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1260 S. Spectrum Blvd.
Chandler, AZ 85286
6:00 - Registration – Food and Drink (Infusionsoft Sponsoring)
6:25 - Announcements
6:30 - Begin the Meeting
8:00 – Closing Messages and Announcements
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Once again, we’re lucky to get Catherine and Mike back again. These two great Agile trainers (CST
Topic Overview: Overcoming Agile Adoption Challenges with Culture Hacking
As we all may have experienced, our greatest barrier to further Agile adoption is “the ability to change organizational culture. This is supported by Version One’s 2012 “State of Agile Development Survey” as well. In this meeting, we will explore “hacking” at some of these barriers. This will be immersive session – no slides, just a short video clip of what culture hacking is about, then us exploring.
Version One Survey – Barriers to Further Agile Adoption.
Speaker Bio: Catherine Louis
As an independent agile coach, Catherine works with startups and product groups in high tech firms aiming to become more effective in implementing their vision, more open for change, and more focused on creating value under conditions of high uncertainty while growing their business.
As a trainer, she is focused on agile product management and leadership practices — mission critical skills any product group needs. A common theme in her work is cultural change to enable innovation.
She can be reached on twitter @catherinelouis, or on linked in at linkedin.com/in/catherinelouis, or via her email, firstname.lastname@example.org
Speaker Bio: Mike Vizdos
Mike is an experienced agile coach, Certified ScrumTrainer, speaker, and author. In addition to working with clients converting to more iterative and incremental methodologies (including one of the largest enterprise agile rollouts to date), he is the creator of the website www.implementingscrum.com. He conducts international agile coaching and training sessions along with speaking at many users groups and conferences about real-world agile experiences. His preference is to work with clients on a short-term basis, no matter where they are in the adoption change-curve.