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Uncertainty management + Lessons from a tech startup collapse




Location: Skills Matter, 10 South Place, London EC2M


Uncertainty management

Sound uncertainty management is fundamental to acquiring and maintaining the confidence of control in the Agile arena. And yet most of us don’t really practise anything to address this need.

IndigoBlue's Stan Wade has been teaching and embedding uncertainty management in Agile communities for many years. He will present a simple mechanism to manage uncertainties so that you can step forward with confidence and not rely on luck.

The Unicorn that fell

Lessons from the collapse of a $3bn tech startup

Powa Technologies was identified by David Cameron as a unicorn company. A unicorn was defined as an exemplar company encapsulating all that is great in British technology companies. By 2016, the unicorn had fallen and Powa was no more.

Kelvin Clibbon, CTO, witnessed the death of a dream. But how could a company that was identified as the epitome of potential stumble and fall?

Kelvin and Stan, another witness, will present the Powa story, the challenges that led to its downfall and how lessons learned are resulting in the growing success of Kelvin’s current company. Stan will also provide further insights from management and business theory.

There will be ample time for networking and to ask Kelvin and Stan questions.

Pre-meetup pizza and drinks will be served from 6:00pm.

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