Where: Axosoft (Google Map) 13835 North Northsight Boulevard #205 Scottsdale, AZ 85260 Agenda: 6:00 Registration Food and Drink 6:25 Announcements 6:30 Begin the Panel 8:00 Closing Messages and Announcements 

Description:  Conquering ScrumMaster Challenges

With various scrum maturity assessment tools available across the internet, how do you choose?  Is a more complex assessment tool more useful and more accurate than a simple personal observation approach?  Let’s review and discuss one new assessment tool from Luxsoft.  Do we agree with the questions and the scoring?  Would you take this into your own team?

Speaker Bio:  Thene Sheehy

Thene has spent 35 years in IT, with roles from COBOL programmer (back in the dark ages), to Data Analyst/Architect and JAD Facilitator (in the Information Engineering years), IT Director, Project/Program Manager, and Scrum Master.  She has led teams of data analyst/architects, DBA’s, system/software designers, project managers, developers, business analysts, and application administrators.  She was instrumental in the creation of a strategic data model for a major airline and a long distance telecom company, participated in the launch of the wireless industry, and created a strategic telemedicine technology architecture and roadmap for a healthcare system in the Midwest.  She created a computer training center and internet café business, which doubled as a computer gaming center on weekends.  Thene has worked with methodologies including structured analysis and design, information engineering, OO, iterative/spiral, and was most recently introduced to agile and scrum in 2014.  Thene loves to work with highly productive teams in energizing and creative settings to solve big problems and create lasting solutions.  Outside of work, she has created a new non-profit to support under/uninsured cancer survivors called Bra Couture AZ.  She and her husband have two dogs, a new house in Vistancia, and travel extensively.