In the very competitive telecommunications market, where customer expectations evolve and change rapidly, VodafoneZiggo adopted lean-agile development process to prioritize IT investments and resources and continuously innovate better whilst improving productivity, quality, and value delivery.

VodafoneZiggo quickly learned that agile planning and adoption often struggle to function using traditional project-based budgeting and planning processes. Traditional methods of planning, funding, and work management can create unwanted friction in Agile delivery and inhibits deploying Agile at scale.  

In this live discussion with our guest speaker from VodafoneZiggo, we will explore how to accelerate Agile capability development, the related benefits, and approaches to solving Agile portfolio management challenges in order to: 

  • Improve Business Agility
  • Seamlessly Scale Agile 
  • Visualise Work & Dependencies
  • Articulate Value 

Speakers:

Joost Wijermars - Director B2B Products & Special Sales - VodafoneZiggo

Not only has Joost had various roles within the telecom industry, he was also nominated for the Young Captain award 2020. As one of the youngest directors within VodafoneZiggo, he loves the role of being between, on the one hand; the commercial organization, and on the other hand; the technology organization. ‘’It is about making sure that what the technology can bring us, we also deliver towards the customers.’’

With his energy, sensitivity, and optimism, he loves to connect people and take them along in changes.

Jack Bischof - Regional VP, EMEA - Apptio & The TBM Council

Jack Bischof leads the TBM Council’s EMEA region board and program activities, working with many of the region’s most prominent global brands.

His award-winning work and personal contributions to multiple industry frameworks and best practices have helped change the way IT organizations are structured and run today. His thought leadership in ITIL Service Strategy, TBM, MOF, Earned Value PPM, and cloud operations, have helped create global standards for IT and Shared Services.

His past work with dozens of the Fortune Global 1,000 has focused on crafting executable vision and driving change in domains like service transformation, operational excellence, cost reduction, cloud, operating & governance models, SIAM sourcing, portfolio and service strategy. Also responsible for EMEA region Strategic Services at Apptio, Jack joined the leadership team from Accenture where he ran lines of business and delivery in IT Service Excellence, IT Strategy and Transformation.


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