Get Organized! Practical Tips for Agile Teams

Presentation Abstract

Your team is going Agile…or maybe you’ve been doing it for a while and want to improve your Agile muscles. Attend this session to learn practical tips and tactics for streamlining and enhancing your Agile process. How can your team communicate with development teams and support each other to complete the crazy amount of work in your backlog? How can you optimize technology to support your work in an Agile environment? How can you best use epics, user stories, and story points to manage your work? This session will provide ideas and strategies that you can use as soon as you return to the office.

What can attendees expect to learn?

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Leverage technology to improve communication and accountability among teams
  • Finetune the way you manage epics, user stories, and the backlog
  • Tweak your issue tracking tool (JIRA?) to streamline your workflow
  • Spice up your sprint retrospectives

Meet the Presenter

Patty Gale is a Principal Learning Content Developer at Autodesk, where she is involved in many aspects of the design, development, and production of learning content for 3D modeling software. Patty serves as the team’s information architect and content strategist. With over 25 years as a Technical Communicator, Patty has worked at businesses of all sizes, from small start-ups to large corporations. Whether the sole writer or part of a large team, Patty enjoys learning new technologies and determining the most effective way to share important information with users. She has received multiple awards from her employers and STC competitions, including an International Award of Distinguished Technical Communication. Patty holds Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Business Management.

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