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Agile Tour 2017 Details

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Mike Dodge Mike.Dodge.Agile Games to Generate Insights.pdf

Kumar Sathish Kumar.Sathish.AWE Agile Philly_ks1.2

Bob Galen Bob.Galen.Essential Patterns Mature Agile Leaders.pdf

Howard Meyers

Joseph Berner, Predicting Delivery with Probability Agile_Philly_10-23-17_Est_vs_FC.pdf

Kimberly Davis, Scaling the Agile Wall Scaling.the.Agile.Wall.pdf

Joseph Scholz, 5 Main Dysfunctions 5.Main.Dysfunctions.Agile.Philly.pdf

Robert Marini, Kanban for the Rest of Us

The Winner of the Grand Prize of Assorted Chocolates from Asher ( 125 year old Philadelphia Company, just like Crown Cork and Seal ) was Alissa Hartenbaum of Frontline, for answering the WHO, WHAT and WHERE question of The Pope, The podium that was on stage when Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address, and the Union League of Philadelphia where it is normally kept

Name of Track What's Popular Hardcore Ideas on the Edge Thoughtfulness
& Mindful Activities
in in in in
BIG ROOM Conf Room 1 Conf Room 2 Conf Room 3
(smallest) (middle )  ( bigger Conf Room)

8:30 - 9:30

These are facilitated by Tiffany Powley, Robert English and Jason Carty >> Optional Lean Coffee Optional Lean Coffee Optional Lean Coffee
9:30 - 9:45 ANNOUNCE
9:45 - 10:45 HOUR 1 Finally! A model for evaluating agile performance: The Agile Performance Holarchy by Jeff Dalton  Description 42 Being Lean vs. Saying you are Lean by Howard Meyers of Cerner   Description 17 Experience the feeling of AWE! Combine Agile and Waterfall to create Excellence in Technology Delivery by  Kumar Sathish and Jennifer Honermann    Description 26 Scrum Master Evolution  by Robert English   Description 18
Rank 40 Rank 23 Rank 19 Rank 25
11:00-12:00 HOUR 2 Essential Patterns of Mature Agile Leaders  Bob Galen    Description 53 Predicting Delivery with Probability from a Monte Carlo Simulation Method  Charlie Villare and Joe Berner Description 17 Agile for Innovation Labs by Howie Ross   Description 12 Scaling the Agile Transition Wall  by Kimberly Davis  Description 22
Rank 31 Rank 16 Rank 15 Rank 19
12:00 - 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 - 2:00 AFTERNOON
Kaizen Land – Gamifying Stand-Up and Overcoming Anti-Patterns by Jess Long   Description 38 Four Letter words to describe your teammates by Tiffany Powley   Description 20 Extremism in the Agile World by Tushar Jain  Description 13 Transition from Scrum to Kanban Lessons/Case Study with Joe Scholz (This is a change)  Description 8
Rank 34 Rank 15 Rank 15 Rank 30
3:30 - 4:30 FINAL
Agile Games: Using Simple Play to Generate Lasting Insights by Mark Dodge and Vaibhav “VG” Gandhi   Description 21 DevOps: How to Keep Security Folks at Bay - by Vana Khurana of Vanguard (This is a change)   Description 14 Kanban for the rest of us by Bob Marini of Cerner   Description 15 ** 5 Metrics to Create Safety and High Performing Teams by James Gifford **
HAD TO BE CANCELLED  Description 54
Rank 27 Rank 15 Rank 17 Rank 33

* Rank is the predicted headcount from the survey.  The Number next to description is the actual Headcount












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