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NTT DATA

1660 International Drive

McLean, VA 22102

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This course provides an introduction to the Kanban process improvement methodology, with a focus on its implementation for use by software development teams and other knowledge workers. It is intended for teams, project managers and product managers and begins with a short overview of Kanban, when it is appropriate to be used, and why it can be beneficial to organizations that use it. The course covers the core principles of Kanban, key practices for implementing Kanban.

Topics covered:

  • Identifying services

  • Push systems vs. Pull systems

  • Identifying inventory and sunk cost

  • The benefit of visual systems

  • The magic of work-in-progress limits

  • Basic flow metrics, including Cumulative Flow Diagrams

  • Kanban vs Scrum within Agile

About Your Trainer

Melinda Solomon is the president of Middlegrass Consulting. She is training professional who has created educational programs catering to diverse international audiences in a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, biotech, and government. She has worked with organizational transformations to implement lean principles and agile methodologies in highly regulated environments. She has designed and delivered training in more than 30 countries in support of dozens of federal agencies.
She has led the USCIS Agile Training Program for 5 years and has taught Agile classes to over 3000 students and specializes in communicating about responsible agile transformation. She holds a Masters degree in International Education, CSM, PMP, Accredited Kanban Trainer and was a Fulbright Fellow for the State Dept.

Class Logistics

The class will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at at 1660 International Dr, A Level, Mclean, Virginia, 22102 just two blocks from the Greensboro metro station on the Silver line. Free parking is available. The registration cost for this two-day course is inclusive of all taxes and certification fees. Payment can be made online via credit card or you may request that Middlegrass invoice you if you have an existing billing arrangement.

Cancellation Policy

Students submitting cancellation requests 7 business days or more prior to the start of the course are entitled to a full refund. Students submitting cancellation requests less than 7 business days prior to the start of the course will be issued a credit toward a future Agile on the Weekend training course. The credit will be equal to the amount paid for the initial course less any applicable fees. Should the organizer cancel the course for any reason, each registered student will be refunded 100% of the registration cost they paid.

FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is free visitor parking in front of the building. It is walkable from the Greensboro metro stop on the Silver Line.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact melinda@middlegrass.com

What's the refund policy?

Full refunds are availble 7 days prior to an event.


Do you have discounts for government attendees or business partners?

Yes! Just contact us and let us know your circumstance. If you are a federal or local government employee, or are employed with one of the Agile on the Weekend partners, we have a coupon code for you!

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NTT DATA

1660 International Drive

McLean, VA 22102

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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