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Introduction to Agile Portfolio Management with Kevin Thompson
February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST
Portfolio Management is about making strategic investment decisions for organizations. Agile Portfolio Management is about making these decisions in a way that is swift, effective, and aligns well with Agile product-development techniques used at lower levels in the organization. This presentation will present basic concepts in Agile governance. It will introduce effective techniques for defining Portfolio business cases and evaluating their suitability for funding and execution.
About the speaker: Kevin Thompson, Ph.D., has a doctorate in Physics from Princeton University, and extensive background in managing software development projects. He provides executive and organizational consulting and training in the area of Agile hardware and software product development. As former Chief Scientist of Cprime, he developed all of the company’s Agile training classes and pioneered the application of Scrum and Agile concepts to the development of hardware products. He currently works as an independent consultant. He is the author of Solutions for Agile Governance in the Enterprise (Sage): Agile Project, Program, and Portfolio Management for Development of Hardware and Software Products.