Energy Corridor Meeting: The Agile Transformation Paradigm: Are You Being Agile or Acting Agile? - November

    November 14, 2018
    4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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    Microsoft Technology Center
    750 Town and Country Blvd., Suite 1000 - 10th Floor
    Houston, TX 77024
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    PMI Energy Corridor Meeting

    Pre-Meeting: Square Peg in a Round Hole? Overcoming Barriers to Agile Adoption in Large Organizations
    Panayiotis "Takis" Melas, PMP
    Pcubed

    Panayiotis “Takis” Melas PMP is a principal consultant with Pcubed and has 15+ years’ experience in oil and gas, transportation and manufacturing sectors, including 10+ years working with Agile. Most recently Takis has worked with large Houston-based energy companies in the scaled adoption and implementation of Agile across technology portfolios 

    Pcubed is the largest global management consulting firm uniquely focused on program, portfolio, project and change management. We have delivered business transformation and embedded innovation for half of the Fortune 100 since 1994.  Pcubed leads the way with over 1400 skilled consultants worldwide. Pcubed's unique, pragmatic brand of consulting focuses on delivering results and building the internal capabilities within our clients.  https://www.pcubed.com/

    Topic Description:

    Agile may now be part of the mainstream, however many organizations implementing Agile focus on the final destination – and not the difficulty of making the transition.  What is the role for PMs in delivering on the cultural change required for Agile? How can we ensure business executives and project managers are ready to select and then follow the right track for their organization?

    This Session Qualifies for: 
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    Dinner Meeting: The Agile Transformation Paradigm: Are You Being Agile or Acting Agile?
    Dennis Baldwin
    Experis

    Dennis Baldwin, Senior Manager, Business Planning & Execution Agile, PMO and Business Analysis Services, is a member of PMI and an executive level Professional Services individual with over 25 years of experience directing national consulting organizations and consulting to high profile clients for optimizing, educating or delivering Project Management, Business Analysis and Agile practices supporting both IT and business objectives.  Focus areas include IT Strategy and Road Mapping, Project Management Processes and Agile Readiness – Optimization – Bundled Services Delivery.   

    Currently, Dennis leads the +200 resources within the Project Management, Business Analysis and Agile Service Line for Experis’ Business Planning and Execution (BPE) practice. He has over 10 years of directing Agile Professional Services organizations and works side-by-side with clients and our teams to formulate solutions and/or deliver these services.  

    Dennis has spent 9 years managing National Delivery organizations, +10 years directing Agile Software Product organizations and has been a company President for 7 years. He has published articles on IT Strategy, Business Intelligence, and Managing Project Management for The Dallas Business Journal, and frequently speaks at PMI, IIBA and AITP Symposiums regarding Project Management and/or Agile Best Practices. He received an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from East Texas State University. 

    Topic Description: The Agile Transformation Paradigm: Are You Being Agile or Acting Agile?
    This Session Qualifies for: (delete the two that don't apply)
    Technical Leadership Strategic


    Parking:
    Parking is available in the garage attached to the building for a discounted fee or there is a garage across the street that is free.  

    Meeting Agenda:
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm     Pre-Meeting Speaker Presentation
    5:30 pm to 6:00 pm     Dinner
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm     Dinner Speaker Presentation


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    $15.00 Guest - Dinner Meeting

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    $0.00 Guest - Pre-Meeting Only (do not select if you plan to attend both meetings)

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