In this session you’ll learn secrets from the world of professional pool, and how high-performance sports psychology can be invaluable in Agile and Scrum methodology.

Learning Objectives:

Conditional success probabilities. Disciplined prioritization, execution. Thinking beyond the end. Accuracy vs. Precision. Fostering multiple motivations. What true “concentration” means. The value of disciplined practice. Statistics in pool vs. agile. Gambler vs. Tournament Player. Final thoughts on high performance teams.

Target Audience:

Executive / Management, Practitioners, Newbies, Technical, Coaches


Mathan Shanmugham

Pro Pool player for 2 years, college state champion. Agile Product Owner, IT Pro for 12+ years.