Title: Agile Office Spaces – Enabling Collaboration and Agility (ID# C094-AR-131107)
Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
Location: North Park Library, 8508 Franconia Road, Henrico, VA 23227
ABSTRACT: Your Agile team has the right processes, engineering practices, tools, people, and technology, but what about your office space? Sure, you have a prominently displayed Scrum board, but does your physical environment enhance your collective Agility?

Drawing from experiences at Agile shops and government offices, and in collaboration with a professional interior designer specializing in collaborative office spaces, Richard Cheng will lead an interactive conversation on optimizing Agile workspaces. This workshop session will bring the experience of the attendees to create a shared learning experience.

Learning outcomes
Characteristics to look for and avoid in an Agile workspace
Pros and cons of Agile team rooms / war rooms
Sample Agile offices and Agile office product lines
Options for setting up a workspace for pair programming
Selling the change to an Agile office

Richard Cheng

About the Presenter
Richard Cheng, Principal Consultant at Excella Consulting, provides consulting services to commercial and federal clients in the Washington, DC area. Richard coaches, mentors, and trains clients on understanding and implementing Agile and Scrum. He also leads Excella’s Agile Center of Excellence.

A graduate of Virginia Tech, Richard has authored several publications on project management, presented at Agile and PMI sponsored industry events, is a member of Mensa, and holds certifications including Certified Scrum Training (CST), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) and Project Management Professional (PMP). Richard is a founder and on the executive committee of the Agile Defense Adoption Proponents Team (ADAPT).

Agile Office Spaces – Enabling Collaboration and Agility, ID# C094-AR-131107

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