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‘Living the Agile Life’ speaker David Babicz shares Agile secrets at PMI Chicago November Dinner
Agile Transformation expert and keynote speaker, David Babicz explores what it takes to make Agile successful and whether Agile is right for you and your organization at the PMI Chicagoland, November 13 Chapter Dinner, Wheeling, IL
PMI-Chicagoland, the Chicago chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI), is delighted to announce David Babicz, Senior Manager of West Monroe Partners, as the keynote speaker for the upcoming November dinner event. David will address “Living the Agile Life” Wednesday, November 13th, 2013, at Chevy Chase Country Club, 1000 N Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090. Networking Reception commences at 5.15pm and the event will finish at 8.15pm. Attendees must reserve a seat in advance. Price: $40 (Chapter members), $55 (Non-Chapter members). To register now go to https://m360.pmi-
Living the Agile Life
After more than 10 years since its formal "founding," Agile has reached the mainstream - and also suffered from a good deal of misunderstanding. In this session, David Babicz of West Monroe Partners will explain the real secrets behind Agile: What it is really about and why it is so difficult to adopt in today's organizations. Babicz will explore what it takes to make Agile successful, and focus on answering questions that will help determine if it's right for you and your organization.
Attendee Takeaways from this event will include:
• The essence of Agile - a perspective on the values, principles, history and how it relates to current development and management theory;
• Agile nuts and bolts for the project manager - a brief overview of practices, roles and responsibilities in Agile product delivery
• Making the shift - thoughts on how to get started, influence the change, whether to apply Agile and where to apply Agile in your organization
Don’t miss out on this event! Spaces are filling up fast, register now at https://m360.pmi-
David Babicz is an Agile transformation specialist with a proven track record of transitioning teams and enterprises to the Agile culture and Scrum practices through a variety of training, coaching and assessment offerings. A certified Scrum Master, Babicz joined West Monroe Partners from Solstice Consulting, where he created and grew that firm's Agile transformation practice. Babicz has led client transformation efforts ranging from enterprise-wide strategic and cultural efforts to single teams and targeted training offerings. His background include software development and his work as an Agile team leader and database developer spans the areas of content and digital rights management, digital and print publishing, financial services analysis and reporting, customer account management and investment research.
Babicz is active in the Chicago Agile community, serving as a board member on the Chicago Agile Professional Learning Network and as a host for the Chicago Agile Mehodology Group.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: PMI Chicagoland Chapter Director of Programs: Sheila Wesonga at 312-857-3726 or email programs@pmi-
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