Episode 9

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29th Mar 2019

Becoming Agile with Agile Coach Dan Millbank

In this episode of Old Fox Young Fox, we talk to Dan Millbank about becoming agile. What is Agile? What makes it so successful? Can it be applied to areas outside of technology firms?

Topics covered

  • What is Agile anyway?
  • Why is the tech world so excited about "becoming Agile"?
  • Is Agile only for building software?
  • Could Agile be applied to Government?
  • What are some of the drawbacks of Agile working?
  • What is a Lean enterprise approach?

About our guest

Dan Millbank is an Agile Software Coach, who specialises in delivery of projects spanning public sector to high-speed start-ups. He lives in the South East of the UK.

Contacting our guest

  • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielmillbank/
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About the Podcast

Old Fox Young Fox
A show that explores the impacts of a rapidly changing world.
Old Fox Young Fox is an intergenerational conversation where hosts Jeremy Woolwich and Oliver Happy talk through themes impacting our lives, viewed through the lense of different generations and guided by acknowledged experts.

Topics include:
Baby Boomers, Millennials, Generation X, Y & Z. Blockchain, The Circular Economy, Social Media, AI, Gamification, Brexit, Modern Elders, Happiness, The Gig Economy, The Climate Emergency, Fake News. All present opportunities and threats.

Everything is connected, everything is changing. What does it all mean?
How might it affect our businesses and our lives?

How do we adapt?
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About your hosts

Oliver Happy

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Oliver works in tech and enjoys building things that help improve people’s lives. Oliver is the Young Fox in the Old Fox Young Fox podcast (and definitely isn't ready to be called a 'Middle Fox'), co-host of Problem Busters and host of Gone Workabout. Oliver recognises the value of the new world view learning from the wisdom of the old and loves sharing good ideas.

Jeremy Woolwich

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Jeremy Woolwich is a marketing, communications and strategy consultant with over 30 years of experience. His practice Independent Perspective Ltd. helps companies both global and local, tackle common challenges, plan for change and evolve. Jeremy is our Old Fox and is damn good at it. However the world has changed since Jeremy cut his teeth in business and as the speed of change gathers pace, he is intrigued by the new and emerging trends that are shaking the foundations of how business get things done and the challenges they present to individuals, management teams and the wider community. Jeremy reads widely and enjoys developing strong, educated opinions on things that matter.