to bring this prestigious event to life with official organizer and sponsor Raman Technologies Inc.

Lean Kanban APAC brings world-class perspectives of Kanban deployment towards organizations and businesses, and its hallmark conference is sure to energize executives and business-minded people, and make them enthused towards adopting a Kanban approach. This conference is an important event for professionals with any level of Kanban experience, in aid of them to learn how to implement value to their organizations.

It is also an important congregation of the Kanban community , and gives a vital and informative platform to seasoned Lean Kanban practitioners, experts and trainers, towards sharing their knowledge and experience towards the community.

The conference will have two tracks : Kenshō, aka initial insight and awakening; and Nirvana, aka ultimate enlightenment. Participants are encouraged to submit relevant topics to present to the community. For the complete conference, pre-workshop schedule and registration, click here.

SPC workshop with Michael Stump and Priyank Pathak

INNOVATION ROOTS announced SAFe Program Consultant( SPC) workshop, from September 16 -19, 2014 at Cessna Business Park, Bangalore. It will be conducted by Michael Stump, a globally recognized expert in applying Lean and Agile. Priyank Pathak, the curator and founder of INNOVATION ROOTS, will be co- conducting the workshop as well.

The SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) workshop is an in-demand and valued proposition for internal Agile change agents and external consultants. It provides the requisite tools to implement Agile programs, and validate their knowledge in Agile programs, Program Portfolio Management, Agile Architecture and Leadership. The participants will eventually be able and officially certified to launch an Agile Release Train, as part of an Enterprise change initiative.

Getting certified as an SPC, helps the participants maintain an edge over their competitors in the intense marketplace. As an SPC, you will also be allowed to lead your own SAFe classes, network with others in the SPC community, invited to attend monthly webinars towards advancing SAFe knowledge, earn professional development units (PDUs) and access toolkits essential for SAFe coaches.

Prerequisites for the workshop include:

  1. 5 plus years of Software Development, Testing, Business Analysis, or Product Management experience
  2. 3 plus years of Agile experience
  3. One or more relevant Agile certifications (eg.g. CSM, CSPO, CSP, CSC, CST, DSDM, ICAgile, PMI-ACP or Scrum.Org) 

Register for the workshop at