Agile is moving out of the team room and into the boardroom. With executives catching onto the success of agile, how will this affect the teams that started it all? What foundational elements can we put in place before portfolio managers and PMO’s take over agile within in an organization?
In this session we will look at factors critical to successfully scaling agile across the enterprise, patterns that will endanger its success, and discuss how the SAFe frameworks fits.
Brian Watson has more than 18 years of experience in software development and 10 years practicing agile. He is currently a product and agile coach primarily focused on agile transformation coaching and teaching. Brian has supported enterprise clients across multiple industries including: government, insurance, utilities, consulting services, financial services and manufacturing. Previously Brian was a PMO and Director of Project Delivery for a consulting company. He has spoken at a number of conferences including: Better Software West, Cincinnati Day of Agile and Central Ohio PMI Professional Development Day. In addition to the Scrum Alliance, Brian is a member of PMI and IIBA. He has a Masters of Education from Purdue University. When not coaching, Brian enjoys golfing and drinking craft beer. Follow Brian on his blog at http://www.agilebdub.com and on Twitter at @agiledub.
When: April 10, 2014 (Second Thursday)
Networking: 5:30 - 6pm
Program: 6 - 7:30pm.
Where: Max Train, 4900 Parkway Drive, Suite 160, Mason, 45040
PMP's: This event counts for 1 (one) PDU