Are you currently transitioning to Agile methodologies, considering Agile methodologies or just interested in learning about it? Come to the MPUG Chapter Meeting on May 14th where we will hold an informative panel discussion with Project Managers that have made that transition to Agile Project Management. They will share their insight on issues and information on Agile management mindset, experiences and the benefits of Agile.
During this event, students will learn...
- What Agile Methodology is
- How Agile Methodology differs from traditional methodology and PMBOK
- What the benefits are when using Agile Methodology
Robert Kirkman, PMP, PMI-ACP
Robert Kirkman is currently the VP of Professional Development for the Central Indiana Chapter of PMI. In that role, he provides strategic guidance to five committees: education, program, career development, and mentoring. As a long-time Chapter volunteer & leader, he has provided many innovative ideas and solutions to various committee issues and situations. When he found a need existed within the Chapter for a Mentoring and Remote Site program, he spearheaded the effort to create and develop them. He has been a life-long learner, is PMP certified with 10 years of experience and most recently became the first person in the Chapter to achieve the PMI-ACP Agile Certified Practitioner certification. At a point in his career when others are slowing down, Robert is just getting started, adding to his degrees & experience in management, electronics, and HVAC by continuing graduate studies in Communication and Information Technology at Ball State University and developing a new career as a implementation coach, facilitator, and presenter.
Lori Priller, SPHR, PMP, Managing Partner, Indy Agilistas
Lori Priller has been balancing people, process, and products within HR and IT for over 20 years. As if SPHR, PMP, and Scrum designations are not enough, she's also the tireless founder and promoter of the Indianapolis Chapter of the Agile Leadership Network (ALN). She is passionate about transforming individuals, teams and organizations into high performing teams and moving organizational culture towards achieving lean, efficient, and effective processes. Her diverse experience underlies her insights and appreciation for how organizations, departments and the people fit together to truly deliver value and align with the company's strategic goals. In fact, Lori has been one of the first SPHR to be approved for all 60 CEU towards re-certification with her agile activities.
Tony Piazza, PMP, PMI-ACP, Project Advisor/Agile Team Lead-BC Forward,
President – PMI-CIC
Tony Piazza is certified as a PMP and PMI-ACP and works with organizations and teams to achieve results through proven project management approaches and by helping them to look within to see what really works for their organizations. Tony currently works at BC Forward, consulting on the Eli Lilly engagement leading and coaching teams in the R&D portfolio. Tony also serves as President of the PMI Central Indiana Chapter, and is also a past president of the User Experience Professionals Association Indiana Chapte