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Agile Process for Team Members and Leaders

September 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Abstract:

The goal of this session is to help Agile leaders take their teams to a higher level.  Areas and tools covered include: improving team and personal communication skills with methods such as Johari’s window, using situational leadership to optimize team effectiveness, and how to set SMART goals for team member evaluations.  We will also discuss Results Oriented Work Environments (ROWE) and the pros and cons of teams that work from home.

As a bonus we will review common techniques for helping teams to improve their project processes with tools such as Pareto analysis, value stream mapping, and root cause analysis.

Speaker:

Greg Smith – Enterprise Agile Trainer/Coach

Certified Project Manager, Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner, PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner™, Certified Scrum Professional, Certified Scaled Agile Framework™ Consultant

Greg Smith is an Agile coach and trainer who leads practical and successful Agile transformations for all types of organizations. Greg specializes in creating custom Agile frameworks that thrive within the constraints of a given company or agency.

Greg has helped numerous Fortune 500 companies

and major institutions move to Agile including CDW, TD Ameritrade, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Exxon Mobil, Costco, JP Morgan Chase, Nike, Allianz, and StubHub.

Greg has worked with Washington State agencies including WaTech, the Department of Early Learning, the Health Care Authority, the Office of the Attorney General, and the Department of Children, Youth, and Families. Other government work includes the State of Idaho, the State of California, Fannie Mae, and the City of New York.

Greg became the instructor for Agile Project Management at Bellevue College in 2005. In 2009 Greg authored Becoming Agile in an Imperfect World. This book has helped a number of companies move to a more effective Agile lifecycle, and is often used as a guide for entire project teams.

In addition to Agile, Greg specializes in Lean, company wide Business Agility, and Leadership training.

Details

Date:
September 10
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Organizer

hcrowfoot@gmail.com

Venue

Microsoft Bldg. 99, Redmond