PST and People Development (Xebia)

Evelien Acun-Roos is an experienced Agile Trainer at Xebia Academy and a Professional Scrum Trainer at Scrum.org.
She has a profound knowledge of Agile and Scrum and knows how to transfer that to Teams, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, their surrounding environment, and their management. She loves to get teams up and running and then help them continuously improve. She has helped many different organizations to become more Agile (Unilever, ING, Rabobank, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, APG, Philips, Vodafone Ziggo a.o.) and loves to give training. Evelien loves sharing her knowledge at conferences.

TOPIC: Agile Unboxed: Practical Tools for Breaking Down Barriers in Scrum Events


While Agile is all about being adaptive and responsive, Agile teams find themselves often ensnared by invisible barriers that hinder innovation and efficiency.

We will embark on a practical journey through interactive exercises and real-world case studies, focusing on enhancing the effectiveness of their Scrum Events. Participants will explore strategies aimed at promoting critical thinking, fostering open communication, and stimulating creative problem-solving in agile environments.

Key takeaways will include:

  •         Strategies to enhance engagement and participation in Scrum events
  •         Techniques to apply the 5P’s of Personal Engagement
  •         Practical methods to build trust and boost collaboration within teams, grounded in the latest findings from neuroscience and behavioral science.
  •         Insights on customising agile practices to address unique team challenges, encouraging a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.

You will leave equipped with a set of actionable tools and insights, ready to transform your Scrum events and elevate your teams’ performance. This session is designed not just to inspire but to empower attendees with the knowledge and skills to foster an environment where critical thinking and innovative problem-solving thrive in alignment with agile values.


June 20, 2024
2:35 pm

Agile Unboxed: Practical Tools for Breaking Down Barriers in Scrum Events

Main hall
20 June
Time:  2:35 pm - 3:10 pm
Location:  Main hall

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