Many of us have been on several different teams over our careers. Sometimes they gel and sometimes they don't. Sometimes a team goes from problem to solution to implementation effortlessly, and sometimes...not. Often teams get stuck in one stage or another and never quite succeed. Why? We'll look at how teams collaborate to decide what to do, review some common problems that get in the way, and do a group exercise to learn some techniques to try with your team.
Tom Boulet has had a diverse career. Currently an Agile Coach with IBM's Agile Academy, he has also been a classroom teacher in the Boston Public Schools, the Director of Academy Technology at a large boarding school, and a technical lead developing web applications. His focus throughout has been helping teams achieve the innovation, productivity and fun that can only come from people collaborating well together.
• 5:30pm: Doors open - Registration, Networking, Food
• 6:00pm: Welcome and Intro
• 6:15pm: Agileindy Board Candidate Introductions and Vote
• 6:45pm: Featured Speaker
• 8:15pm: Wrap-up and Raffle
• 8:30pm: Adjourn - Post meeting networking & cocktails