Agile Teams in Context:
Organizational Culture & Agile Project Management
Date and TimeTue, Jan 05, 2016 at 10AM Pacific / 1PM Eastern
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Agile is more than a project management method. It’s a culture. The good news is that it solves many of the sticking points with the old waterfall-based approaches to projects. It’s a matter of communication, communication, getting results and communication.
And yet, according to the 8th annual "State of Agile" survey conducted by Analysis.Net Research, when agile projects fail, it’s often because of issues related to culture and change resistance.
Based on our experience with LLAMA (the Lot Like Agile Methods Approach, Agile project management developed specifically for instructional design and development projects) and its implementation with our clients and colleagues around the world, we’ll put the Agile team in the organizational context:
- Fears & Motivators
Since so many of our colleagues are adopting and adapting Agile for the first time, we’ll help you pick the ideal project to get started with Agile and how to plant seeds for success.
About Megan Torrance
Megan has 20 years of experience in the learning industry, covering everything from instructional design, eLearning development, instructor-led training, technical writing, LMS deployment & system administration, to change management and project management. She has worked for clients in the chemical, information technology, manufacturing, medical, professional services, health insurance, healthcare, salon, and food & beverage industries.
As CEO (Chief Energy Officer) of TorranceLearning, Megan sets direction for instructional design, technical and media delivery, client relationships, team member development and overall business management. It's her job to make sure that everything is in place to deliver outstanding results to clients, build a rewarding environment for team members and establish deep roots in the community.