Why Agile? A Discussion of the 'So What?' of Agility and Agile Frameworks, Presented by Ryland Leyton
5:45 - Zoom Room Opens for Virtual Networking
6:00 - Program begins
Reyland Leyton - “Why Agile? A Discussion of the 'So What?' of Agility and Agile Frameworks"
ABOUT THIS SESSION:
Everyone knows agile frameworks and approaches are important…but do you know why? What’s the point of using one and what do you get out of doing so? This session talks about the concrete reasons that agile frameworks are so popular using straightforward language that will be familiar to any professional.
* Be able to understand & reiterate the value of agility with regards to earned value and risk.
* Understand situations where agile frameworks are most and least helpful.
* Use an understanding of agile framework benefits to build rapport and trust with clients and stakeholders.
About Ryland Leyton:
Ryland Leyton, CBAP, PMP, CSM, SA4, is a business analyst, author, speaker, educator, Agile coach, and technology translator. He has worked in the technology sector since 1998, starting off with database and web programming, gradually moving through project management and finding his passion in the BA and Agile fields.
Ryland is passionate about strong analysis practice and prefers Agile environments where possible. He has built both Agile and waterfall SDLC processes for development teams, customizing each one to the challenges facing that particular client group. Ryland is one of the authors of the Second Edition of the IIBA Agile Extension to the BABOK, as well as the IIBA Agile Analysis Certification.
He is an active member of the IIBA, speaks at local and national conferences on BA, PM, Agile and career development topics.
Rylands’ book "The Agile Business Analyst: Moving From Waterfall to Agile" is considered a standard in the Agile BA field. His 2019 publication of "It's About Your Career: Skills For A Lifetime Of Loving Your Work!" has become valued by those growing and guiding their careers.
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