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Tuesday, November 15, 6-8pm

Stop Starting, Start Finishing - How Kanban maximizes IT Customer Value

Kanban is the latest in the suite of Agile methodologies that’s very easy to adopt. All the principles scale to what is called ‘personal kanban’—ideal for people who don’t work on teams or whose work doesn’t follow a predefined workflow.

This session will demonstrate how Kanban can help your team focus on the highest value work and drive to delivery. You will learn when Kanban is the right answer for your team and gain a high level understanding of the principles upon which Kanban was developed.

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Bio: Andrea is a leader in the Richmond and Charlottesville Lean/Agile community, founding the Capital Kanban local interest group, and leading the Agile Charlottesville local interest group. She brings over 25 years of IT experience including development, business/systems analysis, project management, Kanban implementation, coaching and business process re-engineering. Andrea is passionate about helping business customers leverage IT to achieve the greatest value and has found that using Lean/Agile methods are the most effective. She currently works as a Business Systems Analyst with the Virginia Department of Corrections. She actively pursues her interest in Lean Government.

Specialties: Kanban/Scrum, IT Process Improvement, Business Process Improvement, Business Analysis, Systems Thinking, Lean government.

Favorite Quote: “A problem well stated is half solved.” Charles Kettering – Head of research for G.M.

Location: Center for Open Science
210 Ridge McIntire Rd #500, Charlottesville, VA 22903
The Center for Open Science is in the Business Center downstairs at the Omni Hotel on the downtown mall.

You can park in the garage or find street parking.