Meeting day serves as the team’s opportunity to align with business, celebrate success and expose risk. It’s also a day to reflect on progress, express ideas and move forward. As important as it is, the long, intense day can leave a team drained and despondent. Before labeling meeting day as a necessary evil, come learn how to invigorate it. We will go through fast and simple techniques that will not only have you laughing, but can serve to increase focus, enhance creativity and ease tension at your next meeting day.
Wendy Friedlander is an expert in software development with over a decade of experience immersed in development and championing agile practices. She put her blogging and speaking on hold to become a mother and shortly after, spent a year in treatment for a rare and highly aggressive cancer. When she was done, she turned her interests inward and spent well over 500 hours studying human behavior and communication. Fusing together her understanding of human dynamics and technology, she created Just Add Wendy. By considering business and cultural perspectives, her clients are able to quickly improve their process, their code and ultimately, their product. Candid and upfront with a mix of humor, optimism and vigor, Wendy yields greater collaboration, creativity and accountability on every team.