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Thursday March 19th Event @ 6:30 p.m. - Culture Clash! Can Agile Cadence and Business Cadence Work Together?

By now, many software Product Managers have encountered Agile development teams and adjusted their daily and weekly schedules to accommodate working with the team or with a Product Owner. But what about annual planning and budgeting? Road mapping? Business cases? These are areas that touch the business as well as the development teams. Has your organization made the transition to more agile methods for these critical product management processes? If not, you're not gaining the full benefits of Agile software development methods.

Join Linda Merrick of Pivotal Product Management to explore techniques for making product management and businesses more agile. We'll explore:

  • Balancing annual planning with shifting priorities and the big backlog of demand
  • Making commitments to internal and external stakeholders
  • Using Minimum Viable Business Cases to guide annual and quarterly investment decisions

Who should attend


Product managers and product marketers, those that want to become one, or those that want to understand better the value they can provide.
 
About the speaker

Linda Merrick is a practicing product manager, award-winning trainer, and consultant in product management process with a focus on Agile and Lean methods.  As a marketing and product management executive, her 25+ years of experience encompasses product and marketing plans, strategy formulation, launch activities, broad sales channel experience, and product requirements.  The core of Linda’s effectiveness lies in her understanding of business and technical issues from customer, management, and product team perspectives, quickly gaining their trust and participation in problem solving.


In 2007, Linda received AIPMM’s “Excellence in Product Management Education” award.  She was the lead instructor for the University of Washington's Certificate Program in Software Product Management from 1999 - 2011 and currently serves on the program's advisory board.  For additional background, visit Linda's LinkedIn profile at http://www.linkedin.com/in/lindamerrick

Date & Time: Thursday March 19, 6:30 - 9:00 PM

Venue: General Assembly @ WeWork South Lake Union

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