Boston AUG - Success & Challenges to the PM process in the Atlassian tools - Panel Discussion at PTC

Boston
May 30, 2018 / 5:30 PM

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About this event

Panel:
Moderator Jonah Jenkins from Rosetta Stone
Jeremy Stark Agile Transformation Coach 
Ryan Spilken from Adaptivist
Michelle Melancon from cPrime
Ankur Gupta from PTC
Shane Colledge from Akamai
Reena Reddy from Harvard Business School

Michael Nir from Sapir Consulting

(author of The Pragmatist's Guide to Corporate Lean Strategy)

Panel questions:

When leadership communicates about organizational priorities, how does feedback from developers and QA get factored into the short term plan(s) or the long term Roadmap?

How does your organization engage leadership in managing epics and stories, from prioritization, through progress monitoring and completion?

What impact does a fixed date have on that communication process, vis a vis capacity and scope change?

Does your Definition Of Done evolve as a result of this communication?

In the context of your organization's communication methodologies, how do you coordinate with teams about deliverables? How do people in your organization use labels and components, and sprint names to identify features, and to communicate asynchronously about the work being done?

What kinds of challenges are present in an organization using non-integrated tools, ie: those other than the Atlassian suite? When communicating asynchronously, and aggregating organizational artifacts, what can be done to maximize efficiency when using tools such as SharePoint, various bug trackers (Bugzilla, HP ALM/Quality Center, etc), Microsoft Project, and Excel?

Virtual Reality sponsor prizes

Play the AUG Virtual Reality Game and the first winners will have their choice of many prizes. Also, the high scoring winners will receive $50 Atlassian SWAG cards and we have 5 of them! Enjoy ordering the new Atlassian rebranding! Here is the run-down of the software licenses available to win at the event. Win two Appfire licenses for an unlimited amount of users! Check out the fabulous Appfire products to pick from both their expansive Wittified and Bob Swift product lines. Also, ALM Works is giving away one unlimited Structure license. Check out what Structure can do by clicking the product link: Structure. Finally, Adaptavist is offering a one-year unlimited software license from the complete catalog here. All these giveaways will be offered to the first Virtual Reality winners to pick from, so everyone has an opportunity to pick a relevant prize for their environment and requirements.

Play the Boston AUG networking game and not only meet new people for opportunities or resources. Winner takes home a $100 bottle of wine!

Meat, vegan, and gluten-free meal options will be available. We will have several food options, so you will not be left hungry, but the main focus is fresh, organic sushi with a smoothie service as well! Also, we will not forget the pizza lovers.

Come enjoy 15-year-old red wine among other exceptional alcohol offerings.

Speakers

Jonah Jenkins

Jonah Jenkins

Rosetta Stone

Scrum Master
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Jeremy Stark

Jeremy Stark

Jeremy Stark

Agile Transformation Coach
William Rojas

William Rojas

ADAPTIVIST

Managing Consultant
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Michelle Melancon

Michelle Melancon

CPRIME

Atlassian Tool Expert
Ankur Gupta

Ankur Gupta

PTC

IT Director Global Biz Solutions
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Shane Colledge

Shane Colledge

Akamai

Senior Technical Program Manager
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Ryan Spilken

Ryan Spilken

Adaptavist

Senior Account Manager
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Michael Nir

Michael Nir

Sapir Consulting

Lean Agile Inspiration Expert
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When
May 30, 2018
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Where
PTC
140 Kendrick St.
Needham, 02494
 
Agenda
5:30 pm Check-in & Networking Enjoy awesome business networking. Enjoy snacks and drinks! Enjoy VR entertainment and win prizes! Get your smoothie on! Get your SWAG on!
6:30 pm Introduction Introduce the expert panelists and fun event activities.
6:35 pm Panel Discussion Begins Inciteful and lively project management panel discussion
7:50 pm Structured networking activities with prizes Find your solution to a problem, meet your next opportunity, find your expert resource. Enjoy the networking! All new bingo questions and $ 100 bottle of wine to the winner!
8:00 pm Fantastic food & beverage service with after party! Play the Boston AUG Virtual Reality game, get your prizes! Enjoy the old vintage red wine, music, food and awesome business networking.
 

Group Leaders

Timothy Szczesuil

Timothy Szczesuil

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Boston Atlassian User Group Leader
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Greg Venable

Greg Venable

Boston AUG

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Rahul Tiwari

Atlassian User Group Leader
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Craig Brenner

Craig Brenner

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