The session is an experience report that tells the PMI Agile Forum story in roughly chronological order.
Gerard Meszaros believes that we need to find the proper balance between upfront planning and decision deferring, explaining what should be going on from product conception to the user stories backlog
Brian Marick takes us through a quick tour of the most important values and challenges to adopting Agile successfully (they aren't the typical challenges and values we hear in the community).
Tamara Sulaiman shares templates, pictures, lessons learned for leveraging technology, managing multiple time zones, recommendations for metrics and reporting, and ideas for program level success.
Mike tackles the assumptions behind traditional project management and explore a more agile approach to managing time, cost, and scope.
Jeff briefly reviews the different ways that software is currently built and then describes how to create and use user personas to design and build software that has a better user experience.
We will explore how Kanban teams at SEP matured through the lens of the Dreyfus Model for Skill Acquisition.
Dean Leffingwell describes how agile methods are being successfully applied to enterprise-class development.
Brian Spears shares his company's experience adopting and evolving extreme programming over 9 years.
The presentation shows how to project realistic completion dates based on empirical observations based on Velocity for iterative methods and on Cumulative Flow for non-iterative methods.
Metrics at every level of the Agile organization receive scrutiny: Measuring value, team performance, progress, quality, and even code design attributes will be taken into consideration.
This talk gives practical tips for adopting an agile approach to planning, team interactions and risk management. When the culture shifts, teams achieve goals sooner and safety is greatly enhanced.