AGILE IT Special Interest Group

Leverage shared ideas, best practices and expertise on business intelligence and analytics.

The Agile IT Special Interest Group (SIG) offers a forum to interact, share opinions and expertise, and leverage experiences. The SIG will address a variety of topics and issues pertinent to the successful deployment and operation of Agile methodologies and practices within IT teams.

The objective of this SIG is to serve as an educational and professional resource, as well as a support platform and network for Agile team leads, coaches and product owners. It will allow participants to glean validated operational paradigms, ideas and best practices from other member companies and adopt them to their own Agile environments.

This SIG was created for individuals leading information technology-specific Agile teams within UWEBC member companies. If you would like to learn more about the Agile IT SIG , please review the SIG's charter document and/or contact IT Practice Director Heidi Rozmiarek at or

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Agile IT Special Interest Group Web Meeting 

Conflict – The Hidden Fuel for Your Agile Success 
February 22, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Learn tactics for turning conflict into collaboration, even in high-stakes situations, to enable a successful Agile transformation. This meeting will be held via web only. 

Have you ever felt frustrated by conflict and opposition? Wondered why great ideas you bring to your team or organization get ignored, and impediments are created by people who “just don’t get it?” Have you noticed that teaching agile doesn’t create the buy-in you need to make progress? Would you like to fix that, to be able to turn conflict into collaboration, even in high stakes situations? If this resonates with you and your team join Joel Foner, Results Improvement Coach, for an interactive discussion on how to turn conflict into collaboration.

About Joel Foner Joel helps people who are frustrated by conflict to build skills to change conflict into collaboration easily and with low stress, even in highly resistant environments. Joel has years of experience as an agile practitioner and ICAgile instructor, management and leadership coach, and brings an uncommon mix of technical, business, human systems and group psychology skills to organizational, team and personal results improvement.

Participate in Customizing the Agenda: Help shape our presentation content – and maximize its relevance for you – by suggesting topics of interest when you register.

Agenda Items:
10:00 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
10:15 AM Conflict – The Hidden Fuel for Your Agile Success
  Joel Foner, Results Improvement Coach and Founder at Foner & Associates, LLC

10:55 AM Break
11:05 AM Breakout Discussions
11:30 AM Breakout Discussion Debrief
  Joel Foner, Results Improvement Coach and Founder at Foner & Associates, LLC

11:50 AM Concluding Remarks
12:00 PM Adjourn
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Steering Committee

Brad Bella
Director, Information Technology
ORBIS Corporation
Shawn Belling
Adjunct Instructor – Project Management
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Renee Vogt
Product Lifecycle Manager
American Family Insurance
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