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Wednesday, August 5 • 11:30 - 12:00
Rebooting Agile @ GE Transportation (Jesse Fewell, Julie Wenzel) POPULAR

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Abstract:
What do you do when your Agile journey isn't going where you'd hoped? GE Transportation had been on a multi-year Agile journey, but recently challenged itself with hard questions: Are we getting what we want? What if we turned everything upside down? What if we leverage our maintenance burden to increase innovation? What if labor capitalization increased our transparency? What if going offshore actually increased our collaboration? Come hear the honest story of the largest builder of railroad equipment leverage impediments into improvements.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand why you might reboot an Agile program
  • Understand ideas for generating executive buy-in BEFORE making changes
  • Understand ideas for overcoming both known impediments and unexpected surprises
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Speakers
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Jesse Fewell

Agile Coach & Trainer, JesseFewell.com
Jesse Fewell is a writer, coach, and trainer in the world of management and innovation. From Minneapolis to Malaysia, he's helped startups and conglomerates alike catapult to breakthrough results. His adventures are written down in "Can You Hear Me Now", his handbook for remote teams. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, he helped bring agile methods to PMPs around the world by co-creating the PMI-ACP agile certification, and co-authoring... Read More →
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Julie Wenzel

IT Program Manager, General Electric Transportation
I am a recent graduation of GE's prestigious Information Technology Leadership Program (ITLP) where I successfully completed four six-month rotational assignments in data modeling with SAS solutions, supply chain, finance enterprise standards, and in global signaling. I am a result driven, energetic and adaptable IT Project Manager with a proven execution ability in fast paced environments with an end user focus.



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:30 - 12:00
Potomac 4