Executive Agile Forum - Agile Adoption—Where’s the Payoff?

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Agile Adoption—Where’s the Payoff?

 

Financial Payback of Agile Adoption, Jorgen Hesselberg

Agility enables organizations to quickly adapt to changing market conditions. This sounds attractive, but what is the financial impact of increasing the ability to deal with uncertainty? In this interactive talk, Jorgen Hesselberg will explain in plain language and through concrete examples how building a learning organization and maximizing embedded flexibility not only reduces waste, but dramatically improves the ROI of an organization’s initiatives and projects.

Jorgen Hesselberg is the Senior Manager of Enterprise Agile Adoption at Nokia. With over fifteen years of experience in a variety of business environments, Jorgen specializes in helping companies achieve value through strong leadership and effecve project management processes and techniques. As Director of Agile Alliance’s Agile Adoption program and speaker at international conferences, Jorgen is a recognized thought leader of Agile Enterprise Transformation.

 

Enterprise Benefits of Agile Adoption, Sally Elatta

Are you practicing Agile methods but wondering how you can take Agile and Lean methods to the Enterprise Level? Does your organization approve too many projects without understanding capacity? Do you 'push' and multi-task several projects at the same time using the same team members? This short presentation will give you a glimpse into the Enterprise benefits of stable teams and Agile Portfolio Mgmt. Please watch this video before the session: http://bit.ly/VT4gCC 

Sally Elatta is the President of Agile Transformation and an Enterprise Agile Coach.  Sally has taught thousands and coached dozens of organizations through their Agile Transformation journey.  She is the Agile Expert for the PMI Learning, Education and Development (LEAD) community of practice, hosts a popular 'Transforming to Agile' webinar series on PMI.org, and she is a frequent speaker at PMI and Agile conferences.  

 

The Executive Agile Forum is a meeting of Chicago Area Leaders who are passionate about agile, and who meet to network and share their experience to foster greater Agile Adoption in Chicago.  Please forward this invitation to senior managers who are (or could be) passionate about Agile Adoption and want to connect with like-minded individuals.

 

Networking will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the session will start promptly at Noon. Lunch is included (please let us know of any dietary restrictions).