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Agile Forum - 170815

"Applying Lean Agile Principles to Waterfall Projects" 
presented by Steve Kraus, Senior Principal / Senior Business Architect at Daugherty Business Solutions

The Agile Forum meetings offer an opportunity for professional networking and knowledge sharing with other agile practitioners as well as provide a learning environment for professionals interested in learning about agile techniques. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Presentation 

As Agile grows in popularity, many PMs and BAs are investing their time in learning about, and gaining certifications in, Agile approaches & practices. Unfortunately for some, when they return to their ‘real world’ situation, they find themselves working on projects that remain entrenched in a Waterfall approach to delivery. This can sometimes lead to frustration, as these PMs and BAs find that they cannot apply their Agile learnings to their projects.

Here’s the good news… Many of the approaches (and SOME of the practices) that these PMs and BAs learned in their Agile training can be applied directly to Waterfall projects to improve performance, transparency, and teamwork, as well as increase feedback. The purpose of this presentation is to share ideas about how each of us can build Lean Agile principles into our Waterfall projects.

Presenter Biography

Kraus-Steve-3-square-borderAs a Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scaled Agile Coach (SPC), Steve Kraus has over 15 years’ experience assisting organizations in making the transition to the agile mindset. Steve’s Agile journey began when he was the CIO of a mid-sized company, where he led the conversion of their waterfall-based software construction efforts to an agile approach. He has been engaged at Fortune 100 companies across the Atlanta area, assisting them with Agile training, coaching, and planning as they begin their Agile journey. Steve is currently a Senior Principal with Daugherty Business Solutions, and serves as the Line Of Service Lead for their Project Management Line Of Service, which encompasses traditional and Agile project management, as well as other transformational offerings.

Light refreshments and beverages will be provided.

When

Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Where

Matrix Resources, 1000 Abernathy Road, Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30328

Fees

PMI Atlanta Member: $12.00, Early Bird Rate $10.00 through August 8th
Non-Member: $15.00, Early Bird Rate $13.00 through August 8th

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Event Date 08-15-2017 6:00 pm
Event End Date 08-15-2017 8:00 pm
Cut off date 08-15-2017 11:55 pm
Individual Price $15.00
Location
Matrix Resources
1000 Abernathy Road Suite 500
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