PMO CoP: Going Agile - Understanding Organizations & People

Abstract

“We are going Agile.” This seems to be one of most heard and used phrases over the past couple of years. However, the move to Agile seems to be more of a fad without fully understanding the benefits of doing so.  In addition, do we understand the full impact of moving to Agile project delivery?

Well, surely you plan how to align your teams, but have you stopped to consider the effect of “change” on your colleagues?  While change is not an issue for some people, it is a huge and emotional deal for others!  We must look at team and organizational impacts that change may bring because you must consider the impact of change on multiple individuals.

This session will look at the personal and organizational aspects of moving to an agile framework. The intention is not to be able to solve all the challenges that change may bring, but rather bring awareness to parts that we may have never considered.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes:

Attendees will get a better understanding of the following:

  • Listening is just as important as talking
  • The importance of creating a rapport
  • Adapting project leadership styles around Agile
  • Agile is business, but changes have an emotional impact
  • Understand that not everyone will be convinced

About the Speaker: Antoine Hall

HallSpeaker

Antoine is a Senior Project Manager, Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Master at Insight within Digital Innovation. His background spans 18+ years in the Technology and Software industry including hands-on software development, Agile Coaching, acting as a Scrum Master, and driving software quality utilizing BDD principles. In addition, he is a certified life coach and leverages his unique experience to bring a different perspective when coaching and leading his project teams through delivery.

For more information on Insight’s Digital Innovation:  https://www.insight.com/en_US/solve/digital-innovation.html

Event Details

Event Date 02-27-2019 5:30 pm
Event End Date 02-27-2019 7:00 pm
Registration Start Date 02-12-2019
Registered 38
Available place 12
Cut off date 02-27-2019 7:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Speaker Antoine Hall
Number Hours 1.0
Strategy PDU Hours 0.5
Leadership PDU Hours 0.5
Location Cardinal Solutions Group
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