AgileKC April: Agile in 'Non-Traditional' Spaces

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You see Scrum and other Agile frameworks being utilized across corporate America. From start-ups to the largest corporations, some form of Agile is being utilized. Most Agile journeys start and get stuck within an IT department. What is enterprise or business agility? Is it really a scaled framework across IT, or can it be much more?

First and foremost, Agile is a mindset – a way of thinking; and a set of practices – a way working. The fundamentals can be applied anywhere for success.

Explore how Agile thinking and practices can be used effectively across every team in an organization in ‘non-traditional’ areas. Legal, Marketing, Personal Bankers, Risk Management, Sales, Auditing, Corporate Finance etc.

Hear accounts of Agile in the home, school, hospitals, restaurants and non-profit organizations enabling successful delivery of customer value.

Bio:
Paul Carter is an Enterprise Agile Coach and Trainer with Commerce Bank. He is actively involved in multiple Agile user groups at work and in the Kansas City community. Paul is an Agile enthusiast with a passion for transforming teams and growing agility as a business strategy within the enterprise.

He has coached and trained attorneys, marketing teams, sales, operations, auditors, lenders and executives as well as technology teams with astounding success and productivity gains.

Paul Carter grew up on the central coast of California. He currently resides in the Kansas City area where he has lived for the past 25 years. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from DeVry University in Computer Information Systems. He has been working in the financial services industry for 25+ years.

He is married with 6 children and enjoys roller coasters and water parks. You can follow him on Twitter @AgileFamilyGuy