Agile community

Agile Kitchen

We want to brew new content, taste new topics, and let ideas simmer with you and other Agile foodies in our Agile Kitchen

iLean's Agile Kitchen

Our initiative

In the last few years, the world of work changed quite a bit, and many Agile community initiatives struggled to stay operational. With iLean’s Agile Kitchen we want to contribute to bringing the community back together in ways that suit our new reality.

In the Agile Kitchen, we want you to be more involved and enlarge the learning potential of yourself and our community!

Our concept

It’s simple: iLean’s Agile Kitchen is about Agile and people!

Every 6 weeks we gather around one or more Agile topics for interactive learning sessions and knowledge sharing. We invite speakers from our community (maybe you?), or national and international thought leaders to facilitate these sessions about specific Agile topics. The topics we chose are your topics. We gather them on our Agile Kitchen Marketplace (Miro board) and give you the possibility to introduce or support relevant topics.

Let’s get cooking!

The Agile Kitchen calendar

DateTitleSpeakerHourLocation
Thu 25/08Agile Kitchen: Let the drawing beast out! how (self)drawn images boost your meeting Dimitri Bauwens18:00 – 20:30Mechelen
Thu 04/10Agile Kitchen: session with Maarten Dalmijn. ‘Topic to be announced!’Maarten Dalmijn16:00 – 17:30Online
Thu 17/11Agile Kitchen: Techboards, Collectives and Microteams at iBOOD. Close collaboration in times of pandemics and continuous change…Sander Hoogendoorn18:00 – 20:00Mechelen

Learn from past events

In this section, we post the learnings from the Agile Kitchen session, extra information about the topics and a view on how it has been. Give yourself the possibility of getting inspired, asking questions, and joining us in the next Agile Kitchen!

  • Zombie Scrum, a Benign Hipster Trend of Dangerous Pandemic?

    On July 12th, our Agile Kitchen was bursting with activity again, as Johannes Schartau came to talk about Zombie Scrum during an online interactive session! But what is this Zombie Scrum? What have we learned in our Kitchen from Johannes, an Agile Coach, international speaker, complexity and integral thinker, Liberating Structures user, and Zombie Scrum […]

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  • When agility meets reality – Comic Agilé

    On June 1st, we had the privilege of welcoming Luxshan Ratnaravi and Mikkel Noe-Nygaard to a fantastic evening in our Agile Kitchen! Luxshan and Mikkel are the heart and soul of Comic Agilé, the tragicomic strip about agile anti-patterns and misunderstandings. Their mission is very clear: “we want more people to laugh, reflect and improve […]

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  • Building products that your customers AND your teams will absolutely love? Annelore Arnold shows us how.

    Annelore Arnold, Agile coach, Scrum Master and Digital Product Owner at a big Telecom player, is passionate about building products that customers and teams love. It’s every Product Owner’s dream to have a product or service that the customers will love and have a highly motivated and passionate team to build the product. In this […]

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  • Tuesday, January 25th, 2022: Reawakening Agile with OKRs with Allan Kelly

    A fantastic introduction to the world of OKRs!  We were thrilled to have Allan Kelly host a session about using OKRs in an Agile context for our second Agile Kitchen. Allan is a reference in the Agile field and wrote numerous books about Agile Software Development, Product Ownership, Digital Business and many more. He recently […]

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  • Tuesday, December 14th, 2021: Launch our first Agile Kitchen Session!

    What a fantastic session it was to kick off!  Let’s start with the beginning. We have been looking at ways to engage the agile community in our knowledge sharing. After many internal brainstorms, we came up with “Agile Kitchen”. In this way, we want to provide delicious dishes to everyone’s liking and give you a stage to share your signature dish of knowledge. As a starter, we shared how the community will gather and cook different ‘dishes’ together. Next, local chefs, Kris and Vincent, asked us to list specific indicators and why we are measuring these indicators. It […]

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