Ah spring… the flowers start to bloom, the sun finally starts to make an appearance, people come out of hibernation, and patio brunches become the regular.
Oh, and it just so happens that one of our favourite events of the year takes place too, providing the perfect opportunity for the DevOps community to come together: The virtual DevOps Enterprise Summit, Europe (18-20 May 2021).
Tasktop at DOES Europe 2021
At our virtual booth and across various conference sessions, live demos and happy hours, we’re looking forward to continuing to help attendees make data-driven decisions that will help steer their unique DevOps and value stream management (VSM) journeys.
As our President and COO, Neelan Choksi, emphasizes in his recent blog for the Value Stream Management Consortium (VSMC): “A data-driven framework for measuring work across the entire value stream allows IT and the business to learn what’s actually happening in the software delivery process, to improve IT’s ability to deliver what the business needs and do digital transformations at scale. That collaboration across the entire organization is the real foundation of organizations that are going to survive this digital turning point and compete with digital native companies.”
Tasktop’s marketing-leading VSM Platform offers two independent but complementary VSM experiences to implement the Flow Framework® through Tasktop Hub and Tasktop Viz™. Business and technology leaders can begin their journey where their pain is most acute:
Tasktop Viz measures and analyzes flow in software delivery streams. Viz is where you go to see each product value stream’s software delivery metrics side-by-side with the key business results they need to achieve in terms of cost, value, quality and happiness. Its Flow Metrics dashboards combine value stream metrics and business results to truly bring IT and the business together in setting priorities and identifying areas for investment.
Tasktop Hub automates and accelerates flow through product value streams. Hub is a purpose-built integration solution for the software delivery toolchain. It flows the work to the practitioners effortlessly and plants traceable links between related artifacts to track work as it traverses complex collaboration networks.
Both products draw on live data captured from the software delivery toolchain by Tasktop’s Flow Fabric™ and utilize Flow Modeling to shape the raw data into meaningful and actionable information for the enterprise.
Stop by our booth to speak to our friendly team about these VSM experiences that are helping Fortune 500 companies and other large-scale organizations to accelerate the flow of customer value across your product value streams to adapt at a faster clip.
As you prepare for the virtual DOES Europe in the coming week, make sure you mark these events in your diary:
Aligning IT Work to Business Value at Lloyds Banking Group
Tuesday, 18th May @ 3:20pm BST
Join Adrian Jones, VP EMEA at Tasktop and Justin Watts, Director of Agile Change at Lloyds Banking Group, as they discuss:
- The importance of end-to-end value flow, and respecting the laws of physics
- How to identify leading indicators to track and improve lagging measures
- Ways to empower teams to collaborate, share lessons learned, and capitalize on reduced time-to-market and velocity gains
Add to your schedule here.
Listen to Justin’s MIK + ONE: Project to Product podcast to get a taster of his remarkable journey at Lloyds.
OKRs & DevOps: From Micromanagement Misery to Finding Flow
Wednesday, 19th May @ 12:05pm BST
Tasktop Founder & CEO, and best-selling author of Project to Product will present a lightning round on:
- Building successful OKRs and the importance of measuring business performance at scale
- How transformation and cultural changes are impacting organizations, and which methodologies have drawn success or challenges
- Using Flow Metrics to advance digital strategies in 2021, measuring the value of transformation to the business and customers
Add to your schedule here.
Daily Coffee Break Live Demos
Whether you’re an existing customer or someone who is interested in learning more about Tasktop’s Value Stream Management solutions, join Tasktop for a coffee at one of our daily live demos on:
- Tuesday, May 18th, 2pm – 2:20pm (BST)
- Wednesday, May 19th, 2pm – 2:20pm (BST)
- Thursday, May 20th, 2pm – 2:20pm (BST)
Each demo will be hosted by Senior Value Stream Architect, Lee Reid, as well as Flow Advisors, Paninya Masrangsan and Tom Wojtusik.
And because we know that caffeine is what keeps us going during these virtual events, each attendee will receive a $10 Starbucks e-voucher.
Gin & Double T: Happy Hour AMA with Tasktop & TUI
Grab yourself a beverage and join Tasktop and TUI Group, the world’s leading integrated tourism group, for a special happy hour on Wednesday, May 19th at 6:25pm (BST).
Starting where the most popular Mik + One podcast episode ended, join Tasktop CEO, Dr. Mik Kersten, and TIU Group CTO, Pieter Jordaan, for a live Ask Me Anything (AMA) as they continue their conversation about TUI’s successful move to cloud and product value streams.
Spin the wheel and win prizes
It wouldn’t be an event without a giveaway, and this year we’ve gone above and beyond
Stop by the Tasktop virtual booth for your chance to spin the wheel and win some prizes. Prizes up for grabs include Kodak Polaroid Cameras, UberEats Vouchers, Book Bundles, Swag Bags, Starbucks Gift Cards, Portable Chargers and more!
Have a chat with our awesome team!
Be sure to come by the #xpo-tasktop slack channel to say hello to our friendly, smart and helpful Tasktopians and have all of your questions answered. You can also schedule an advanced meeting with us before the event at a time that works best for you.
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