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14
Feb

Lean+Agile DC 2019: End to End Agile

We are excited to announce our 6th annual Lean+Agile DC conference – a one-day conference and Agile job fair hosting DC-area Agile practitioners and two focused tracks of lean and agile speakers. Join for cutting edge conversation, expert sessions, and collaboration in open spaces.

Registration is open for the May 15 event at leanagiledc.com.

The networking is strong here! Bring your resume because we also host an Agile job fair.  Our sponsors are DC area companies looking for ScrumMasters, Agilists and coaches.  Full lineup of job fair companies to come.

Connect with Lean and Agile practitioners with backgrounds ranging from Lean Startup entrepreneurs to executives managing thousands of people through large-scale Agile transformations. Whether you’re new to Agile and Lean methods or a seasoned vet, you’ll learn, grow and make connections at Lean+Agile DC.

End to End Agile

We chose this year’s theme based on the momentum we are seeing around organization-wide Agile and Business Agility (see our Business Agility Sparks.

Agile teams are capable of great things, but agile organizations can be so much more. Have you ever wondered how much further you could go if your executives really understood and embraced their role in driving agility? What if you could get feedback on your products within hours of developing them? Have you seen your IT delivery cycle outstrip the speed of your business partners? You’re not alone; many companies are facing these challenges and others that come from failing to create a smooth, holistic feedback loop that bridges internal silos.

Lean+Agile DC 2019 will focus on shifting up to drive executive understanding and sponsorship, shifting left to increase business participation in the delivery cycle, and shifting right to strengthen the feedback loop through the introduction of technical capabilities like DevOps. Sessions will address how to integrate business functions like finance, marketing, HR and sales into a holistically agile culture. We will explore how concepts like flow, flexibility, focus and feedback can form the basis for effective scaled business governance while avoiding suboptimization and loss of autonomy. Take the next step in your lean and agile journey and get everyone involved!

We’d love to see you and your team at Lean+Agile DC on May 15 at the Center for Innovative Technology in Herndon, VA.

Sponsorships and job fair booths are available.  Reach out to our events team at lsevents@lithespeed.com with questions and download sponsorship options here.

Here are some snaps from last year’s event: