Agile: Your Tough Questions Answered
Monday, April 9, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
“Agile” has become a popular buzzword in project management. Yet, many complicated questions remain for organizations interested in learning about, and those starting to implement, agile techniques. In this presentation, you will learn about what “agile” really means in project management- what are the strengths of agile techniques, why are they so popular, and where and why they are used.
In this presentation, agile expert and author, Mark C. Layton, will avail himself for your tough questions, while focusing on the mechanics of empirical process control and how it enables a higher degree of control, better long-term planning capabilities, improved team efficiency and improved visibility between investment and tangible results.
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MARK LAYTON is an industry-recognized expert on project/program management and active coach on complex Agile implementations.
He is the Los Angeles chair for the Agile Project Leadership Network and the founder of Platinum Edge, Inc., an organization improvement company that supports businesses looking to strategically improve project ROI.
Mark holds MBAs from the University of California, Los Angeles, and the National University of Singapore; a B.Sc. (summa cum laude) in Behavioral Science from Pitzer College/University of La Verne; and an A.S. in Electronic Systems from the Air Force’s Air College. He is also a Distinguished Graduate of the Air Force’s Leadership School, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and a Certified Scrum Trainer.
He is the author of Wiley & Sons “Agile Project Management for Dummies” series and is a frequent speaker on Lean, Scrum and other agile solutions.