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  • High Church of Lean Coffee

    Online event

    Let's spend the late morning sun(?) talking about Agile-inspired and other topics that shake loose from our minds. We'll spend the first few minutes gathering discussion ideas, then roll right into the smooth easy cadence of the lively chatter. New to Lean Coffee? It's a great way to have real, focused dialogue and we often discuss matters of agile, lean and such - but anything goes. As far as the mechanics, here's the template: Step 1: Everybody writes down proposed topics on stickies, placing them in the center of the table. Take as much time as needed, but typically takes only 3-5 minutes (or whenever coffee is ready). Step 2: Each topic is briefly described by its writer to give a flavour for the subject (15-30 seconds typically per sticky). Step 3: Each person gets a small number of votes which they indicate by marking the voted-for sticky with their sharpie (all votes on one, one across many, follow your interests). Step 4: The top stickies are placed in the ToDo column, ordered by the stickies with the most votes at the top. Step 5: Topic is discussed for 5 minutes. The facilitator takes a quick "Cesar" (thumbs up/down) vote at the five-minute timer, and she moves on for three more minutes if the discussion still has majority interest. When complete, move the sticky over to the Done column. Rinse and repeat. Step 6: wrap-up thoughts at the end - what one idea or person did you most enjoy, then break for home/drinks/cover.

  • Agile PM Online Roundtable

    Zoom Online Event

    AgilePDX is providing a forum for Agile Project Managers, Agile Facilitators, and Scrum Masters to gather online once a month and discuss all things project, program, and portfolio related. Please join us for a Lean Coffee style event facilitated by experienced Agile PM's and instructors in the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner prep program. You'll be dialing in from your desktop with your favorite early morning brew. Please join with your camera on. The Zoom URL will be provided to confirmed attendees. Feel free to post questions to this meetup prior to the event. We welcome divergent opinions and experience reports. Bring your challenges for groups feedback and support. Plan to join 15 minutes early for coffee clatch chat and networking or stay 15 minutes for the same networking experience.

  • VIRTUAL AgilePDX Westside: Handoffs with other teams (September)

    How does your agile team work with hand-offs with other teams? Almost all companies have some hand-offs between teams. While we'd prefer to eliminate them, they still exist. Both sides of the hand-off would love crisp communication and a quick turn-around. And yet, it often feels like we are peering into a black hole or experiencing a drive through / drop off. This creates a problem when we try to deliver value continuously. So what do you do? Join to share things that work and brainstorm how to smooth out your more bumpy hand-offs. Please Note: This meeting in SEPTEMBER. We are taking the month of August off. Events are made possible by the AgilePDX community and our sponsors, including platinum sponsor ProFocus Technology (https://www.profocustechnology.com/). Learn more about our sponsors at https://agilepdx.org/sponsorship. Join us On Slack! https://join.slack.com/t/agilepdx/shared_invite/enQtODEwMTEwOTI1MDI5LTBmOGY3ZTc4N2NjMTQxYjIyZTdmNzJkMmJmOWIxMDQyYWI5ZDdmYTY2YWZmNjgyZDY1YTEwZmJkMzkzNjEzOTA

  • High Church of Lean Coffee

    Online event

    Let's spend the late morning sun(?) talking about Agile-inspired and other topics that shake loose from our minds. We'll spend the first few minutes gathering discussion ideas, then roll right into the smooth easy cadence of the lively chatter. New to Lean Coffee? It's a great way to have real, focused dialogue and we often discuss matters of agile, lean and such - but anything goes. As far as the mechanics, here's the template: Step 1: Everybody writes down proposed topics on stickies, placing them in the center of the table. Take as much time as needed, but typically takes only 3-5 minutes (or whenever coffee is ready). Step 2: Each topic is briefly described by its writer to give a flavour for the subject (15-30 seconds typically per sticky). Step 3: Each person gets a small number of votes which they indicate by marking the voted-for sticky with their sharpie (all votes on one, one across many, follow your interests). Step 4: The top stickies are placed in the ToDo column, ordered by the stickies with the most votes at the top. Step 5: Topic is discussed for 5 minutes. The facilitator takes a quick "Cesar" (thumbs up/down) vote at the five-minute timer, and she moves on for three more minutes if the discussion still has majority interest. When complete, move the sticky over to the Done column. Rinse and repeat. Step 6: wrap-up thoughts at the end - what one idea or person did you most enjoy, then break for home/drinks/cover.

  • Agile PM Online Roundtable

    Zoom Online Event

    AgilePDX is providing a forum for Agile Project Managers, Agile Facilitators, and Scrum Masters to gather online once a month and discuss all things project, program, and portfolio related. Please join us for a Lean Coffee style event facilitated by experienced Agile PM's and instructors in the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner prep program. You'll be dialing in from your desktop with your favorite early morning brew. Please join with your camera on. The Zoom URL will be provided to confirmed attendees. Feel free to post questions to this meetup prior to the event. We welcome divergent opinions and experience reports. Bring your challenges for groups feedback and support. Plan to join 15 minutes early for coffee clatch chat and networking or stay 15 minutes for the same networking experience.

  • High Church of Lean Coffee

    Online event

    Let's spend the late morning sun(?) talking about Agile-inspired and other topics that shake loose from our minds. We'll spend the first few minutes gathering discussion ideas, then roll right into the smooth easy cadence of the lively chatter. New to Lean Coffee? It's a great way to have real, focused dialogue and we often discuss matters of agile, lean and such - but anything goes. As far as the mechanics, here's the template: Step 1: Everybody writes down proposed topics on stickies, placing them in the center of the table. Take as much time as needed, but typically takes only 3-5 minutes (or whenever coffee is ready). Step 2: Each topic is briefly described by its writer to give a flavour for the subject (15-30 seconds typically per sticky). Step 3: Each person gets a small number of votes which they indicate by marking the voted-for sticky with their sharpie (all votes on one, one across many, follow your interests). Step 4: The top stickies are placed in the ToDo column, ordered by the stickies with the most votes at the top. Step 5: Topic is discussed for 5 minutes. The facilitator takes a quick "Cesar" (thumbs up/down) vote at the five-minute timer, and she moves on for three more minutes if the discussion still has majority interest. When complete, move the sticky over to the Done column. Rinse and repeat. Step 6: wrap-up thoughts at the end - what one idea or person did you most enjoy, then break for home/drinks/cover.

  • Agile PM Online Roundtable

    Zoom Online Event

    AgilePDX is providing a forum for Agile Project Managers, Agile Facilitators, and Scrum Masters to gather online once a month and discuss all things project, program, and portfolio related. Please join us for a Lean Coffee style event facilitated by experienced Agile PM's and instructors in the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner prep program. You'll be dialing in from your desktop with your favorite early morning brew. Please join with your camera on. The Zoom URL will be provided to confirmed attendees. Feel free to post questions to this meetup prior to the event. We welcome divergent opinions and experience reports. Bring your challenges for groups feedback and support. Plan to join 15 minutes early for coffee clatch chat and networking or stay 15 minutes for the same networking experience.

  • High Church of Lean Coffee

    Online event

    Let's spend the late morning sun(?) talking about Agile-inspired and other topics that shake loose from our minds. We'll spend the first few minutes gathering discussion ideas, then roll right into the smooth easy cadence of the lively chatter. New to Lean Coffee? It's a great way to have real, focused dialogue and we often discuss matters of agile, lean and such - but anything goes. As far as the mechanics, here's the template: Step 1: Everybody writes down proposed topics on stickies, placing them in the center of the table. Take as much time as needed, but typically takes only 3-5 minutes (or whenever coffee is ready). Step 2: Each topic is briefly described by its writer to give a flavour for the subject (15-30 seconds typically per sticky). Step 3: Each person gets a small number of votes which they indicate by marking the voted-for sticky with their sharpie (all votes on one, one across many, follow your interests). Step 4: The top stickies are placed in the ToDo column, ordered by the stickies with the most votes at the top. Step 5: Topic is discussed for 5 minutes. The facilitator takes a quick "Cesar" (thumbs up/down) vote at the five-minute timer, and she moves on for three more minutes if the discussion still has majority interest. When complete, move the sticky over to the Done column. Rinse and repeat. Step 6: wrap-up thoughts at the end - what one idea or person did you most enjoy, then break for home/drinks/cover.

  • Agile PM Online Roundtable

    Zoom Online Event

    AgilePDX is providing a forum for Agile Project Managers, Agile Facilitators, and Scrum Masters to gather online once a month and discuss all things project, program, and portfolio related. Please join us for a Lean Coffee style event facilitated by experienced Agile PM's and instructors in the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner prep program. You'll be dialing in from your desktop with your favorite early morning brew. Please join with your camera on. The Zoom URL will be provided to confirmed attendees. Feel free to post questions to this meetup prior to the event. We welcome divergent opinions and experience reports. Bring your challenges for groups feedback and support. Plan to join 15 minutes early for coffee clatch chat and networking or stay 15 minutes for the same networking experience.

  • High Church of Lean Coffee

    Online event

    Let's spend the late morning sun(?) talking about Agile-inspired and other topics that shake loose from our minds. We'll spend the first few minutes gathering discussion ideas, then roll right into the smooth easy cadence of the lively chatter. New to Lean Coffee? It's a great way to have real, focused dialogue and we often discuss matters of agile, lean and such - but anything goes. As far as the mechanics, here's the template: Step 1: Everybody writes down proposed topics on stickies, placing them in the center of the table. Take as much time as needed, but typically takes only 3-5 minutes (or whenever coffee is ready). Step 2: Each topic is briefly described by its writer to give a flavour for the subject (15-30 seconds typically per sticky). Step 3: Each person gets a small number of votes which they indicate by marking the voted-for sticky with their sharpie (all votes on one, one across many, follow your interests). Step 4: The top stickies are placed in the ToDo column, ordered by the stickies with the most votes at the top. Step 5: Topic is discussed for 5 minutes. The facilitator takes a quick "Cesar" (thumbs up/down) vote at the five-minute timer, and she moves on for three more minutes if the discussion still has majority interest. When complete, move the sticky over to the Done column. Rinse and repeat. Step 6: wrap-up thoughts at the end - what one idea or person did you most enjoy, then break for home/drinks/cover.