Past Events

Agile 101 for Nov 03, 2016 - two sessions

Nancy Van Schooenderwoert

Nancy Van Schooenderwoert

Topic: Whole-Company Agile

This session will explain why Agile software practices cannot fully succeed unless a company makes changes outside of software development. It will review the Learning Consortium's findings about how companies are bringing Agile principles to *all* their business functions.

Led by Nancy Van Schooenderwoert

Nancy Van Schooenderwoert is an Agile Enterprise coach and founder of Lean-Agile Partners, Inc. She was among the first to apply Agile methods to embedded systems development, as an engineer, manager, and consultant. She has led Agile change initiatives beyond software development in safety-critical, highly regulated industries, and coached clients in the art of Agile technical and management leadership.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, and is a founder and past president of Agile New England. Nancy speaks at numerous Agile professional gatherings worldwide, and works with clients aerospace, factory automation, medical devices, defense systems, and financial services.

Adonis El Fakih

Adonis El Fakih


Topic:Agile Stream Framework

Join us to learn the roles, meetings and artifacts of Agile Stream Framework and how to identify and reduce organizational drag and align management initiatives with that of Agile teams.

Led by Adonis El Fakih

Adonis El Fakih is an entrepreneur, software executive, consultant and author. He is a founder and former CEO and CTO of several technology companies, and the author of Agile Stream Thinking, an Agile Management Approach to Accelerate Agile Adoption and Streamline Business Value Delivery. Adonis is Certified as CSP, CSM, CSPO, ICP, ICP ATF and ICP ACC.



Agile 101 and Kanban 101 courses run from 6:00 to 6:45 during the networking period

of the monthly meeting. A sign-up sheet is posted at 5:30 near the check-in table. 

Capacity is limited to 10 people per class, and sign-up  is first come, first served.