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01
NOV
2010

Scrum Gathering Amsterdam – Nov 15th to Nov 17th

If you are looking for me in November, you can find me in Amsterdam!  I will be attending the Scrum Gathering and will be leading two really interesting sessions. Powerful Questions: picking the right question or reframing an issue can introduce a profound shift in the...
18
OCT
2010

Musings on (Agile) Metrics

Last week I attended a really interesting session at Agile Open NoCal about what are good metrics for Agile teams.  Since I spent a lot of time thinking about this when working with Cardinal Health on their Design Excellence program, here are some thoughts I have. Metrics are a...
15
OCT
2010

Speaking @ USC Code Camp – Oct 23rd & Oct 24th

It is that time of the year again, time for a trip to USC for SoCal Code Camp.  Here are the topics that I submitted for this year’s event: Introduction to Scrum – Scrum is a framework for developing high-performing, self-organizing teams to deliver value to customers...
04
OCT
2010

Speaking @ PMI San Diego Soft Skills Breakfast on Oct 15th

I have been invited to speak to at the PMI San Diego soft skills breakfast group on the topic of Powerful Question.  The breakfast meeting is for project managers to learn new techniques and interpersonal skills and to network with their peers.  The meeting starts at 7:30 AM and...
01
OCT
2010

Sponsoring Agile Open California – Oct 11th & 12th

This year Look Forward Consulting is a Silver Level Sponsor for Agile Open Northern California.  As a sponsor, I am very proud to be supporting the Agile community in California and would like to see the number of people doing good Agile grow. As in years past, the event will be...
15
SEP
2010

Innovation Games® at PMI Silicon Valley – Sept 21st 2010

Just wanted to alert folks I will be facilitating an Innovation Games® session at the PMI Silicon Valley 2010 Annual Symposium on Tuesday, Sept 21st from 3 PM to 5 PM.  The theme of the conference this year is “Beyond Project Success – Business Success” and I...
02
AUG
2010

Lean and Agile: Roommates, Married or Twins?

On August 11th from 9 AM to 10:30 AM, Gil Broza and I will be moderating an all-star line-up of Alan Shalloway, Jim Shore, Jean Tabaka and Mary Poppendieck who are panelists at the Agile 2010 conference.  Here is our summary of the panel: What is Lean? Is Lean the next “big...
01
APR
2010

The Scrum 50000 Mile Maintenance – April 28th

I will be offering a short seminar about Scrum for PMI San Diego at the end of the month.  I am looking forward to speaking to a new audience about Scrum and providing education on what Scrum really is and what it entails.  In this two-hour seminar, I will be building on the...
31
MAR
2010

Dissatisfied with Agile 20XX Conference Submission Process – Yet Again

It is that time of year again – waiting to see if your submission has been accepted to Agile 2010.  This year, it seems that stage producers are bit-by-bit releasing proposals that were accepted.  Since I did not get my magic email I can only presume that my submission was...
25
MAR
2010

Speaking at PMI San Diego Conference – May 13th & 14th

Just wanted to let folks know that I will be speaking at the PMI San Diego 2010 conference.  I will be running a full-day seminar on May 13th and a 60-minute tutorial on May 14th.  I am very excited about this opportunity and encourage folks to attend either day. Leaping to...