Emily is a UK-based independent Agile consultant, coach, trainer and speaker. She focuses on creating the right environments for people and teams to succeed. She does this by enabling effective collaboration, agile ways of working, embedding communities of practice and leading initiatives for growing skills and capabilities. All of which help create sustainable change.
She is always seeking opportunities to give back to the Agile community. She has founded several meetups, including Agile in the Ether, Agile Liverpool, Agile on the Bench and Agile in Leeds.
She blogs and has (too) many side projects.
I’ve noticed an increasingly worrying trend in the industry of specialisation at the expense of collaboration, shared responsibility and valuable outcomes. There might be many reasons for this, from organisational structures, changing workforces or uncertainty in the world. This trend is creating silos, across departments, between roles, and even in teams.These silos mean that all the value that c...