Arie van Bennekum

Co-author of the Agile Manifesto

Agile. Now what?

30 October 2023, 09:15

Arie is a pragmatist who embeds his pragmatism in structure, discipline & common sense from his early days in the health care and the military forces up to where he is today. This eventually led to being one of the authors of the Agile Manifesto. Over the years Arie has become an expert on Agile transformations and Business Agility. Arie is working as a thought leader and transformation lead. Furthermore he is helping organisations and their leadership teams to overcome issues in Agile environments and help them to achieve the needed business value. As such, he is active across the globe as a public speaker at conferences, delivering masterclasses and leadership programmes as well as leading international transformations with an international team. Over and above this, Arie lectured at the Rotterdam University (20 years), Amsterdam (7 years) and Utrecht (3years) on topics such as Agile, (Agile) project management, Business value and Agile transformations. Arie has become and expert on Agile transformations, Agile project management and Agile delivery. 

Agile is not hype anymore, Agile has become main stream. However, many companies and organisations still struggle to get the benefit. Arie will take you on a journey from the early days from before writing the Agile Manifesto, writing the Manifesto and explaining the purpose, the strength, the application and how to get there overcoming hurdles of change.