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"Agile, an overview" Speaker: Leslie Lowman, Metro Region (Ballantyne, Charlotte & University)

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Topic:Agile Overview: What is Agile and what are the most common approaches?

Presentation Summary: What are Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD)? How are these ALL Agile? Is Agile a methodology?

Why are there so many terms and what to they mean?!?! 

Leslie will cover Agile's most common approaches and differentiate Agile approaches at a high level.

Speaker: Leslie Lowman


Leslie Lowman, ICP-ENT, ICP-CAT, PMI-ACP

Speaker Bio: Leslie Lowman is someone that is accomplished in both training and coaching individuals, teams, and organizations in the ways of Agile. As she often states during training and coaching, “Agile is a journey that may have bumps and dips in the road, but it is a challenge for all of us to ensure the bumps and dips don’t define our failure”. Based on this thought, Leslie uses her leadership and coaching skills to help others understand not only how to transform themselves to be more Agile, but to coach them to lead others in an Agile way as well. Leslie is an IT professional that has had a number of years of experience in using XP (Extreme Programming), Lean, Scrum, and Kanban methodologies in development and implementation to ensure the best quality product for the customer and continues to help guide teams and organizations to using these methodologies to satisfy their customer. Leslie’s background includes most all ‘hats’ of IT, including developer, designer, project manager, Scrum Master, Product Owner, and coach. She has great experience in web-based technologies, system integration, compliance integration, design and development of new systems, as well as, customization and implementation of off-the-shelf packages. Leslie’s industry experience centers around real estate and financial, including from Fortune 100 companies to firms of less than 20 people. Leslie has helped teams and organizations be successful in transforming to being more Agile and using the various methodologies that Agile defines.

Specialties: Agile; Scrum; Kanban; DevOps; VersionOne; TFS; Rally/CA; Azure DevOps; Microsoft technologies

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Type of category: Charlotte

Type of activity: Technical

Date: February 15th, 2022

Hour: 5:30PM to 7:00PM

Number of PDUs: 1.5


Members: Free

Non members: $20.00

Students: $10.00