Date: Tuesday, August 29, 2013
Location: Twin Hickory Library

Title: Big Agile: It’s not just for small projects anymore!

Abstract: One of the stereotypes for Agile approaches is that they only work for small projects. Yet, over the last several years, Agile techniques are being applied to increasingly larger and more complex environments. From the largest telecom in Europe to the largest DotCom in the UK, to the FBI’s largest system ever. But how does self-organization work for a thousand people? How can you possibly run an large program without any documentation or architecture? In this illuminating session, you will learn both recent trends as well as actionable tips for growing out of small Agile to big Agile.

About the Speaker: Jesse Fewell is a writer, coach, and trainer for LeadingAgile. In addition to speaking for Agile, Scrum, and PMI conferences, he has collected a broad array of clients in several sectors such as National Security, Aerospace, GIS, Stock Multimedia, Telecom, and Hospitality. A leader in the advancement of management practices, he founded the PMI Agile Community of Practice, co-created the PMI-ACP® agile certification, and is co-authoring the upcoming Software Extension to the PMBOK Guide®. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, he is the world’s only certified Project Management Professional (PMP) to also hold the expert-level agile designations of Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), and Innovation Games® Qualified Instructor (IGQI).

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