Meetup #7: Kicking off an Agile Product,Team and Culture

  • April 28, 2014 · 6:00 PM

Hello Agilists! 

We are planning to hold our next meetup on Monday April 28th at 6pm. The topic will be Kicking off an Agile Product,Team and Culture presented by Darren Hoevel. 

Kicking off an Agile Product,Team and Culture

As Agile sweeps through the industry at amazing speed, organization struggle how to “transform” their culture and adapt their project execution in their new enterprise.  Meanwhile, the business and IT struggle to understand what is expected from them as they enter new projects under the “Agile template”...

In this session we will discuss how “setting the stage” for an Agile product, team and organization will help to level set expectations and increase the probability of business value delivery by everyone involved. We will leverage standard project documentation, Agile best practices and facilitation games to emulate an Agile product kick off. Our goal for this session will be to provide the group with an Agile kick off “template” that will increase team buy in and minimize team hurdles along your journey to happy customers.  

DISCLAIMER: No magic fairy dust will be provided... just a compilation of tools for you to utilize as you feel fit. 

Presented by Darren Hoevel

Darren Hoevel is a passionate Agile realist, organizational change advocate, corporate cultural renovator, customer ambassador and founder of Pliant Solutions. He is driven by transforming organizations into self-managing, self-organizing teams with high morale. Darren prides himself on being not just a coach but a leader, helping team members achieve success on an individual level through a collaborative environment which, in turn, contributes directly to the health and success of an organization. He has helped large organizations to successfully scale their agility initiatives in size and across locations. 

Darren is a SAFe Program Consultant, Certified Scrum Professional, Certified ScrumMaster and Certified Scrum Product Owner. He earned his bachelor’s degree from San Jose State University and his MBA from George Fox University.

See details below:

When: Monday, April 28th, 2014 at 6:00 pm 

Where: 21335 Signal Hill Plaza (Suite 220) Sterling, VA 20164

Cost: Free 

Agenda: 

6:00 - 6:30 Arrive, Network & Setup

6:30 - 7:30 Presentation by Darren Hoevel

7:30 - 8:00 Q&A/Wrap Up

I am looking forward to see you there!

Salah


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