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Toyota's Chief of Agile to Lead C-Suite Workshop in OPEX Exchange
[March 13, 2018]

Toyota's Chief of Agile to Lead C-Suite Workshop in OPEX Exchange

AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

This year at the OPEX Exchange, taking place April 12 - 13 at the Westin Austin At The Domain in Texas, US, Chief of Agile at Toyota Connected, Nigel Thurlow will be leading an exclusive "Continuous Improvement Through Agile & Scrum Frameworks" workshop for a select group of attendees.

Considered an industry expert in Lean implementation and process development, Thurlow evangelizes quality improvement and waste reduction through the implementation of systems thinking, agile practices, and the Scrum framework.

Career Highlights 

N. Thurlow led the successful Scrum transformation at 3M Healthcare Information Systems and has taught and coached as a principal trainer and coach at Scrum Inc. together with the co-creator of Scrum, Jeff Sutherland, at notable companies such as GE, Bose, 3M, Microsoft, MIT, and Toyota.

In 2017, following training and certifying over 2000 people as a CS at Scrum Inc., Nigel Thurlow has moved back to his roots and re-joined Toyota as the Chief of Agile with Toyota Connected, the Toyota company building the future of connected vehicle technologies.

The Workshop 

Nigel's exclusive, interactive "Continuous Improvement Through Agile & Scrum Frameworks" workshop will delve into:

  • How system thinking will change the way people work and yield greater value for the lower cost.
  • Understanding agile budgeting: how to fund people and not projects?
  • Learning how new agile methodologies can be adopted and what are the ways of working to drive continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Explaining the Agile mindset and becoming an advocate for Agile in the enterprise by changing mindsets to drive quality improvement and waste reduction.

Workshop spaces are limited and are first come, first serve for OPEX Exchange attendees. To join the Exchange and Nigel's workshop, contact or call +44(0)-20-7368-9484.

Download the full event agenda for more information.


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