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Agile Birmingham - August Meeting

Dates
2 Aug 2011
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Location TBA
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Birmingham, AL 35244
United States

Contact Information
Brian M. Rabon, CST, PMP
Email Brian M. Rabon, CST, PMP

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Summary

Calling all Agile/Scrum practitioners in the Birmingham and surrounding areas. Agile Birmingham is a user group devoted to raising awareness and acceptance of agile practices. We believe in being good stewards of our company’s capital investments and are committed to delivering maximum business value for every project dollar spent.

Agenda: Tuesday, August 2, 2011

  • 6:00 - 6:15 pm - Meet, greet & eat - free food provided by CCCI!
  • 6:15 - 6:25 pm - Group updates and attendee input
  • 6:25 - 7:25 pm - Personal Kanban
  • 7:25 - 7:30 pm - Meeting conclusion

Top Reasons To Attend:

  • Learn why Agile is quickly becoming “the” way to get work done
  • Come learn who else in Birmingham is in “the know” about Agile

Presentation: Personal Kanban – Mapping Work | Navigating Life
Based on the book by Jim Benson, this presentation will look at how Personal Kanban is more than just about increasing productivity. Personal Kanban is about choosing the right work at the right time. Recognizing why we do the things we do. Understanding the impact of our actions. Creating value – not just product. For ourselves, our families, our friends and our co-workers.

Presenter: Kate Megaw, CSM, PMP
Kate is a Certified ScrumMaster with over 10 years of industry experience. With a background in project management and training, Kate has spent much of her career managing and leading teams for global companies like XcitekSolutionsPlus (XSP). She is a frequent presenter at PMI chapter events and a guest speaker at the UAB Post Graduate IEM program at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Kate has successfully implemented Scrum at multiple companies and experienced firsthand the benefits that Agile Project Management can bring.