Agile Tools for Cross-Functional Collaboration: Enhancing Visibility and Efficiency

Dive into the world of Agile methodologies in this interactive peer learning session, where collaboration meets efficiency. Together, we'll explore how Agile practices, supported by the right tools, can transform team dynamics and enhance project success.

- 11:00 AM

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Join us for an engaging 2-hour peer learning session designed to explore the transformative impact of Agile methodologies on team collaboration and project management. In this interactive environment, we'll delve into the principles of Agile practices, understanding their role in fostering a more adaptive, responsive, and efficient team setting. Through this collaborative journey, participants will not only gain insights into Agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban but also briefly touch upon various software tools that complement these practices, enhancing overall project management and team communication. This session is a unique opportunity to engage with peers, share experiences, and learn collectively about the practical application of Agile in various organizational contexts.

Key takeaways include:

1) Developing a shared understanding of Agile principles through peer-to-peer discussion, emphasizing real-world application in functionally diverse team environments (e.g., Technology, Marketing, Customer Service, HR, etc.)

2) Strategies for adapting Agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban, with a focus on how they enhance team dynamics and responsiveness.

3) A brief exploration of software tools that support Agile practices, complementing the methodologies to further streamline project management and team communication.

This session offers a unique blend of collaborative learning and practical insights, making it ideal for professionals eager to effectively implement Agile methodologies with the support of appropriate tools.

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Agenda Items

9:00 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:05 AM Executive 1 on 1: WPS Health Insurance
  Moira Klos, Chief People Officer at WPS Health Solutions

9:30 AM Member Spotlight: Farwell
  Tim Ottman, Senior Advisor at Farwell

10:15 AM Member Spotlight: American Family Insurance
  James Baetz, Lead Organizational Effectiveness Consultant at American Family Insurance

10:45 AM Wrap Up & Closing Remarks
11:00 AM Adjourn

Additional Information

Location: Zoom
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