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MEETING VENUE: MICROSOFT FARMINGTON CT. REGISTER HERE for this meeting

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TUESDAY June 01 2010, 630PM to 830PM

JOCHEN "JOE" KREBS on: AGILE TRANSFORMATION AT AOL, the Experience Report

Jochen (Joe) Krebs (http://www.jochenkrebs.com) is an Agile Coach and the founder of Incrementor (http://www.incrementor.com), a boutique consulting firm specialized in agile project and product management founded in 2005 and headquartered in NYC.

Joe focuses on enterprise transformation programs and has experience with initiatives planned both top-down or bottom-up. In 2008/2009 he transformed AOL from waterfall to agile project management with Scrum. This impacted the daily life of 3,000 employees around the globe.

Joe is the author of "Agile Portfolio Management".

Joe founded and organizes the Agile NYC user group in New York City.

AGILE PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT by Jochen Krebs

Experience Report: JOCHEN KREBS ON THE AGILE TRANSFORMATION AT AOL

May 2008 to October 2009......eighteen months that have changed how people work at AOL forever.

The introduction of Agile to AOL is one of the largest agile transformations ever in the agile industry. This adoption of agile and Scrum at AOL resulted in a huge success for the AOL enterprise and its employees.

The presenter personally coached the teams at AOL from May 2008 to October 2009.

In this session, Joe is planning to :

Share his experiences from this large-scale agile (Scrum) transformation;

Cover the time-line, strategy and motivations for the approach;

Explain how Scrum and other agile practices influenced quality, productivity and the morale of the teams.

Enumerate the detailed lessons learned from this agile journey and what opportunities and challenges lie ahead for AOL.

 

MEETING AGENDA:

6:30 PM: AGILE ORIENTATION: Some good stuff from Dan Mezick on Scrum

7:00 PM: Food and networking time

7:15 PM: MAIN EVENT: Experience Report from: Agile Coach Joe Krebs on Agile at AOL

8:25 PM: SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION OF MEETING

 

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