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Understanding and Facilitating Agility

  • 04/26/2019
  • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Government Accountability Office (GAO), 441 G St, NW, Washington, DC, 7th floor, Room 7N36, classroom 9
  • 2


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Understanding and Facilitating Agility 

Agile methodologies, once developed and used by software development teams, are now being implemented throughout entire organizations. Agile teams are small and designed to stay close to the customer and adapt quickly to changing conditions. Agility changes the way teams work, collaborate, and interact. The Agile environment creates new opportunities for leaders, coaches, and facilitators. This workshop will demonstrate the basics of Agility and the impact it can have on an organization. 

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • Where agile began and why.
  • The language and principles of agile (“the scrum guide”).
  • Why organizations strive to be agile.
  • How to facilitate in an agile environment.
  • How to facilitate agile training.
  • How to facilitate agile ceremonies.
  • The Lean Six Sigma innovation cycle.

About the Presenter

Christine Schubert is an Agile enthusiast with more than 10 years’ experience coaching and mentoring Agile and cross-functional teams. Currently, as an Agile Coach with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, she works collaboratively with colleagues, across the Council, to support the Chief Operating Officer’s leadership, and provide enterprise-wide agile coaching and support to carry out shared goals and objectives.

Christine has been certified as a Scrum Professional through the Scrum Alliance. She also holds certifications in Structural Dynamics, the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, and the Leadership Circle Profile.

Christine launched an Agile meet-up focused on applying the Agile framework throughout organizations three years ago. The group was recently re-launched as the first Business Agility group in the DC metro area with sponsorship from the Business Agility Institute. This partnership will enable continued education and growth of the Agile community in the area.


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