S13-405: Unleash The Agile Executive In You!

Track: Agile Testing

We are often deceived by just how ‘easy’ it is to be an effective agile executive. Is it really as easy as it sounds? This session will show you that while you do not need to be a SuperHero, you need to set a clear and effective vision along with a path for people to follow. Agile teams struggle when they do not understand the why behind the what. Join us and learn how to more effectively convey expectations and at what level you can expect to participate in order to be an effective servant leader. Today is the day you learn if you are doing enough to be successful! Unleash the Supermanager in You!

Session Takeaways:

  • What does it really take to become an effective executive?
  • How do I lead the team without driving the team?
  • Is the listening Soft Skill really that important?
  • How important is the vision at every level?
  • What is the difference between a vision & Strategy and why are both important?

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Session Speaker:

Lee HensonLee Henson – Chief Agile Enthusiast, AgileDad
Lee’s 12 years of experience spans a broad array of software production roles and responsibilities. He is currently one of just over 100 Certified Scrum Trainers (CST) worldwide. He is also a Project Management Professional (PMP) and a PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner. Lee has worked as a GUI web developer, quality assurance analyst, automated test engineer, QA Manager, product manager, project manager, ScrumMaster, agile coach, consultant, & training professional. His client list includes over 25 of the Fortune 100 companies, Government sector projects, small and large software production facilities, and multiple large-scale e-commerce implementations.

Lee is a graduate of the Disney Management Institute and is the author of the Definitive Agile Checklist. He publishes the Agile Mentor Newsletter. He is the inventor of Rapid Release Planning and is continually looking for ways to advance testing practices in the Agile and Scrum community.