Author of The Art of Slicing Work

In this episode of the CanadianSME Small Business Podcast, we explore the transformative world of Agile methodologies with Anton Skornyakov, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Agile.Coach. With an impressive background that spans continents and industries, Anton brings a rich blend of academic knowledge and practical entrepreneurial experience to the forefront. Through Agile.Coach, he has guided numerous organizations to refine their work processes, enhancing their adaptability and maximizing value delivery across various projects.

Key Highlights:

  • Insight into Anton’s path to entrepreneurship and the founding of Agile.Coach, including the challenges faced and overcome in establishing the venture.
  • An exploration of the concept of ‘slicing work’ and its significance for businesses aiming to optimize their operations for better control and value creation.
  • Discussion on common project planning mistakes and how Agile methodologies offer solutions to mitigate these issues, emphasizing the importance of starting with work slicing.
  • Anton shares how the principles of Agile can be applied beyond tech projects, benefiting organizations across commercial, nonprofit, and public sectors.
  • Strategies for companies to enhance their adaptability and foster a culture that is receptive to change and innovation.

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A heartfelt thank you to Anton Skornyakov for joining us and imparting his wisdom on the Agile approach and “The Art of Slicing Work.” Anton’s insights provide small businesses with a fresh perspective on tackling their challenges, highlighting the pivotal role of adaptability, process optimization, and teamwork in navigating the path to success.

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