Vision and Purpose

On 10 May 2011, at the XP2011 conference in Madrid, 32 people from different European countries joined to create a common vision for the Agile Lean Europe (ALE) network, using the StrategicPlay concept. The result was a Lego model that described how the participants felt about the purpose of the emerging network.

You can see the video of our purpose here:

A summary of the vision, offered by Jurgen Appelo, looks like this:

The Agile Lean Europe (ALE) network is an open and evolving network of people (not businesses), with links to local communities and institutes. It helps people in European countries by spreading ideas and growing a collective memory of Agile and Lean thinking. And by exchanging interesting people with diverse perspectives across borders it allows beautiful results to emerge.

The vision session of the ALE network was facilitated by:

Date: Tuesday 10 May 2011

Time: 18:30 – 20:00

Location: Hotel NH Parque Avenidas, Madrid, Spain