Product SIG - Making Work Visible - How to Unmask Capacity Killing WIP

Agile Austin
Agile Austin
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Topic: Making Work Visible – Unmask Capacity Killing WIP

Are you scrambling to meet deadlines only to find more requests piling up in your inbox? Hidden WIP is a major contributor to clogged value streams and overloaded employees, burdened with too many meetings and frustrating work routines. Making work visible highlights the problems leading to low productivity across the organization. In this talk, Dominica shares how to unmask the things that are killing your team’s capacity and their ability to optimize workflow.

Speaker: Dominica DeGrandis

Dominica DeGrandis is the foremost expert in Kanban Flow within the IT industry today. Her work has shown working IT teams how effectively improve workflow and optimize throughput to produce the best result throughout the value stream. Her passion involves the use of visual cues and transparency across teams and organizations to reveal mutually critical information. As Director of Digital Transformation at Tasktop, Dominica combines experience, practice, and theory to help teams level up their capability. She blogs at and tweets at @dominicad.

Product SIG Info:
More information and communication may be found at the SIG's Google Group:!forum/agile-austin-product-sig . Food and Drink will be provided courtesy of Agile Austin.
Directions and Parking Info:

Return Path is located in the historic Scarbrough Building on the corner of 6th and Congress. The entrance is located on 6th St. between Brooks Brothers and Ruth's Chris Steak House. The office is on the 8th floor.

There is free parking downtown on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights after 6 PM.

Here are options if you prefer a garage:

AMPCO System Parking $5 Flat Rate
700 Lavaca St. (entrance on 5th St.)
Mon-Sun 8pm - 8am

ACE Parking $6 Flat Rate
560 W 7th St. (between San Antonio and Nueces) Mon-Fri 6pm - 6am
(512)[masked] Sat-Sun 24hrs

LAZ Parking $6 Flat Rate
673 Colorado St. (between 6th and 7th) Mon-Sun 6pm - 6am

ABM Parking Services $5 Flat Rate
301 N Congress Ave. (entrance on Brazos, between 3rd and 4th Mon-Wed 5pm - 8am

On-Street Parking Meter Rules: $1 per hour
Monday - Tuesday 8am - 6pm
Wednesday - Friday 8am - 12 Midnight
Saturday 11am - 12 Midnight
Sunday Free!

3 hour maximum near the Return Path office

5 hour maximum once you get several blocks away

Seating is limited!

Please make sure that you are able to attend this session. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. We want to give everyone the opportunity to attend, so please only sign up if you are committed to attending.

For more information/questions, please send email to: [masked] .