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Using Lean Thinking to Manifest Agility

  • 19 May 2010
  • 5:30 PM - 8:29 PM
  • Starbucks Support Center

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AWC hosts Using Lean Thinking to Manifest Agility with Alan Shalloway, industry thought leader and NetObjectives founder and CEO.

Improve your project management processes by attending our May meeting featuring Alan Shalloway, an expert in Lean and Agile project concepts and methods. Alan’s talk will include:

  • Description of the basis of Lean Thinking
  • How assessing the project timeline can help you determine process improvements
  • How to take a systematic approach while respecting the people doing the work
  • Case study review

Speaker
Alan Shalloway is the founder of Net Objectives, Bellevue WA.  Alan, who has almost 40 years experience as an industry thought leader, helps companies transition to Lean and Agile methods enterprise-wide and teaches  courses in Lean, Kanban, Scrum, Design Patterns, and Object-Orientation. He has developed training and coaching methods that have helped his clients achieve long-term, sustainable productivity gains.  He speaks at conferences worldwide and is the primary author of Design Patterns Explained: A New Perspective on Object-Oriented Design; Lean-Agile Pocket Guide for Scrum Teams; and Lean-Agile Software Development: Achieving Enterprise Agility. He is currently writing Essential Skills for the Agile Developer.  Alan has a Masters from M.I.T. and a Masters in Mathematics from Emory University.

Presentation Slides
Here is a link to Alan's slides. Note that you will need to register with NetObjectives to access the notes. Registration is free, quick, and painless, and will give you access to lots of other free resources.  AWC Webmaster can personally vouch that they take your privacy very seriously.

Time/Date
Wednesday, May 19, 2010

  • 5:30-7pm: Registration, networking, and dinner
  • 7-8:30pm: Presentation, Q&A, and networking

Location
Starbucks Support Center (map)
Mezza Cafe Conference Room - Third Floor
2401 Utah Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98134
Free parking in the lot in front of Starbucks/Sears.


Registration Policies

  • We accept reservations up to and including the day of the meeting.
  • Only cash and checks are accepted at the door of the event.
  • We gladly take cancellations up to the 3rd day before the meeting.
  • For paid meetings, no-shows will be charged.

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