November 6 - 8, 2019
Des Moines Central Library
1000 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa

A Project Manager's Inner Developer: Traversing the Digital Landscape with Agility

Thursday | 11:00 - 11:45am
Popcorn
Beginner

Teaser

Are you a Project Manager looking for new ways to traverse today's digital landscape? Learn from one PMs journey about how to discover your inner developer to lead a small team of excellent people! Hurry on over to this fun session!

Description

Are you a creative project manager? Are you ready to discover inventive ways to lead a team to BE AGILE? Curious what agile even means!? Really, seriously, anybody? Have you ever had that dream where you had the perfect cup of coffee (steaming at the perfect temp in front of you  ... ahhh) and your favorite bunch of Jira tasks that needed organized dazzling your machine screen? You just couldn't wait to color code their labels, prioritize 'em, create a schedule and make that highly effective screen scheme match the issue scheme so that the issue workflow was assigned a task type (tingling yet?) and all of your co-workers had their favorite number of epics in a row? Yes? me TOO!

Or perhaps you are that team lead, who envisions clients stopping by your office, just to bring your team donuts and say "You rock!"? Or that developer who envisions getting time to RESEARCH (What's that? Right?) you know, that THING that you have wanted to look into for weeks now? Me TOO (well, for you)!

If you answered "Yes" to any of the delightful little visions or thoughts above, then this session is for you! You will learn about one PM's encouragement of "cutting-edge chaos" to navigate the waters of embarking on new technology, concepts and configurations to help a small team of excellent people PROGRESS! By the end of this session, you will learn many secrets, and that there is one BIG secret to project management that always takes priority. This session is about how not to be afraid to fail. How to forgive. The act of integrity. The word, "No."And of course some tech tips. Guessed the BIG secret yet? Join this session to find out!

 

project management | jira | prioritize | organize | agile | leadership

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