Innovate, Focus, Deliver event for startups and innovative teams

March 17, 2014

Last night, in Bucharest, entrepreneurs, managers and people interested in focusing ideas towards realisation met at TechHub. It was a special event where they found out:

  • What practical tools to use in their teams
  • Which solutions help and support them in their day-to-day challenges

Innovate,Focus,Deliver_Maria Diaconu

Maria Diaconu welcomed the audience with a few words about innovation, entrepreneurship and intrepreneurship, from her experience mentoring startups.

Alexandru Bolboaca  continued with the talk “Stay focused: practical tools for your team” where he presented 10 practical tools to stay focused in a team while delivering great products. 

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  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Visual Management
  • Remove Blockages
  • Deal with Bottlenecks
  • Resource Availability
  • Staff Liquidity
  • Effective Meetings
  • Limit Interruptions
  • Plan Learning
  • Improve Flow

You can find the slides here.

After 15 minutes break the Open Space started. The attendees decided to discuss the following topics

Innovate, Focus,Deliver_Marketplace

  • How to launch a web mobile application with reduced costs
  • Community of practice
  • Scrum & Kanban – taking the most from them
  • Start-up: customer discovery
  • How to start Agile in a company
  • Estimation
  • Stay focus: usage and benefits of deliberate practice
  • Start-up: how to attract investors

The event ended with a retrospective; you can see the feedback in the picture.

Feedback_Agile Adoption

Some of the testimonials were:

  • Great tips from the presentation
  • Very interesting and useful Open Space discussions
  • Find out practical ideas to create Communities of practice
  • Practical experiences shared by the facilitators and by the startups entrepreneurs 

Thank you again for attending this event. See you at the next edition!

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