Agile + DevOps West 2021 Concurrent Session : Tightening the Nuts and Bolts of Agile at Scale Program Management

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Tightening the Nuts and Bolts of Agile at Scale Program Management

Applying Agile ways of working to large complex programs involves more than merely teaching your teams to sprint. It requires the building blocks of strategic planning, road mapping, and backlog prioritization to properly plan the work and deliver customer-centric value. In this session we will look at these essential components of Agile at Scale Program Management to successfully deliver large, complex solutions that entail both custom development and large, off-the-shelf COTS programs. Specifically, we will discuss the following topics:
1. How to apply Agile principles to At Scale Solution Delivery
2. Develop an understanding of how to link strategy to execution to ensure alignment
3. Understand how to develop the proper structure for the Portfolio & Program backlogs
4. Define Requirements Based on the Agile Hierarchy
5. Executing using the Solution Roadmap & PI Plan

Jean Dahl

Jean Dahl is a collaborative, outcomes-driven senior executive, author, recognized thought leader, speaker, and serial entrepreneur who is passionate about building adaptive and responsive Lean enterprises that exploit change to seize greater and greater levels of agility. She regularly consults with her clients, ranging from Lean startups to corporate giants, to help develop disruptive mindsets, using Lean and Agile principles and thinking to help them continuously improve, learn, and evolve in our 21st century global economy. Ms. Dahl is also the author of two books on leadership: Leading Lean: Ensuring Success and Developing a Framework for Leadership (O’Reilly Media, 2019) and The Making of an Agile Leader (O’Reilly Media, 2018). She also holds the following certifications: PMI PMP, PMI ACP, the Scaled Agile Professional Consultant (SPC) and is a LSSMBB.