Knowing Why the Why is Important – Wed 11/17, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST. this Event Understanding and incorporating the why leads to clear acceptance criteria and definition of done so that we can accelerate. We will explore how to reach desired outcomes faster with higher quality. Guest Speaker: Kevin Ball Kevin is an Agile leader committed to ongoing success for organisations in a fast-changing and accelerating world. […]

Making the Transition to Disciplined Agile – Wed 11/10, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST. this Event How do we make the transition to DA? By now you have probably heard about Disciplined Agile, PMI’s approach to both tactical and scaled Agile. We know that Disciplined Agile is not a framework, but a toolkit that can be applied in many different work environments and can differ based on the […]

The Role of Agile in the Future of Innovation – Wed 11/03, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST. this Event Innovation in most cases could mean a radical leap or transition to something that fundamentally changes the marketplace, organizational culture, people interactions, and the flow of work as we know it. Guest Speaker: Markanthony Akem Markanthony is the founder of Agileseventeen LLC and a Sr Lean Agile transformation coach with several years […]

Get your Hands Off the Team’s Work! – Wed 09/29, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST. this Event   In Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) courses, Scrum myths are busted. One such myth is that the Scrum Master must be the note taker for everyone. Nope! Coaching doesn’t mean scribing. The Scrum Guide notes that the Scrum Master is a true leader who serves the Developers, the Product Owner and the Organization. […]

How OKR Can Help Agile Minded Teams Work Smarter – Thurs 09/30, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST. this Event According to the Scrum guide, “Scrum is an Agile framework for completing complex projects”, but it works well for any complex, innovative scope of work. The Scrum framework is said to be simple but difficult to implement so the need for setting clear OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) is key to achieving […]

Is HR the Most Important Enabler of Agility? – Thurs 10/07, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EST. this Event The key to agility is creating and driving an authentic culture, mindset, and workplace that inspires, values, and liberates your talent and ecosystem to perform and disrupt optimally. This is about the people within your organisation and HR tends to be accountable for the people’s agenda. We will explore what needs to […]

Scaling Agile & DevOps Practices for Large Industrial Enterprise – Wed 10/27, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST. this Event As DevOps continues to challenge the status quo and improve business outcomes for software systems, many of the world’s larger enterprises are working to identify how to scale these practices across large, complex systems composed of hardware, firmware, and software. In this presentation, we’ll discuss some guidance that can be used to […]

Sorry, I Cannot Hear You Over My Awesomeness –How Being a Hero Erodes Trust – Wed 10/06, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST. this Event Does your team have ‘trust issues’? Heroes, anti-heroes, and invisible people are three, common team member types that may set a team up for more ‘learning’ than it is prepared to accept. Tim will share his stories about teams he has been part of where the heroes did the heavy lifting, and […]

Scrum @ Scale – Distributed Agile Team Collaboration – Wed 10/13, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST. this Event Scrum, as originally outlined in the Scrum Guide, is designed for a single team to be able to work at its optimal capacity while maintaining a sustainable pace. Since its inception, the usage of Scrum has extended to the creation of products, processes, and services that require the efforts of multiple teams. […]

10 Things Your CIO Probably Doesn’t Know (But Should) – Wed 09/15, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST. this Event Not just for CIOs, this presentation is for all leaders of knowledge workers (not just software developers). While many leaders might profess to know that knowledge work is fundamentally different from physical work, decisions that are made, incentives in the system, and actions by leaders often indicate this is not true. In […]