November 2018 Chapter Meeting

Topic: Scaled Agile - Kanban for knowledge workers8

Speaker: Doug Martin, PMP, CSP-SM, PMI-ACP

Speaker Bio:

Doug is a project manager for Carilion Clinic and has lead enterprise-level projects for over ten years that span between technical, administrative, and clinical systems implementations. Doug is a co-author of Agile Almanac Book 2: Programs with Multi and Virtual-Team Environments.

Doug is a member of the PMI Southwest Virginia Chapter and currently serves as a Director at Large. He is certified by PMI as a Project Management Professional (PMP®) and an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®). He also holds Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) designations from the Scrum Alliance. Mr. Martin graduated from American Graduate University with a Masters Degree in Project Management.
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Agenda:

6:00 – 6:45 – Networking and Food
6:45 – 7:00 – Introductions and Chapter Business
7:00 – 8:00 – Presentation

Presentation Content:

Scaled Agile – Kanban for knowledge workers

Kanban for Knowledge Workers

The session will cover:

  • An overview of Kanban (including a visual demo of pulling work through a Kanban board)
  • The cost of task switching and why limiting Work In Progress (WIP) is vital
  • The unique challenges knowledge work brings to the process and how to adjust your approach from textbook descriptions of Kanban
  • A step by step overview of implementing Kanban
    • Define and Visualize Workflow
    • Limit WIP
    • Manage Flow
    • Define Standards
    • Implement Feedback Loops
    • Improving Collaboratively/Evolving Experimentally

Location:

Room Location: Freedom Tower Conference Room, 8th floor

Please use the official Liberty University Map at  www.liberty.edu/map 

Parking:

  • Park in the Main Campus Parking Garage
  • All spots open after 5pm

Directions:

  • Walk to the front of the New Freedom Tower (you can’t miss it)
  • Go through the main entrance and take the elevator to the 8th floor

See Below:

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Continuing Certification Requirements (indicate breakdown for this event)

 

Technical

Leadership

Strategic

TOTAL

PMP / PgMP

1.0

0.0

0.0

1.0

PMI-ACP

1.0

0.0

0.0

1.0

PMI-SP

1.0

0.0

0.0

1.0

PMI-RMP

1.0

0.0

0.0

1.0

PfMP

1.0

0.0

0.0

1.0

PMI-PBA

1.0

0.0

0.0

1.0

 

Event Properties

Event Date 11-13-2018 6:00 pm
Event End Date 11-13-2018 8:00 pm
Individual Price Member $15 / Non-Member $20
$20.00