Falling In Love With Agile

The Project Management Institute formally embraced Agile with the publication of the PMBOK 6th Edition® and the Agile Practice Guide. Agile is no longer coming. Agile is here!

In this presentation, Alan Zucker will share the secrets of Agile and why it is so alluring. Like a good romance, Agile can brighten our day, lighten our load, and change our outlook.

Agile makes for happier customers. Agile projects are more likely to be successful. They deliver value incrementally. They embrace change. And, customers are involved in the process.

High-performing Agile and DevOps teams are more likely to recommend them to friends and colleagues. Agile practices create empowered and committed teams.

As with all changes, becoming Agile can be difficult. But like falling love, going Agile is worth the effort.

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About the Speaker

Alan Zucker, PMP, PMI-ACP

Project Management Essentials
Founding Principal

Alan Zucker has over 25-years of experience leading projects and project management organizations in Fortune 100 companies. He led a project office with over 170 project managers and has delivered large, strategic initiatives.

In 2016, Alan founded Project Management Essentials to share his passion for and experience with project management. Project Management Essentials provides advisory consulting and training to clients across the United States. Clients include Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, the American Petroleum Institute, and several PMI Chapters.

Alan is a keynote speaker and thought leader. He is regularly featured in the industry press and as a podcast guest. He publishes monthly articles on project management, agile, and leadership. He an adjunct faculty member at George Mason University and is a senior instructor with several national, professional development organizations.

Alan has a master’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland and a master’s certificate in IT Project Management from the George Washington University. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Agile Professional (PMI-ACP) through the Project Management Institute. He also holds multiple Agile certifications from the Disciplined Agile Consortium, Scrum Alliance, and Scaled Agile.

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