Time: Jan 15, 2015 5:30 pm
Location: University of Washington, Thomson Hall 135
Sponsor: Omni212 LLC, a vertical industry focused IT solutions company specializing in Business Value realizations based on Agile transformations and practices. Omni212 provides consulting services and IT support to companies like Microsoft, Nordstrom, Boeing, Delta Dental of WA, Colliers international amongst others.
Speaker: We are inviting Ashok Singh, Agile Coach, Partner, and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Omni212 LLC. He is a seasoned IT leader and Agile professional, to share his invaluable insights on Agile during this info session. Ashok Singh is a proven IT leader who has been instrumental in enabling Agile transformations in Fortune 500 companies as well as start-ups. He is an MBA, CSM, CSPO, CSP, and PMI-ACP certified professional. His areas of expertise include product management, agile transformation, agile coaching, and new product development. His focus area is agile software development with Scrum, Kanban, and XP practices. He received multiple awards for successful agile delivery and transformation. Ashok is in the process of launching a 100% Scrum based tool for collaborative development.
Topic: Agile Methods
Agile is an iterative, collaborative and continuous improvement of business, software development, IT and manufacturing practices. It’s a mindset leading to enhanced productivity of teams and companies enabling true business value realization. Agile methods have been used by companies such as Toyota, Microsoft, Boeing, GM to help them become high performing companies. Most fortune companies highly value Agile experience amongst those interested in employment with them.
Who have become successful using Agile?
- Uber, Google Cars, Tesla Motors, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, WhatsApp
- These companies have brought disruptions in their respective industries by using Agile
What are the advantages of using Agile methodologies?
- Ability to cause disruption in any industry
- Ability to create amazing applications in less than half the time when compared to waterfall
- Acquire competitive edge and succeed in taking newer products to the market in less than half the time
- Accelerated enhancement of:
·personal productivity and even