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.
June 23, 7 PM EST - Webinar - Discipline Agile-What Is It?
Chastine Lynch lives in Palmer Alaska where she enjoys hiking and camping with her husband of 10 years. She has been working in Project Management in the Telecommunication industry for over a decade now. She has a BS in Business Administration and her PMP and her Discipline Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM) certifications from PMI along with having her Six Sigma Black Belt. She also services as the VP of Programs/Publication for the PMI board, Alaska Chapter.
June 24, 7 PM EST - Webinar - What does it mean to be Agile?
Britt was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. Home of the Kentucky Derby and some of the finest bourbon in the world. She began her career in technology, building laptops for HP but soon discovered her joy for the project management space and transitioned into an IT Project Manager, leading infrastructure and software implementations for a large healthcare company. Over the span of her career, Britt evolved from Project Management to Program and Portfolio Management, Agile Coaching, and Senior Management. Leading and supervising multi-phased portfolios, delivering multiple complex solutions with an emphasis on Digital Transformation, Organizational Development, and Support.
June 30, 12 PM EST - Webinar - Connectedness in Agile?
What is a common thread shared by both artistic research and new product development methodologies? Join us to find out how Connectedness in Agile has enabled us in our respective domains. We explore “connectedness” from two distinct perspectives of the speakers, artistic research and business process, we explore “connectedness” within the Agile Framework in this talk. Notions of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaborations among the actors in both fields are juxtaposed with the Agile Framework. The speakers share the similarities in their respective fields of work and open up the discussion with the audience to explore these further.
July 7, 9 AM EST - Webinar - Leading and Transforming with Outcomes
Agendashift founder Mike Burrows is the author of Agendashift: Outcome-oriented change and continuous transformation (2nd edition March 2021), Right to Left: The digital leader’s guide to Lean and Agile (2019, audiobook 2020), and the Lean-Agile classic Kanban from the Inside (2104). Mike is recognized for his pioneering work in Lean, Agile, and Kanban and for his advocacy for participatory and outcome-oriented approaches to change, transformation, and strategy. Past leadership roles include global development manager and Executive Director at a top-tier investment bank, CTO for an energy risk management startup, and interim delivery manager on two of the UK Government Digital Services ‘exemplar’ projects.
July 8, 9 AM EST - Webinar - Coaching Conversations – How Do We Challenge Ourselves & Raise the Bar?
Ashutosh Bhatawadekar is a Senior Industry Professional having 21 years of experience in the field of Enterprise-wide Agile Transformation, Scaled Agile & Scrum implementation, Agile Coaching, Agile Test Strategy, Software Project Management, Project Consulting, Test Process Consulting, IS Audit, IT Governance, PMO, Center of Excellence (CoE), Software Quality Assurance & Control, Coaching and Mentoring.
July 21, 7 PM EST - Webinar -Time to Rethink the Agile Manifesto
Abrar Hashmi is the Chief Agile evangelist and Founder of Agile Brains Consulting Inc. He has assisted in value-based delivery transformations in various Fortune 500 companies and spoken at multiple Agile conferences as well. Agile Brains was listed as Top 10 Agile Solution Provider of 2020 by CIO Applications for their customer-centric focus approach to help achieve business agility.
Their award-winning proprietary framework “ABC” starts with an organizational assessment (A) followed by brainstorming (B) solutions with Coaching (C) support to help deliver business value to customers. He has trained thousands of students in over sixty cities and is focused on organizations that embrace a culture of fearlessness and innovation. Abrar holds numerous Agile certifications (SPC, RTE, CLP, ICP-FDO, ICP-IDO, ICP-EPO, ICP-ATF, ICP-ACC, CSM, TBR) and believes in building the new generation of Agile leaders. Abrar was listed in the Drexel 40 under 40 lists for leaders to look out for in 2021.
July 22, 12 PM EST - Webinar -Reimagining Agility with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Leonor is the founder and CEO of Agile Literacy, they design and develop agile learning solutions to help companies apply agility, improve performance, and shape leaders. She is a seasoned Enterprise Coach, and agile practitioner with over 20 years working across different industries to help companies create environments for continuous learning.
July 28, 7 PM EST - Webinar - How can Scrum Masters Help Teams Innovate and Perform Better
Adil has 15 years of experience working as a designer, software engineer, and a Scrum Master/Agile Coach with small and big companies I help teams innovate, perform, and deliver value faster. Adil pulls on knowledge founding multiple business ventures to help existing companies understand how to bring principles and tactics from the highly innovative world of startups and use them to build the next big thing.
Aug 5, 9 AM EST - Webinar -New, New Normal and the ‘Forever Working from Home’ Generation
Jon Spruce is a Certified Enterprise Coach and Trainer who combines his qualifications and extensive Agile experience with a real-life story full of pivots, challenges, and some real heartache. All combine to make him a strong, effective, sympathetic leader in the transformation process.
Aug 19, 7 PM EST - Webinar -Bad Scaling is One of The Biggest 'Agile Problems' of Modern Days
Gene Gendel is an organizational design specialist, agile/lean coach and trainer, consultant, and adviser to senior leadership. Almost 15 of 20+ years of his professional experience – Gene dedicated to working with companies of various sizes and lines of business, trying to help them improve internal dynamics, organizational structure, and becoming a better place to work. Gene engages at all organizational levels: senior- and mid-level management, teams, and individuals. In his work, Gene uses various methods, tools, and techniques to amplify learning by others and to ensure that people gain autonomy after Gene “coaches himself out of the job”.