Communication and successful interactions are key contributors to success. The agile manifesto centers on keep moving forward to provide working software in an ever changing environment. This is done with individuals collaborating and constantly interacting to respond to change and validating done. The Virginia Satir communication model provides a good soft skill mantra to pair with agile. It takes people successfully communicating and collaborating to build that working software that we all so love. We will discuss some Satir essentials and similar outlooks towards true team engagement
Troy Bitter is an Agile leader and advocate with 18 years of IT experience spanning several industries, including check & paper remittance processing, manufacturing & distribution, and financial services. Since 2008, he has focused on Agile/iterative project delivery where “one size doesn’t fit all.” Adapting Agile for organizations is his focus and passion.
Troy is the Director of Agile Services at Cohesion. Cohesion is a consulting firm based in Cincinnati, OH with locations in Ohio and North Carolina.
Meeting Sponsor: Cohesion http://www.cohesion.com
Connecting to Employment At each meeting, we will enable people on both sides of the employment table to get introduced to each other. At the beginning of each session.