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Philly IIBA : The Lean / Agile Mindset ($)

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Philly IIBA : The Lean / Agile Mindset ($)

Time: April 11, 2018 from 5:30pm to 8pm
Location: Vanguard
Street: 425 Old Morehall Road
City/Town: Malvern
Website or Map: http://ipc.wildapricot.org/ev…
Event Type: chapter, meeting, all, welcome, w/registration, required
Organized By: Jodie Kane
Latest Activity: Apr 7, 2018

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How is it that the adoption of Agile over the last ten years has not led to consistent delivery of value?  What are the convergent forces that have brought us to another tipping point in developing software solutions?  What do you need to know about the digital transformation already afoot? 

It’s important to recognize that the lean / agile mindset can be a powerful catalyst in the way we work.  This presentation will weave familiar and new concepts into an approach for delivering valuable solutions to your clients faster.  The key for product teams is to embrace being outcome-oriented, innovative, empowering, and iterative learners.  The key for organizations is to invest in a value-driven portfolio that creates products people want to use. 

There are a lot of concepts to absorb, but tonight, you will walk away with a commitment to make a single behavioral change.

Let’s start being agile rather than just doing Agile!

Sue Block, Lean Enterprise Coach, The Vanguard Group, Malvern, PA

Sue Block is a multi-faceted professional with experience in project planning, process improvement, business systems analysis, software quality assurance, and data design.  She is a leader of enterprise-level Business Architecture efforts.  Sue also authored and trained in-house Business Analysis courses.  Sue is a Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP).  She was past President of the Philadelphia Chapter of the IIBA. 

Currently, as part of the Chief Technology Office at The Vanguard Group, Sue is advancing Continuous Delivery and Lean Enterprise principles and practices. She offers pragmatic ways to help teams solve complex problems for the Vanguard business. Sue educates, coaches, and influences interest in the "Business Value at Startup Speed" initiative.

Registration is required to enter the Vanguard campus. Membership to IIBA is not required to attend as a guest.

More information and online registration: The Lean / Agile Mindset 

IIBA is the non-profit professional association dedicated to the field of business analysis. Through a global network, IIBA connects over 29,000+ Members and more than 300 Corporate Members and 120 Chapters. As the voice of the business analysis community, IIBA supports the recognition of the profession and discipline and works to maintain the global standard for the practices and certification.

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