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      May 29, 2019

      Wednesday   9:00 AM

      1 Washington Blvd
      Detroit, Michigan 48226

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      Escape Velocity: Better Metrics for Software Teams - Doc Norton & Diane Zajac

      If your team uses velocity for planning but you don't find it very useful, this workshop is for you.If your manager or scrum master or other pseudo-authority figure keeps obsessing over your velocity, this workshop is for you.If you want to know about better ways to forecast when a piece of work will be done or how to gather data that actually helps your team, this workshop is for you.In this interactive workshop, Doc and Diane share insights into metrics and how they can be used to improve your team's performance. From cumulative flow diagrams to lead time distribution charts to forecasting using Monte Carlo simulation and more, you'll come away with the ability to better forecast when work will be done and better diagnose issues with your process. About the Presenters Doc Norton Co-Founder of OnBelay Doc Norton is a software delivery professional working to make the world of software development a better place. His experience covers a wide range of development topics. Doc declares expertise in no single language or methodology and is immediately suspicious of anyone who declares such expertise.A frequent and well rated international speaker, Doc is passionate about helping others become better developers, working with teams to improve delivery, and building great organizations. In his role at OnBelay, Doc is provided opportunities to realize his passion every day. Diane Zajac Co-Founder - OnBelay Several years ago, Diane traded a career in corporate America for a life of coaching and she has never looked back. She now uses her 13 years of experience to help groups, from Fortune 50 companies to the U.S. Government, transform their people into high-performing teams. Drawing from kanban, systems thinking and psychology, Diane teaches teams to practically apply an agile mindset, and in the process, find joy in their work again. As a frequent conference presenter, Diane enjoys connecting with others who share her passion for continuous learning. She co-chaired the Collaboration, Culture & Teams track for Agile 2014 and 2015 and was a program chair for Agile 2016 and 2017.

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