San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
6:30 to 7:00 PM - Dinner and Networking
7:00 to 8:30 PM - Presentation
Remember the time when you were part of a real team; the team members knew each others strengths and weaknesses, they were skilled at coordinating their activities, anticipating responses from others and pull together to support their team members. During this session we will look at the characteristics of a real team, identify the conditions an organization needs to create for creating a well functioning team that produces exceptional results and what managers and organization as a whole to do create such a team.
- What are the characteristics of a real team?
- What conditions an organization and managers needs to provide to create and maintain an effective team.
- What steps each roles in Agile team and the Management can take to create and maintain an effective team?
About the Speakers (Bob Payne and Manoj Vadakkan):
Bob Payne, VP of Enterprise Agile Consulting at LitheSpeed, is a leading proponent of Agile Methodologies and Agile Engineering Practices with 25 years of project management, software development, engineering and business experience. As an early adopter of Extreme Programming (XP), he has worked exclusively as an Agile Coach and practitioner since 1999. He has mentored and managed many projects ranging in size from five to over one hundred people.
As host of the Agile Toolkit podcast Bob has produced over 60 podcasts, recording a variety of industry leaders and Agile practitioners. He has been on the organizing committee of the Agile Software Development Conference in 2007 and 2008. He is cofounder of the Washington, DC XP Users Group. Bob is passionate about training development teams in the use of Agile Engineering Practices that allow them to deliver high quality software in an Agile, iterative and incremental manner. With a MSEE in Computer Architectures for Artificial Intelligence and having grown up working in his family restaurant, he brings a unique blend of technical excellence and customer service to bear on his projects and training.
Manoj Vadakkan is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and an Agile software development consultant. Manoj has experience in helping companies adopting an Agile way of working. He conducts Scrum trainings all over the world. Manoj has 20 years of experience in Software Development and Project Management. He shares his experiences by presenting at national and international conferences and by his active participation in the Washington DC Metro area Agile community as a leadership team member of Agile Leadership Network DC chapter (http://aplndc.com/) and a co-founder and organizer of the premier DC-area Agile conference, Agile DC (http://agiledc.org/). See more information about him at http://manoj.vadakkan.org/.
When & Where
ALN DC Chapter
Agile Leadership Network (ALN) Washington DC Area Chapter