Expert Agile Club

Events Calendar

Events

The Expert Agile Club partners with various industry experts, respected leaders and highly accomplished individuals to speak and share their knowledge and expertise with our community's members. These events are free for all our club's members. 

Sep 22, 7 PM EST - Webinar -The ’T’ in ’Team’

 

Since 2011, Sherry Hall has served as an enterprise and agile team coach, a scrum master, and product owner in a variety of engagements ranging from health care to financial services to manufacturing.
Sherry’s forte is building high performing delivery teams while streaming processes and reducing impediments. Under her guidance, teams typically attain a high degree of productivity, gain deeper product understanding, and enjoy greater satisfaction and a sense of professional accomplishment.

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Sep 29, 7 PM EST - Webinar -Get your Hands Off the Team’s Work!

Angela is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and Certified Less Practitioner (CLP) and Training from the BACK of the Room (TBR) Certified Trainer. Clients that Angela has transformed include: agency / services, software, hardware, marketing, learning and development and more. A graduate of Hamline University (B.A.) and the University of St. Thomas (M.B.C.), Angela focuses her work on the upper Midwestern areas of the United States to best serve in her most important roles: wife and mom.

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Sep 30, 12 PM EST - Webinar -How OKR Can Help Agile Minded Teams Work Smarter

A customer centric certified scrum master/agile coach with hands-on experience in setting up and administration of Jira and azure DevOps. serving and leading scrum teams turn out successful digital products in the agile way.

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Oct 6, 7 PM EST - Webinar -Sorry, I Cannot Hear You Over My Awesomeness –How Being a Hero Erodes Trust

Tim Dickey enlisted in the United States Navy after high school graduation. He served on both active and reserve duty for nearly 25 years until his retirement in 2016 where he learned servant-leadership in the crucible. Tim worked for Carnival Cruise Lines, Verizon, IBM, and now Improving Enterprises. He graduated from Florida State College Jacksonville earning an Associate Degree in Art and an Associate Degree in Science (Computer and Information Systems). He graduated from Excelsior College earning a Bachelors’ Degree in Science (Computer and Information Systems) and a Masters’ Degree in Arts (Global Strategies).

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Oct 7, 9 AM EST - Webinar -Is HR the Most Important Enabler of Agility?

Myles is the founder and CEO of Be Agile which is a boutique global consulting company that prides itself in guiding and enabling their clients to thrive in a highly disruptive and evolving world.
They partner with organisations to imagine and drive adaptive strategies that deliver accelerated and disruptive innovation and time to market. They developed the IMPACT Framework™ to address the disconnect that many organisations experience in connecting strategy to delivery i.e. one group of people working on strategy, with another working on innovation, yet another working on delivery, etc, etc.
It is their mission to support and grow the global agile community and to champion the concept of "one community for all". On 26 September 2020 they won the award for the Community Organisation category at the World Agility Foundation Awards.

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Oct 7, 10 AM EST - Class - Live Online – Certified Scrum@Scale Practitioner

Scrum@Scale is the scaling framework created by the inventor of Scrum, Jeff Sutherland. From Fortune 100 companies to start-ups, Scrum@Scale® transforms organizations into Agile enterprises. Scrum@Scale naturally extends the core Scrum framework to deliver hyper-productive results across industries and disciplines. This includes software, hardware, services, operations, and R&D.

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Oct 13, 7 PM EST - Webinar - Scrum @ Scale - Distributed Agile Team Collaboration

Dr. Ernesto Custodio has over 25 years of experience working in the IT field. His experience includes Product Management, Software Development Management, Business Development Management, Project Management, Agile Coach, and Agile Trainer working with startups and Fortune 500 companies. His expertise includes Agile coaching, Agile transformations, and managing geographically dispersed teams. Dr. Custodio is a Certified Scrum@Scale Trainer (CS@T), Scrum Inc Trainer, Certified SAFe Program Consultant (CSPC), Certified Scrum Professional – SM and PO (CSP-SM/PO), and PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), holds an MBA and Ph.D. in Information Systems.

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Oct 20, 7 PM EST - Webinar - Using Agile Principles to Manage Organizations

Mr. Starsia has been at the University of Virginia for over twenty years in roles including Sr. Associate Dean and Chief Operating Officer at the McIntire School of Commerce and the Darden Graduate School of Business. After a successful career as a project manager, program manager, and project executive, and the founder and CEO of a real estate and construction firm specializing in medical design/build projects, Gerry pivoted to higher education and earned a PhD in Higher Education Administration with the goal of applying the lessons learned in the field as a PM and business owner/operator, to researching the application of applying agile principles to the management of complex organizations.

Gerry lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with his wife Marianne.

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Oct 27, 7 PM EST - Webinar - Scaling Agile & DevOps Practices for Large Industrial Enterprise

Arun Saxena is working as an Agile DevOps consultant for one of the largest IT service providers in the world. He has a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Computer Science & Engineering and has 15+ years of tech industry experience. He worked for customers across North America, Europe, and India across industry verticals like financial services, Public Sector, Engineering, and Industrial Services sectors. He has a specialization in Data Analytics, DevOps, and Agile.

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Oct 28, 12 PM EST - Webinar -Humans are not resources, Change my mind ( Previously Scheduled for Aug 26)

For eight years now Chris has been fostering an environment for success of high-performing teams and organisations through agility. He has worked across a wide range of industries and with some of the largest organisations in the world, as well as with smaller, more lean enterprises.
As the Virtual Agile coach, he intends to enable frictionless innovation, regardless of location. He is therefore a firm believer in enabling agility whilst working virtually. He is constantly challenging the status quo, being a ‘pirate’ and rebelling for good cause and in topics he is passionate about.

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Nov 3, 7 PM EST - Webinar -The Role of Agile in the Future of Innovation

 

Markanthony is the founder of Agileseventeen LLC and a Sr Lean Agile transformation coach with several years of experience across industry verticals ranging from banking, e-commerce, manufacturing as well as start-up tech companies.

As a seasoned change agent, he holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s Business Administration from the University of Phoenix with multiple certifications and training in DevOps, Scrum, Agile coaching, Product Management, and a leading change in the 21st century certificate from MIT.

Markanthony has written multiple widely accepted publications in agile ranging from – Why agile teams fail, Agile a practice and principle “my relocation account”, and ROV (Return on Value) vs ROI (Return on Investment) amongst others.

He is committed to training and equipping agile professionals for today’s market in his capacity as the lead Agile coach/trainer for Agileseventeen.

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Nov 10, 7 PM EST - Webinar - Making the Transition to Disciplined Agile

Chastine lives in Palmer Alaska with her husband of 10 years. She has been working in Project Management in the Telecommunications industry for over a decade. She has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and is certified as a Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM), Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC), and Project Manager Professional (PMP), along with her Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBBP). She has been PMI’s Alaska DA representative since 2019.

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Nov 18,10 AM EST - Class - Live Online – Certified Scrum@Scale Practitioner

Scrum@Scale is the scaling framework created by the inventor of Scrum, Jeff Sutherland. From Fortune 100 companies to start-ups, Scrum@Scale® transforms organizations into Agile enterprises. Scrum@Scale naturally extends the core Scrum framework to deliver hyper-productive results across industries and disciplines. This includes software, hardware, services, operations, and R&D.

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Dec 9,10 AM EST - Class - Live Online – Certified Scrum@Scale Practitioner

Scrum@Scale is the scaling framework created by the inventor of Scrum, Jeff Sutherland. From Fortune 100 companies to start-ups, Scrum@Scale® transforms organizations into Agile enterprises. Scrum@Scale naturally extends the core Scrum framework to deliver hyper-productive results across industries and disciplines. This includes software, hardware, services, operations, and R&D.

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