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think small, move fast, and embrace agility: Agile Teams with Zikiria Chaudhary

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • World Learning, 1015 15th Street NW, 7th Floor


  • ISPI Potomac Member but student or retired
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What does it mean to be Agile? How is an agile team different from an integrated team? What’s all the fuss about and how can I see if agile will help me and my teams?

About our session

At the heart of Agility is a fundamental behavior change that encourages continuous feedback loops, iterative & incremental development to deliver customer value. The challenge lies in training and influencing teams to think small, move fast, and embrace AGILITY.

In this interactive session, we will explore how to guide teams through an Agile journey in Three Acts.

Act One: Setting the Stage for an Agile Discussion

An overview of what it means to be Agile; an introduction to the Agile Manifesto and how the 12 Principles of Agile are used in real teams to think small and deliver more.

Act Two: Changing hearts and minds to say it with Scrum

An introduction to the Scrum Framework - how to move fast with Scrum. We will explore the Scrum roles of the Product Owner, Scrum Master, and Scrum Team and how these roles accelerate performance.

Act Three: Using Scrum to embrace Agility

An introduction to Scrum Team collaboration - Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Backlog Review, Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives.

Epilogue: Applying Scrum from day one.

About Zikiria

Zikiria Chaudhary is an Agilist with experience connecting stakeholders to deliver value and empower organizations. He develops innovative products by working with enterprise teams from ideation to delivery. His client work focuses on product management, program/change management, strategic analysis, performance innovation, and training. Zikiria's work has culminated into a performance innovation technique for rapid prototyping, smart design, and fast development of products/services. Zikiria’s clients span Financial Services, Information Technology, Consumer Products, Government, Education, and International Development industries. Currently, he serves as President and Chief Agilist of CITAZ LLC, where ideas become reality. Zikiria is also volunteering to create the ISPI Potomac Innovation Institute.


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