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AGILE PRODUCT OPEN - Bringing Agile principles and practices to Agile Business Analysis and Product Ownership

  • 20 May 2017
  • 08:00 - 16:30
  • Olive and Plates (Wits West Campus, North Gate, Entrance 7)
  • 28


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“Bringing Agile principles and practices to Agile Business Analysis and Product Ownership

Together, we share ways Agile principles and practices enable us to increase our capacity to deliver products that please our customers, satisfy our business sponsors, build collaborative development communities, and change the world through great products that matter.

You set the agenda, exchange as peers, build our network, and engage in deep peer-to-peer learning.

Angie Doyle, an Agile Coach, Trainer and Consultant from IQ Business will be the Agile Open Space Facilitator.  

Ellen Gottesdiener (one of the producers of the Agile Product Open (APO) in Boston in 2016 ), will be joining us for the first event of its kind on the African continent!

Why should I attend?

  • Find new ways to integrate Agile principles and practices into your business analysis role
  • Improve how you work cross-functionally
  • Explore better ways to conduct product discovery
  • Reduce the waste of elongated, overly complex product management processes and bloated product features
  • Focus on what matters to build great products with a focus on customers and users

Some Topic Ideas:

Since you--the participants--define the agenda, any topic related to our theme of Bringing Agile Principles to Product Management is possible!  Submit them to us in advance or bring them along on the day.

Here are some possibilities:

  • From Business Analyst to Product Owner
  • Agile product roadmaps
  • Product decision making
  • Building effective acceptance criteria
  • Non-functional requirements in agile
  • How to slice User Stories
  • Delivering low and high fidelity prototypes

and more... 

About Ellen Gottesdiener

Ellen has a passion for agile requirements. She helps clients elevate their discovery practices using a collaborative approach to agile product management, requirements and business analysis.

Ellen is the author of three books, including Requirements by CollaborationThe Software Requirements Memory Jogger, (with Mary Gorman) Discover to Deliver, and a frequent speaker worldwide.

With certifications in Scrum (CSM), professional facilitation (CPF), and as an expert advisor for IIBA, BABOK, and PMI, Ellen understands the larger context of product management and business analysis

About Angie Doyle

Angie is an Agile Coach, Trainer and Consultant at IQ Business in South Africa. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry and has been a practicing business analyst for the past 14 years.

 Prior to becoming a consultant, Angie worked in the business process outsourcing industry where she pursued ways to make businesses more effective, more efficient and more capable of adapting to an ever-changing environment. So when she was introduced to Agile a few years later, it was a perfect fit!

 She now devotes her time to anything related to Agile transformation with a particular focus on large scale transformation and the role of the Agile Product Owner.

Event Sponsor: Agile Alliance

Agile Alliance supports people who explore and apply Agile values, principles, and practices to make building software solutions more effective, humane, and sustainable. We share our passion to deliver software better every day.

Event Sponsor: IQ Business 

Our team helps businesses grow by solving problems and finding new and better ways of doing things.

At IQ Business, we believe we are redefining management consulting to be more responsive to the challenges our clients face. Whether these challenges can be tackled by leveraging research from IQ Business and our partners, assigning IQ teams to design and implement solutions, or deploying point expertise to fill a skills gap, we will ensure our clients overcome their business challenges.

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