Build Quality In, Not at the End

Build Quality In, Not at the End


Brian Sjoberg

Senior Consultant

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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Event Location

Department of Agriculture - WDC Cafeteria Conference Room (Wing 3 entrance)
12th and Independence Ave SW
Wing 3 Washington, DC, 20250

Agenda and Cost:
  • 11:30 am: Networking begins
  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm: Program

Have you experienced a culture where people think, "It's not my job." Do you struggle with influencing individuals, teams and management to embrace practices that produce quality products?

The presentation we are going to run an exercise that highlights advantages to adopt testing as early as possible in a project and what happens when you don't. We will also talk about recommended approaches to bring testing earlier into the project timeline.

Special Instructions: 

Event requires registration. 

Metro Accessible via Smithsonian Station.

Government ID or Photo ID is required to enter the facility.

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 

Event Keywords

Soft Skills

Team Building

Techniques for building trust, team identification, common purpose, etc.

About the Speaker

Brian Sjoberg
Senior Consultant

Brian Sjoberg (@onek2go) is uber passionate about helping individuals, teams and organizations adopt practices that live out Lean and Agile principles and values. He comes from sunny Florida where he earned his Computer Engineering degree from the University of South Florida. He is a former XP programmer, turned Project Manager, turned Program Manager, turned Agile Coach. He is a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP). He has been living on the front lines of implementing Scrum, Kanban and engineering best practices for the past 7 years. He is Agile Coach and Agile Transformation Xpert for Excella Consulting. He is the co-organizer of the DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG).

About the M2D2 Monthly Downtown DC Meetings

PMIWDC holds a free monthly brown bag meeting at the US Department of Agriculture. These meetings are free, and open to the public, but preregistration is required.

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