Lean and Agile quickly
improve ROI and increase productivity. Executed properly, Agile can
transform the responsiveness, productivity, and quality of products and organizations.
Scrum is a highly effective
project management framework. We describe the mechanics, roles, interactions,
and “rules of engagement” for all relevant types of stakeholders.
This one-day workshop
will result in 8 Category A PDU’s from REP Rally Software.
This one-day workshop
prepares attendees to work and succeed in cooperation with teams using Agile
The Introduction to Agile
includes three parts, designed to help attendees understand how the organization
is developing software and what value proposition it seeks to gain.
Part 1: Principles,
Practices and Benchmarks of Lean and Agile
Part 2: Scrum
Part 3: Rules
to Agile identifies the basics of Lean and Agile and the Scrum framework.
Stakeholders of development projects will gain a high-level understanding
of Agile principles and mechanics that will improve their interactions with
the Agile development teams. Influencers to the success of development
projects will also gain a high-level understanding of Agile principles and
mechanics and thus improve their contributions to Agile development projects.
Rally consultants provide
knowledge transfer that includes the guiding principles, process mechanics,
and roles for Agile to work effectively. Both technical and non-technical
attendees will gain a better understanding of how Agile can make IT or Product
Development more productive and predictable, and help make the entire organization
Key topics discussed
Lean and Agile
quickly improve ROI and increase productivity. Executed properly, Agile
can transform the responsiveness, productivity, and quality of products and
Scrum is a highly
effective project management framework. We describe the mechanics, roles,
interactions, and “rules of engagement” for all relevant types of stakeholders.
- Principles of Lean and Agile
- The case and industry benchmarking
- Best practices and vocabulary
- Scrum defined
- Scrum framework
- Scrum roles
- Rules of Engagement
- Open Discussion and Customer-Specific
- Certified ScrumMaster & Agile Coach
Isaac Montgomery is an Agile Coach and Consultant with Rally Software. His
experience includes over 15 years of project leadership, management and consulting
for software development organizations in the military, energy, financial
services and medical solutions industries.
Isaac's passion is focused on guiding IT organizations through their transformation
from a rigid, bureaucratic cost center to a nimble, high performing value
delivery engine by harnessing the power and simplicity of empowered Agile
teams, and incorporating Lean principles in the organization's management
Isaac enjoys collaborating with his clients and colleagues; and experimenting
with innovative approaches to increasing the value, flexibility and joy involved
in delivering exceptional solutions.
Isaac is a certified PMP and Scrum Master / Practitioner. He holds a B.S.
in Information Management and a Masters in Business Administration. In his
free time you will find Isaac at the park with his twin sons or on the golf
course destroying his self esteem.