Where: Infusionsoft    (Google Map) 1260 South Spectrum Blvd. Chandler, AZ 85286 Agenda: 6:00 Registration Food and Drink 6:25 Announcements 6:30 Begin the Meeting 8:00 Closing Messages and Announcements 

Description:  Standup Poker - How One Change Revolutionized Our Daily Stand Up and Teams Mindset !!!

An experiment that turned into Standup Poker revolutionized the team's daily standups and every aspect of their agile journey.  It took our team to next level of Awesome! In this session, I will share a case study of how we created a simple experiment that turned into Standup Poker and revolutionized our Daily standup. This technique helped us uncover true insights of teams progress.  It got the teams talking about strategic planning and plans to remove any impediments as a "team".   The benefits came on a daily basis and helped accomplish sprint goal and commitments.  I will share examples, stories, and experiences from using Standup Poker, and I will describe how this simple technique converted a group of individuals into a TEAM !!! The content, exercise, and message of this session highlight the agile principles of individuals and interactions over process and tools.  This session will help you foster the mindset of continuous improvement within your teams!

Speaker Bio:  Kalpesh Shah, CSM, SPC

Kalpesh is an Enterprise Agile Coach with over 7 years of experience in creating and working with different shapes and sizes of Agile teams.  He has worked with organizations ranging from Fortune 50 companies to startups, helping them make the transition to Agile way of working, implementing Agile at Scale, employ Lean Product Development approaches and instill Lean Startup mindset. As a monk on a spiritual journey, he is also on a journey of discovering, learning and implementing different agile techniques to create happier teams which in turn create better products, his version of enlightenment! His latest passion is Culture Hacking through continuous experimentation which will promote innovative thinking, extend openness, embody rationality, and bring design thinking into teams.