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Bridging the Gap Between Business and Agile

Bridging the Gap Between Business and Agile

"I never know what features will be ready by the launch date." 

"Where is our Product Owner?"

"You said I could change the priorities;  why can't I change them right now?"

"Where are we headed with this application - is there a goal?"

What's your frustration when working with business stakeholders?  What's their frustration when working with their Agile teams?  Bring your list, your business stakeholder, and your creativity to the October 23 Beyond Agile meeting.  We'll share solutions and collaborate on new ones in this interactive workshop session.  Be sure to invite a key business stakeholder - a product owner, a product manager, or someone who works regularly with business stakeholders - so we can build the bridge from both sides.

Bio: Linda Merrick specializes in Agile and Lean software product management as a trainer, coach, and consultant.  She is a partner and senior consultant at Pivotal Product Management and works with product management teams throughout the US

Meeting Agenda:

6:30 - 7:00: Food and Social Time (Brought to you by Marchex)

7:00: Announcements

• Events

• Jobs sought/offered

• Next meeting

7:10: Main Program: "Bridging the Gap Between Business and Agile

8:15: Meeting Retrospective and Q&A

8:30: Meeting ends, clean up

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  • Joel A. R.

    Hands on workshop format was fun & educational. Lots of great ideas circulating around tonight!

    October 23, 2013

  • Chris K.

    Needed more real businesss representation by folks other than product owners/scrum masters/engineering folk given topic

    2 · October 23, 2013

  • Joel A. R.

    To our much appreciated hosts @ Marchex -- would it be possible to shut off the soda machines/refrigerators, at least during announcements, any presentations, etc.? They might be on their own circuit breaker which could make it easy vs. moving the machines to unplug them :)

    October 23, 2013

  • Patrick M.

    I'll be there

    October 22, 2013

  • Denise W.

    Sorry I have a schedule conflict tonight.

    October 19, 2013

  • John H.

    This is where the rubber meets the road. I'm looking forward to this.

    September 30, 2013

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