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May Agile Manager's Support Group

6:30-7:00 PM

The pizza's on us!


7:00 - 8:00 PM - The Main Event with Laura Powers

The View from Here:
An Agile Talking Tour from the Micrometer to the Mile High

The view from here is amazing! Use chunking and the magical number 7 (+/- 2) to supercharge your scrum team. Whether you’re working the details at the micrometer level – or writing the “mile high” epic user story – chunking can help you

• Foster more effective standups
• Nail stakeholder presentations
• Irradiate impediments with fluid negotiations
• And maybe even get a promotion (or a date!)

Join us to explore the wild and wonderful world of chunking and learn a simple set of communication techniques to apply on the job tomorrow.


About Laura

With 25 years of engineering and management experience, Laura has been involved in the design of aircraft engines, diapers, electric cars, as well as software systems at Hewlett Packard,, and eBay. Ironically, the lean concepts practiced eons ago at the start of her career have migrated into the world of software! At Agile Learning Labs, Laura is involved in sales, marketing, training development, and whatever else is needed to deliver scrum value to our clients.  She holds a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech, as well as certifications as a Certified ScrumMaster, Certified Scrum Product Owner and Master Practitioner of NLP.


8:15 - Group Discussion

BONUS TOPIC: Are you planning to become a CSP this year?  The Scrum Alliance has changed the rules!  Get an update from Chris Sims on what's new.

Come prepared to share your advice and insights with your peers.Have a prickly question? Bring it!

Come join us for an evening of discussion, insight and fun!

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  • Skip La F.

    Great insights from Laura, and the Coaching Dojo was a great bonus.

    1 · May 16, 2013

  • Catherine S.

    Great subject matter! Coaching was awesome and the community engaging. Quite the inspiring and energizing meeting.

    1 · May 15, 2013

  • Jay G.

    Starting a new job at GE-COE!

    2 · May 10, 2013

  • Gordon Force, J.

    Unfortunately, I'll be away on business.

    May 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Out of town, would love to attend the next one

    May 7, 2013

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