Schedule

  • Jump Start: Getting Started with Agile or Scrum
    8:00 - 9:00
    Registration & Continental Breakfast
    george
    9:00 - 10:15
    Keynote George Labelle
    "There are no Short Cuts: the good, bad and ugly truth about Agile Transformation" Management guru, Peter Drucker, once wrote that “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Drucker believed that culture was the principle cause and predictor of profitability in the business world. Today, we see that Drucker was right. Companies that outperform their competition do so because of great cultures. But what is culture and why is it so elusive? How much time are you spending creating a vibrant, engaged and healthy culture? Better yet, how do you create a vibrant, engaged and innovative culture? In 2006, George Labelle, CIO of Independent Purchasing Cooperative, set out to change the culture of his technology team from one of stagnation, frustration and disengagement to one where high-performing teams could create incredibly valuable technology assets. In George’s keynote address, he’ll share the good, the bad, and the ugly about what it took to transform his culture to where it is today: the foundational driver for hyper-productive technology teams. He’ll discuss how to spot a great culture, the leadership blunders that doom culture change and what you and your teams can do today to ensure that your agile transformation will be a huge success.
    10:15 - 10:30
    Break
    abrahamanthonyalonzodulcemejiamarksteven
    10:30 - 11:30
    Panel Discussion
    Every Agile transformation includes pulling out the right approach or framework from the Agile toolkit. Join this panel discussion as leaders from IPC share which approaches were most effective for their respective parts of the organization in adopting a more agile approach.
    11:30 - 12:30
    Lunch
    jeffjerry
    12:30 - 1:20
    Agile Adoption Helpful Hints
    Join us for a discussion with two of Thrivent’s Agile Adoption leaders to hear what is working and what has not work so well in their continuing Agile transformation journey. Leverage what Jerry and Jeff have learned at Thrivent to help get your program up and running.
    1:20 - 1:30
    Break
    evanstacey
    1:30 - 2:20
    5 Easy Ways to get started with Scrum at Home
    Have you used Scrum at work and wondered how you can get started at home? If life outside of work is feeling chaotic, Scrum may help you feel better organized and empower your kids. During this session, Stacey Ackerman, agile coach, and her 11-year-old son, Evan, will share how they started using Scrum to manage household chores. Before you leave, you will learn 5 easy ways to jump start Scrum in your home.
    2:20 - 2:30
    Break
    courtney
    2:30 - 3:30
    Jump start from the Product Owner Perspective
    Wondering how to jump start Agile or Scrum with a new team at your organization? This session will cover how to start, key success factors, and common pitfalls. As part of this discussion we’ll cover gaining alignment with your leader, team, and key business stakeholders across the organization from the PO perspective.
    3:30 - 5:00
    On Site Happy Hour
  • Organizational Agility: Perspectives for Agile Leaders
    8:00 - 9:00
    Registration & Continental Breakfast
    george
    9:00 - 10:15
    Keynote George Labelle
    "There are no Short Cuts: the good, bad and ugly truth about Agile Transformation" Management guru, Peter Drucker, once wrote that “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Drucker believed that culture was the principle cause and predictor of profitability in the business world. Today, we see that Drucker was right. Companies that outperform their competition do so because of great cultures. But what is culture and why is it so elusive? How much time are you spending creating a vibrant, engaged and healthy culture? Better yet, how do you create a vibrant, engaged and innovative culture? In 2006, George Labelle, CIO of Independent Purchasing Cooperative, set out to change the culture of his technology team from one of stagnation, frustration and disengagement to one where high-performing teams could create incredibly valuable technology assets. In George’s keynote address, he’ll share the good, the bad, and the ugly about what it took to transform his culture to where it is today: the foundational driver for hyper-productive technology teams. He’ll discuss how to spot a great culture, the leadership blunders that doom culture change and what you and your teams can do today to ensure that your agile transformation will be a huge success.
    10:15 - 10:30
    Break
    abrahamanthonyalonzodulcemejiamarksteven
    10:30 - 11:30
    Panel Discussion
    Every Agile transformation includes pulling out the right approach or framework from the Agile toolkit. Join this panel discussion as leaders from IPC share which approaches were most effective for their respective parts of the organization in adopting a more agile approach.
    11:30 - 12:30
    Lunch
    tom
    12:30 - 1:20
    How to Sell your CIO on Scrum
    Transforming your workplace is complex. Without Executive buy-in, it can be almost impossible. Tom Auld has lived on both sides of this paradox. Come hear his 360 degree view of this opportunity. Expect to walk away with ideas and techniques on how to help get your transformation on the right track.
    1:20 - 1:30
    Break
    dave-knoll
    1:30 - 2:20
    Leading an Organization to Agile & Scrum: An Unexpected Journey
    Please join Dave Knoll as he describes his journey leading H.B. Fuller in the first successful Scrum implementation including all facets of the product. Topics include achieving buy-in of Agile and Scrum in an ingrained waterfall culture, why understanding the financials is so important and developing a high-performing team to show value on a daily basis to consistently reinforce positive change. These topics are key to transforming an organization from thinking about application development projects as line items on financial statements to the strategic assets that can drive company growth.
    2:20 - 2:30
    Break
    angela
    2:30 - 3:30
    Are you a Credible Agile Leader?
    Many leaders today seek to hop on the Agile bandwagon in order to appear current with modern work trends. So why are there so many "fake" Agile adoptions? Failed Agile adoptions? Agile "in name only" firms? Join us for this session as we explore why credibility is so vital to a successful Agile adoption or transformation.
    3:30 - 5:00
    On Site Happy Hour
  • Not Just for I.T.: Scrum and Agile Outside of Software
    8:00 - 9:00
    Registration & Continental Breakfast
    george
    9:00 - 10:15
    Keynote George Labelle
    "There are no Short Cuts: the good, bad and ugly truth about Agile Transformation" Management guru, Peter Drucker, once wrote that “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Drucker believed that culture was the principle cause and predictor of profitability in the business world. Today, we see that Drucker was right. Companies that outperform their competition do so because of great cultures. But what is culture and why is it so elusive? How much time are you spending creating a vibrant, engaged and healthy culture? Better yet, how do you create a vibrant, engaged and innovative culture? In 2006, George Labelle, CIO of Independent Purchasing Cooperative, set out to change the culture of his technology team from one of stagnation, frustration and disengagement to one where high-performing teams could create incredibly valuable technology assets. In George’s keynote address, he’ll share the good, the bad, and the ugly about what it took to transform his culture to where it is today: the foundational driver for hyper-productive technology teams. He’ll discuss how to spot a great culture, the leadership blunders that doom culture change and what you and your teams can do today to ensure that your agile transformation will be a huge success.
    10:15 - 10:30
    Break
    abrahamanthonyalonzodulcemejiamarksteven
    10:30 - 11:30
    Panel Discussion
    Every Agile transformation includes pulling out the right approach or framework from the Agile toolkit. Join this panel discussion as leaders from IPC share which approaches were most effective for their respective parts of the organization in adopting a more agile approach.
    11:30 - 12:30
    Lunch
    christian2
    12:30 - 1:20
    Scrum for Everyone
    Description: Can Scrum work outside of software? Yes! Scrum is a framework to deliver any work faster. People the world over are using Scrum to manage sales teams, hardware production, flip houses and even to manage their own household. Join us to learn about how this simple framework can be used to increase productivity in any setting.
    1:20 - 1:30
    Break
    kristinstephanievivian
    1:30 - 2:20
    Scrum for a Marketing Team
    Learn how the marketing team from Thrivent Federal Credit Union made the transition to working Agile and adopting the daily scrum into their work and process. In this discussion, you will hear about the team’s experiences before Agile, the challenges and findings of adopting Agile, and how it has changed the way they work together.
    2:20 - 2:30
    Break
    stu
    2:30 - 3:30
    How an Automation Company uses Agile to Advance its Purpose and Culture
    Description: In this session Stuart Giere shares the Nova-Tech story. He will share failed outcomes that resulted from traditional management structures and process as well as their successes once they found Scrum and Agile. Join Stuart to learn how Nova-Tech is driving autonomy and accountability to the Scrum Teams, flattening management structure and how they are poising the culture to continue to move in a positive direction to ensure continued success.
    3:30 - 5:00
    On Site Happy Hour
  • Advanced Scrum: Deep End of the ScrumMaster or Product Owner Pool
    8:00 - 9:00
    Registration & Continental Breakfast
    george
    9:00 - 10:15
    Keynote George Labelle
    "There are no Short Cuts: the good, bad and ugly truth about Agile Transformation" Management guru, Peter Drucker, once wrote that “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Drucker believed that culture was the principle cause and predictor of profitability in the business world. Today, we see that Drucker was right. Companies that outperform their competition do so because of great cultures. But what is culture and why is it so elusive? How much time are you spending creating a vibrant, engaged and healthy culture? Better yet, how do you create a vibrant, engaged and innovative culture? In 2006, George Labelle, CIO of Independent Purchasing Cooperative, set out to change the culture of his technology team from one of stagnation, frustration and disengagement to one where high-performing teams could create incredibly valuable technology assets. In George’s keynote address, he’ll share the good, the bad, and the ugly about what it took to transform his culture to where it is today: the foundational driver for hyper-productive technology teams. He’ll discuss how to spot a great culture, the leadership blunders that doom culture change and what you and your teams can do today to ensure that your agile transformation will be a huge success.
    10:15 - 10:30
    Break
    abrahamanthonyalonzodulcemejiamarksteven
    10:30 - 11:30
    Panel Discussion
    Every Agile transformation includes pulling out the right approach or framework from the Agile toolkit. Join this panel discussion as leaders from IPC share which approaches were most effective for their respective parts of the organization in adopting a more agile approach.
    11:30 - 12:30
    Lunch
    Enjoy a nice lunch
    gabbertdee
    12:30 - 1:20
    Advanced ScrumMaster: Tools to Up your Coaching Game
    Good ScrumMasters understand that they are the active facilitator and coach to the Product Owner, Development Team and the Organization. But how do great ScrumMasters execute these responsibilities? In this session Dee Rhoda and Dean Gabbert share two of their favorite tools: Listening Levels and The Arc of the Coaching Conversation. Join this session to learn how to take your ScrumMaster game from good to great!
    1:20 - 1:30
    Break
    chris
    1:30 - 2:20
    The Company’s Value Hyperdrive was Malfunctioning: How tying Financial Metrics with Scrum fixed our System
    We were executing. The Scrum team running and we were getting our Backlog Items finished during each Sprint in the order I prescribed. This should have turned into major business value for the organization and put us on a trajectory toward light speed! All we had to do was engage the hyperdrive and we would be off…well…something was wrong. We weren’t driving the business value we were looking for…Why? Then we applied cost and return metrics and overlaid forecasting models against the velocity and capacity of our Scrum team. Join us to learn how we started seeing some “out of this world” results!
    2:20 - 2:30
    Break
    tess
    2:30 - 3:30
    Why Scrum Does Not Work: Taking a Deeper look at the “stew” that makes up our Scrum Teams.
    Beyond IQ and personalities, learn more about how Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence and Human Development Theories help us understand our cross-functional teams, so that we can help them increase their ability to work together and improve on the outcomes they are asked to achieve.
    3:30 - 5:00
    On Site Happy Hour

Tickets

  • Scrum Day MN 2016
    99.00 USD

    Scrum in Reality
    If you are a Minnesota professional, who is currently using Scrum or Agile, interested in using Scrum or Agile or would like to learn more about what Scrum and Agile are and how it can help you manage your work – this event is for you.

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Location

  • Address
  • University of Minnesota College of Continuing Education 1890 Buford Ave St. Paul, MN 55108
  • Email
  • dean@coleadteam.com
  • Phone
  • 612.750.9805