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January 18, 2023

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Robert Briese

LeSSons learned Newsletter #1

LeSSons learned Newsletter #1

We wish you a happy new year! This is the first edition of the new Lean Sherpas LeSSons Learned Newsletter.

1. Free Online Meetup - More with LeSS

Upcoming online meetup (free!) 

Join the Transforming Enterprise Meetup on January 19, 2023, to explore the implications that Scrum brings to the design of teams and organizations. In this interactive lecture, Robert Briese, certified LeSS trainer and coach, will illustrate what an organization needs to adhere to the basic principles that support agile software development as laid down in the Agile Manifesto. Additionally, Robert will provide insights from the adoption of Scrum in large organizations with hundreds of developers using the LeSS framework.

A recommended meetup for those who are new to Large-Scale Scrum and those who are not sure whether to take a course.

2. Open Sprint Review Day

Join our open Sprint Review day on Friday, the 20th of January!

Experience an authentic, real-time Sprint Review with Lean Sherpas.

In order to participate, join the event on LinkedIn using the following link:


Alternatively send an email to betti@leansherpas.com

After registering, you will receive a Zoom link as well as a link to the appropriate Miroboard. 

We are looking forward to see you!

3. The LeSS Conference

The 2023 Large-Scale Scrum Conference will take place in Berlin!

This event is a must for Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, Product Developers, and Managers in agile organizations, or those aspiring to take on such roles. At the conference, experts from around the world will share their insights and experiences on how to effectively apply principles of large-scale agile product development in a variety of fields.

World-famous authors and experts in agility such as Gojko Adzic, Jutta Eckstein, Craig Larman, Bas Vodde, and many LeSS trainers will give exciting lectures on organizational design and large-scale product development. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals, learn from industry leaders, and acquire practical tools and techniques that they can immediately apply in their own work.

The 2023 LeSS Conference in Berlin promises to be an exciting and informative event. Don't miss the opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills in scaled product development. As one of the main sponsors of the event, Lean Sherpas is looking forward to seeing you there!

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Robert Briese

Robert is the CEO of Lean Sherpas and one of 25 certified LeSS Trainers globally and one of the few with hands-on experience in LeSS and LeSS Huge. As a change agent for 15+ years, consulting and coaching, he has worked with over 30 companies, including DAX-listed global brands such as Adidas, BMW, BP, Dr. Oetker, Henkel, Hilti, Hugo Boss, SAP, Volkswagen, and ZF.

From 2015 to 2016 he led a LeSS adoption at a Global Player in the Software Industry, scaling development from 3 to 7 teams and coaching the development and the management team on how to lead a scaled agile organization. In 2018 he contributed to significant improvements in product delivery at one of the biggest LeSS Huge adoptions in the world at BMW AG. Working with over 30 teams, including large groups of over 400 employees, he led them to deliver bi-weekly product increments consisting of hardware and software.

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