If you are looking for a speaker for your next conference, local chapter meeting, or professional development event, let us know. We strive to provide practical, insightful, and entertaining presentations on a variety of topics such as:
- Product ownership techniques
- Business analysis techniques
- Focusing on Outcome over Output
- Building Shared Understanding
- Making Decisions
Find out more about our most recent presentations:
Session Description Have you ever found yourself working as part of a large program with a lot of activity but not much progress? It could be rewriting a 20 year old system, customizing a COTS application, or building a data warehouse. You may have been told that adopting agile approaches will help you deliver those […]
Stakeholders can be a problematic concept. During the AMA session at ATX BADD 2020 Kent answered questions about working with stakeholders.
This session introduces example mapping, a technique that helps you structure your conversations and build a shared understanding.
Overview Effective product ownership focuses your team on outcome over output, builds shared understanding, and makes sure decisions get made. These activities are key to building the right thing and not building things that aren’t needed. When your teams are separated from each other, or your product owners are separated from your teams, those activities […]
This presentation covers seven things business analysts need to know about agile and how you can use that knowledge to thrive as a business analyst.
A common piece of advice is that your team should discover the true need of your project. Unfortunately advice on how to make that happen isn’t as prevalent. In this session you’ll have a chance to practice a simple technique to get to the core of what your stakeholders need that has been around for over 2000 years – Socratic questioning.
Explore the difference between efficiency and effectiveness and learn 3 simple, yet powerful, techniques that can help your team be more effective.
This session provides you more insight into the product owner role including 3 habits of highly effective product people and 4 models of product ownership.
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