Agile Information Technology Special Interest Group Web Meeting 

Revisiting Agile Teams after an Abrupt Shift to Remote 
November 18, 2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Discover how to measure and adjust agile methods now that remote work is the norm. This meeting will be held via web only. 

The health and safety of our members is the UWEBC’s top priority. UW–Madison is monitoring the COVID-19 situation in collaboration with local, state and federal agencies. Based on campus' guidance, this meeting will be held via web only to allow our members a convenient and safe way to attend.

Agile teams are often well suited to periods of change and disruption, given their ability to adapt to fast-changing conditions and business priorities as well as disruptive technology. It is also true that agile teams frequently have relied on co-location of members to excel. We will explore how to ensure they’re effective now that COVID-19 has so many of them to work remotely.

In this Agile IT Special Interest Group event, you will have an exceptional opportunity to think through the new ways of agile and remote work from subject matter experts and peer agile IT leaders. You will learn important steps that you can follow to revisit norms and ground rules. You will take away valuable insights to build a playbook of implementable strategies and action plans.

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:
9:00 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
  Doug Barton, Director, UWEBC
9:10 AM Leading and Managing Remote Teams: What we have learned
  Shawn Belling, M.S., PMP, PMI-ACP, CSP, Technology Executive, Author, Project Management Professor
9:30 AM Agile Immersion Practices for Teams: Transition to virtual
  James Baetz, Lean Customer Value Consultant - Six Sigma Master Black Belt, American Family Insurance
10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM Breakouts – Supported by Zoom Self-Select Breakouts
  o Learning and Development for Agile and Remote Teams o Sustaining people and culture - new norms, motivating and evaluating performance o Recalibrating remote agile processes o Leveraging agile and virtual collaboration tools
11:10 AM Takeaways
  Breakout Leaders
11:25 AM Journey to Group Power: Facilitator Skills Introduction
  Darin Harris, Co-Founder, Journey of Collaboration
11:55 AM Wrap-up
  Doug Barton, Director, UWEBC
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UW–Madison is monitoring the COVID-19 situation in collaboration with local, state and federal agencies. Based on the campus’ guidance, the UWEBC will be adjusting our events to web for the foreseeable future..

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