THE AGILE ADVANTAGE EVENT
Creating agile leaders for the digital age
Jointly hosted by Cirrus and Accenture, The Agile Advantage explored the latest thinking into agile leadership from world-renowned leadership experts and corporate leaders who are driving innovation and agility across organisations.
Fascinating keynote sessions were delivered by Gary Hamel, one of the world’s most influential business thinkers, and agile leadership expert Simon Hayward, CEO of Cirrus and author of The Agile Leader. Other highlights came from acclaimed author Erica Dhawan and Accenture’s Global Talent & Organization/Human Potential Lead, Christie Smith, who each shared incredible insights.
Click on the links on this page for a deep dive into key themes including collaborative achievement, customer vision and agile decision making – all of which feature in the recently-published and widely-acclaimed second edition of The Agile Leader.
Make sure you check out our short film featuring the specially commissioned poem, Agile, from acclaimed British poet Lemn Sissay. With choreography from Chad Taylor, this explores the elements of disruption, innovation and collaboration which are so critical to successful agile team working.
View all keynote speeches and discussions from the event and gain practical insights and actionable strategies to aid your agile and digital transformation.
How can you develop a more agile style of leadership? Simon Hayward, CEO of Cirrus and author of The Agile Leader, draws on his extensive research and experience to provide practical insights.
Agile leadership in action
Pat Wadors, Chief People Officer at Procore, is renowned for her agile leadership. She talks to Simon Hayward about the power of purpose, disruption and learning and offers actionable advice.
Disrupt your thinking…
Acclaimed author and collaboration expert Erica Dhawan talks to Accenture’s Tanarra Schneider about customer-focused communication and innovation.
Collaborating for success…
Christie Smith from Accenture talks to Clare Hayward at Cirrus about the importance of collaboration, drawing deeply on her personal experience.
Building an evolutionary advantage
How can you build an evolutionary advantage to future-proof your organisation? Discover more from world-renowned leadership expert Gary Hamel.
Building a culture of trust and psychological safety: leadership experts Gary Hamel, Harvey Floyd and Simon Hayward draw on their experience to suggest solutions.
Tanuj Kapilashrami, Group Head Human Resources at Standard Chartered discusses taking leaders on a learning journey to achieve agile transformation with Accenture’s Andy Young.
Connecting with customers…
Ampol’s Joanne Taylor, BHP’s Michelle Du Plessis and Standard Chartered’s Tanuj Kapilashrami talk to Tim Good at Accenture about innovating to improve the customer experience.
Experiment, learn, grow…
How can we create cultures of psychological safety where we can experiment, learn and grow? Kim Lafferty, VP People Development at GSK, talks to Ilhan Scheer from fable+ and Simon Hayward from Cirrus.
What’s your agile advantage?
Accenture and Cirrus experts share their experiences of agile leadership at its best.
The Agile Advantage
Jointly hosted by Cirrus and Accenture, The Agile Advantage explored the latest thinking into agile leadership from world-renowned leadership experts, academics and corporate leaders known for their innovation, agility and disruption.
The Agile Leader book by Dr Simon Hayward
How to create an agile business in the digital age.
Agile Leadership by Cirrus
Creating agile organisations by transforming behaviour.
Research: Overcoming the barriers to agility
Read the research paper.