Create your own Comic Agilé strip about Whole Team Sustainability
Date & Time
Friday, June 16, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Luxshan Ratnaravi

Are you struggling with communicating the importance of Whole Team Sustainability to the rest of your organization? When you talk about reaching a sustainable pace, does Management think you're a dogmatic evangelist when? Can't you get through to decision-makers about working as a truly cross-functional whole team without too many external dependencies? Then, you should try articulating your message as an agile comic strip. Through his globally popular agile comic strip, Comic Agilé, Luxshan Ratnaravi has, together with his partner Mikkel Noe-Nygaard, shown the agile community the effectiveness of articulating anti-patterns, risks and failures when seeking to improve organizations’ agile practices. And now, you can also learn to do it. In this workshop, you'll learn which elements constitute an effective agile comic strip, so it becomes a very powerful way of addressing the challenges that impede organizations in reaping the benefits of working agile. You will get a taste of the Comic Agilé secret sauce by trying to structure your comic strip in the way Comic Agilé does in our typical four-panel comics. You'll have identified an actual real-life agile challenge on the conference themse of "Whole Team Sustainability" relevant to your own organization, reflected on how to humoristically exaggerate it and caricature how the theory behind it fails when it meets reality (i.e., your organizational context). Ultimately, you'll end up with your group's very own Comic Agile comic that you can actually use back home to address the articulated challenge. No drawing skills are needed, as the comic can also be described as a manuscript; the key is having trained the way of thinking, i.e., the identification, breakdown, articulation and punchline of the chosen anti-pattern or impediment that keeps your organization from having truly value-adding teams.

Location Name
Kleine zaal (IJzaal), 5th floor
Full Address
Pakhuis de Zwijger
Piet Heinkade 179
Amsterdam 1019 HC
Session Type
Learning Level
Intermediate, Advanced
Track Color
Session Length
comic agilé
comic strip
Learning Objectives
General Topic