Agile Arizona 2017

Arizona's regional Agile Conference

Infusionsoft, Chandler, AZ

Oct 13, Fri - Full day Conference
Oct 12, Thu - Pre-conference Workshops

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At a glance

The conference distilled into the six essentials TL;DRs

Location

Infusionsoft,
Chandler, AZ

Dates

Oct 13 - Full day Conference
Oct 12 - Pre-conference Workshops

Tickets

Affordable Tickets starting at $69
incl. breakfast, lunch & snacks

Speakers

25+ national and local Experts,
Coaches & Trainers

Workshops

Select from 8 half-day
Pre-conference Workshops

Attendees

You and 300+ fellow Practitioners
& Enthusiasts

Meet Your Speakers

Allow us introduce you to your keynote, session and workshop speakers.
Click on the speaker or talk title to find out more.

Keynote

Richard Sheridan - Speaking at Agile Arizona

Richard Sheridan

CEO, Menlo Innovations

Joy, Inc. author Richard Sheridan is also the CEO, Chief Storyteller and co-founder of Menlo Innovations.

Build a Workplace People Love — Just add Joy

 Session Slides

Workshop Speakers

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Heidi Helfand

Director of Engineering Excellence, Procore Technologies

Author of Dynamic Reteaming. Co-Active coach.

Leadership starts with listening: Coaching techniques to amplify your impact

Jennifer Bonine

VP, Global Delivery and Solutions,
tap|QA, Inc.

 
 

Transitioning to Agile Leadership
 

Kalpesh Shah

Director of Agile Transformation, IntraEdge

Culture Hacker, Enterprise Agile Transformation Coach, Speaker, avid Sketchnoter & Design Thinker

Mastering Product Management: Move your skills to the next level

Michael Hall

Senior Agile Coach & Trainer, Agile Velocity

Michael is a Senior Agile Coach/Trainer at Agile Velocity with 15 years of Agile transformation experience.

Lean Startup Workshop: Experiment-Driven Development

Michael Vizdos

Managing Director, Vizdos Enterprises, LLC

Entrepreneur, Innovator, Author and Scrum Master In Residence at Virginia Commonwealth University

Scrum in the Real World -- Focus. #deliver

Peter Green

Agile Coach and Trainer, Agile For All

Passionate CST helping people find deep engagement, and a professional trumpet player, composer, and recording engineer, husband, & father of five great kids.

Agile Approaches to Change in your Personal and Organizational Life

Richard Kasperowski

Agile Trainer and Coach

Great Teams and Results | Agile | Open Space Technology | Core Protocols | CoderDojo

Building Great Teams: Culture and Core Protocols

Richard Lawrence

Co-owner, Agile Trainer and Coach, Agile For All

I train & coach humans to collaborate more effectively w/ other humans to do complex work.

80/20 Product Ownership: Slicing at Every Level of Detail

Session Speakers

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Allison Pollard

Agile Coach & Principal Consultant, Improving

Agile coach helping people discover their agile instincts and develop their coaching abilities. Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, foodie, & glasses wearer

Brewing Great Agile Team Dynamics – No More Bitter Beer Face Communications

 Session Slides

Barry Forrest

Principal Consultant,
Improving

Agilist, scrum master, software developer, shutter-bug, accomplished beerknurd, & award winning home brewer

Brewing Great Agile Team Dynamics – No More Bitter Beer Face Communications

 Session Slides

Cat Swetel

Agile & Lean Consultant

Once described as the Altoids of Lean-Agile feminism.

The Agile Metrics You Should Use but Don't
 

Christine Novello

Associate Director, Digital Engineering / Agile Center of Excellence, Cognizant

A passionate Scrum/Agile/Lean practitioner and Enterprise Agile Coach; also the lead singer in a Classic Rock band… though not always at the same time.

Lean and Agile: It's not just for Software Anymore

Derek Neighbors

CTO,
Tanga

Derek Neighbors helps people improve their personal capacity and reach their goals.

Blockbuster Product Management

 Session Slides

Dimitri Ponomareff

Enterprise Coach, Torak Agile Coaching

Results oriented coach who always challenges clients and audiences to rethink their boundaries and achieve greater results.

Agile Organizational Design & Kanban Flow

 Session Slides

Gus Felderhoff

Senior Principal Consultant, Valore Partners

 

The Words we Use

 Session Slides

Harry Koehnemann

Director of Technology, 321 Gang

Certified SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT), recognized contributor to SAFe for Lean Software & Systems v4, and SAFe Fellow.

Identifying the Ten Essential Elements to a Scaled Agile Adoption

Heidi Helfand

Director of Engineering Excellence, Procore Technologies

Author of Dynamic Reteaming. Co-Active coach.

Dynamic Reteaming: The Art & Wisdom of Changing Teams

Ingrid Sutherland

Enterprise Agile Coach, IntraEdge

Agile Ninja specializing in enterprise transformations from soup to nuts with a focus on cultural revolution.

Scaling to the "carpet side" or outside software

 Session Slides

Jeremy Wood

Sr. Agile Coach and Delivery Manager, MATRIX

Coaching from a unique blend of experiential and academic backgrounds with a focus on the 'why', not blind process. #nosecondhandagile

Mob Programming: Without Torches and Pitchforks

 Session Slides

Jonathan Cottrell

Director of Marketing, IntraEdge

 

UX is for Everyone

 Session Slides

Kalpesh Shah

Director of Agile Transformation, IntraEdge

Culture Hacker, Enterprise Agile Transformation Coach, Speaker, avid Sketchnoter & Design Thinker

Outcome Over Output: Don't Be A Backlog Lumberjack!

Larry Apke

Agile Program Manager, Oracle

#Agile Coach (CSM, CSP) looking to change the world!

Building in Quality: The Beauty of Behavior Driven Development

 Session Slides

Larry Cummings

Senior Atlassian Consultant, Isos Technology

#community_oriented #creative #digital_product_developer #digital_product_manager #quick_witted

Lessons From Implementing Agile Across the Entire Product Lifecycle

 Session Slides

Michael Callahan

Agile Coach & SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4), SolutionsIQ

Michael's experience is long and varied and brings a holistic and pragmatic approach to implementing agile in organizations of all shapes and sizes.

Scaling Agile – There's no One-Size-Fits-All

Michael Hall

Senior Agile Coach & Trainer, Agile Velocity

Michael is a Senior Agile Coach/Trainer at Agile Velocity with 15 years of Agile transformation experience.

10 Steps to a Successful Enterprise Agile Transformation - the Precipitous Path to Predictability!

 Session Slides

Michael Vizdos

Managing Director, Vizdos Enterprises, LLC

Entrepreneur, Innovator, Author and Scrum Master In Residence at Virginia Commonwealth University

Scrum In School -- Focus. #deliver

 Session Slides

Michelle Swartz

Vice President, Global Infrastructure, American Express

 

Implementing Agile Everywhere

 Session Slides

Nirmaljeet Malhotra

Enterprise Agile Coach, Improving

Nirmal is passionate about addressing problems and challenges associated with agile adoption in large complex organizations.

What's in your product toolbox? Using the right tools for creating hyper productive teams

Peter Green

Agile Coach and Trainer, Agile For All

Passionate CST helping people find deep engagement, and a professional trumpet player, composer, and recording engineer, husband, & father of five great kids.

The Leadership Circle: An Agile Framework for Leadership Development

Phil Ricci

Agile Coach; Principal Consultant, Agile Now

Phil Ricci is on a mission to help teams move into high performance territory and produce great results.

Accelerating your Team at the Temple of Vroom

 Session Slides

Reese Schmit

Agile Coach, Agile Velocity

Reese has worn many hats: ScrumMaster, JIRA nerd, Agile Coach. She strives to help organizations continuously improve and drive positive change through empathy.

Why Are We Stuck? Getting back to Continuous Improvement

 Session Slides

Richard Kasperowski

Agile Trainer and Coach

Great Teams and Results | Agile | Open Space Technology | Core Protocols | CoderDojo

Power Games for High-performance Team Culture

Richard Lawrence

Co-owner, Agile Trainer and Coach, Agile For All

I train & coach humans to collaborate more effectively w/ other humans to do complex work.

Growing Your Facilitation Skills

 Session Slides +  Handout

Richard Sheridan - Speaking at Agile Arizona

Richard Sheridan

CEO, Menlo Innovations

Joy, Inc. author Richard Sheridan is also the CEO, Chief Storyteller and co-founder of Menlo Innovations.

Improving alignment in your project team.

Thene Sheehy

Program Manager, Center for Enablement, PetSmart

Agile Transformation Coach, Scrum Master/Trainer, Leader, Program Manager - PMP, ACP, CSP, and others. Delivery of great solutions via agile thinking & methods.

The Agility Continuum

 Session Slides

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