Join us on Thursday, March 26th for a Monthly Meeting Via Telepresence
In Accordance With CDC Recommendations, This Month's Meeting Will Be Hosted Using Remote Telepresence
In order to provide the best support to the chapter, while working to ensure the health and well-being of our of our members, the board has decided to heed the CDC's recommendations on social distancing and curtailing events of 50 or more people. To achieve this goal, we will host the March meeting via telepresence and there will be no gatherings hosted at the Sheraton this month. The day prior to the March meeting, each registrant will receive a unique link allowing them to connect remotely to the speaker's live video webcast. Participants will be able to ask questions and interact with the speaker, but only through the telepresence application. Anyone who has already registered and paid for dinner, will receive an e-mail detailing the refund process for their dinner surcharge.
Topic: How to Achieve Agility while Maximizing Value with High Reliability in Project Management
Speaker: Allen Ward, SPC5.0
Agile and Scrum works best with small teams that work to deliver software which is prioritized by the team backlog. It is then built in iterative models with sprints by having the highest priority items implemented first. But when it comes to managing large organizations, Scaled Agile Framework is adopted.Certain behaviors and practices of the waterfall model can be transformed to become Lean and Agile.
They are as follows:
In the recent past, Scaled Agile Framework has been adopted by organizations of domain ranging from finance, logistics, insurance and government. Abbreviated as SAFe, the Scaled Agile Framework provides a framework to apply Lean and Agile practices at an enterprise level. But why use SAFe? Why are enterprises applying SAFe? This article describes the 15 reasons why SAFe is essential for Agile Teams and why it should be incorporated to help achieve your business goals.
About Allen Ward, SPC5.0
Allen Ward is a SAFe Certified Agile Transformation Coach. He was trained as a Scrum Master by the inventor, Jeff Sutherland. He was trained on Agile Coaching practices by Lyssa Adkins, author of the book Coaching Agile Teams and he was trained on SAFe by the inventor Dean Leffingwell. Through his company, Alladys Consulting LLC he is currently on an engagement with Farmers Insurance in Woodland Hills, supporting the Enterprise Digital Marketing Organization. In this capacity he has taught over 500 students SAFe Certified Courses including Leading SAFe, SAFe for Teams, Scrum Master, Advanced Scrum Master, Product Owner/Product Manager, and DevOps Practioner, and Release Train Engineer. In addition to teaching Allen coaches teams and programs and holds enterprise level workshops such as Value Stream Mapping, Lean Business Case, Lean Portfolio, Agile Budgeting, etc. Allen also teaches non SAFe Agile short courses such as the Agile Mindset, Story Writing, and Intro to Scrum. He teaches all of these courses publicly as well as privately. Allen lives in Newport Beach and enjoys boating in the harbor.
Date: Thursday, March 26th, 2020
Meeting Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Telepresence (One day prior to the meeting, a connection link will be e-mailed to each registrant via the e-mail address provided to PMI.)
6:45 pm - 7:00 pm Telepresence Session Open / Audio Check
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm Speaker Presentation
7:45 pm - 8:00 pm Break
8:00 pm - 8:45 pm Speaker Presentation
8:45 pm - 9:00 pm Questions / Closing Remarks
This meeting provides attendees with 2 PDUs.
|Event End Date||03-26-2020|
|Registration Start Date||12-01-2019|
|Cut off date||03-26-2020|
|Individual Price||Price Varies - Log in for Member Price|
|Location||Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel|