Past Event - Monthly Chapter Meeting - May 15th Tampa

Guest Expert: Heidi Araya

Topic: Is Scrum the best Agile framework for your projects?Heidi Araya May 15 2017

Agile is on everyone’s mind nowadays, as more and more organizations are eager to reap the benefits of rapid iterations using customer-centric approaches. Organizations tend to run to Scrum first because it is the most recognized agile framework. But is Scrum always the right answer for a team and a business? Heidi discusses the types of scenarios and projects in which Scrum may not be a good fit. She proposes other frameworks such as Kanban and Scrumban as potential alternatives to consider in order to ensure teams and projects select the right fit and can deliver great software efficiently. Some considerations include organizational culture, size of teams, team composition, types of work, industry requirements, overall project size and type of project, and many more factors.

Who will benefit from this presentation?

  • Project Managers and PMOs
  • Business Leaders
  • IT Professionals
  • Students

What are the key take-aways?

  • Is Scrum the right answer for your team and your business?
  • Learn about other frameworks such as Kanban and Scrumban.
  • Gain the confidence to select the right model for your project.

Bring your friends and colleagues to this highly-informative session. Reserve your seat today!

ABOUT Heidi Araya:

Heidi works with companies and teams who need Agile coaching, Agile transformations and process improvement. Her specialty is assessing business needs and establishing the right Agile frameworks, methods and process to achieve strategic and team goals. Process improvement has been Heidi’s passion since the mid-90s.

With 20 years of experience in software, technology, project management and various process improvement initiatives, she has coached numerous companies and industries to develop better business processes and create better teams, helping them provide enhanced customer satisfaction, and save millions of dollars.


Date: Monday, May 15, 2017 at 5:30 PM

Location: South University (Tampa, FL campus) – 4401 N. Himes Avenue #175

PMI Member Price: $15 – Non-Members and Guests: $20


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