CA PPM and VersionOne
Portfolio Strategy + Agile Execution:
Coordinating, Not Competing
Are your agile and traditional project teams executing under one unified portfolio strategy - or are you trying to manage tactical projects competing for corporate funding? How can you coordinate all projects and be much more strategic in the way you invest and execute your portfolio as a whole?
Watch this AgileLIVE webinar to learn how business executives and portfolio managers are using integrated solutions to get full portfolio visibility, top-down strategic alignment, and human resource management with agile execution.
Director, Technical Presales
James is responsible for building customer and partner relationships to better understand their business and IT challenges. With extensive knowledge in project and portfolio management as well as application development techniques (traditional and agile), James offers a deep understanding of enterprise PPM and its day-to-day applications. James has 20 years of experience in the software industry and is a Certified ScrumMaster, a SAFe Agilist, and a SAFe Program Consultant. He joined CA Technologies in 2012 and focuses primarily on CA Clarity PPM. James has held roles ranging from IT infrastructure engineer to application development manager to product director and PMO director.
Brian has agile coaching experience across a diverse set of industries including IT, software, aerospace, computer hardware, defense and research. He is also the author of Managing Politics and Conflict in Projects and is working on his second book focused on helping project managers understand agile and make the personal transformation when their organizations initiate large-scale agile adoption. Brian has co-authored numerous PMI standards, including the second edition of The Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3), and both the second and third editions of The Standard for Portfolio Management.
AgileLIVE Webinar Recordings
Getting to Done - The Power of Scrum
Dr. Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum and author of Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time, shares proven and often quite simple ways to move teams from mediocre to great. You'll learn how to quickly identify the reasons why teams aren't getting to done, so you can eliminate them one by one.WATCH NOW
The Challenges and Rewards of DevOps
Is your organization looking for ways to reduce time from idea to delivery? In Part 1, Damon Poole, chief agilist for Eliassen Group’s Agile Practice, and Steve Ropa, an agile coach with VersionOne share insights which you can apply immediately. In Part 2 Ian Culling, CTO, and Andy Powell, VP, Customer Experience, at VersionOne, discuss how an agile ALM platform can accelerate DevOps benefits.WATCH NOW
Continuous Product Learning:
Story Maps, Customer Journeys and Tools for Validated Learning
How sure are you that you are "building the right thing?" In Part 1, David Hussman, agility coach, instructor and owner of DevJam, and Lowell Lindstrom, VersionOne vice president, services, share concrete continuous product learning tools and techniques which you can apply immediately! In Part 2, Bob Vincent, VersionOne product manager, and Andy Powell, VersionOne product evangelist, discuss how the VersionOne agile application lifecycle management (agile ALM) platform supports continuous product learning – from ideation to delivery.WATCH NOW
Measuring the Success of Your Agile Transformation
The key to a successful agile journey is to identify concrete, measurable goals. In Part 1, Brad Swanson, VP and Senior Agile Coach, agile42, and Aaron Smith, Editorial Director for ProjectsAtWork share pro tips for using agile metrics to measure the success of your transformation. In Part 2, Jerry Odenwelder, product manager, and Andy Powell, product evangelist, discuss how the VersionOne agile application lifecycle management (agile ALM) platform, provides the visibility needed to measure agile transformation success.WATCH NOW
Agile Success = Team Success: Tuning the Agile Team Engine
People are what make the impossible possible and agile teams, like race car engines, require regular maintenance and tuning to keep them humming along. In Part 1, Aaron Smith, editorial director of ProjectsAtWork, and Tom Wessel, consulting managing director at Davisbase, discuss the techniques and tools to help build, fine-tune and maintain successful agile teams. In Part 2, Bob Vincent, product manager, and Andy Powell, product evangelist, at VersionOne share an "Agile Coaches Guide to VersionOne".WATCH NOW
Scaling Agile to the Program & Portfolio Levels
In Part 1 of this webinar series, David Rubinstein, editor-in-chief for SD Times, along with Dave Gunther and Mike McLaughlin, both agile coaches with VersionOne, explore the five key questions you need to consider when scaling agile to the program and portfolio levels. In Part 2, Andy Powell, product evangelist for VersionOne, discusses how an agile application lifecycle management (agile ALM) platform can help you scale enterprise agility faster, easier and smarter.WATCH NOW
Adding UX Value to Agile Development: Creating Applications Customers Love
Jeffrey Hammond from Forrester Research explores how world-class user experience design practices can be integrated into agile development, ultimately helping you create game-changing customer experiences. In addition, experts from TandemSeven and VersionOne demonstrate how their tools—UX360 and VersionOne—integrate seamlessly to bridge the gap between UX design and agile development.WATCH NOW
Agile Leadership for the Enterprise
While collaborative, open, innovative, and agile cultures are highly desired by CEOs and employees alike, they remain out of reach for most organizations. In fact, in the 2013 State of Agile survey, 52% of the responses said that the ability to change organizational cultures is the most significant barrier to further adoption of agile practices.
Join David Rubinstein, editor-in-chief of SD Times, and Pete Behrens, well-known leadership and organizational agility coach with Trail Ridge Consulting, for insights into how agile leadership competencies can drive culture change and agile success.
Are You Working on the Right Stuff?
Find out how to take agility beyond the team and start using agile techniques at the strategic planning level. Learn what agile portfolio management really is, how it can help your organization and what you need to do to get started.WATCH NOW
The Role of the Project Manager in Modern Agile Projects
This session starts with 10 critical project success factors and relates them to the overall value and purpose of a project manager.WATCH NOW
Collaboration that Scales
Connecting Teams and Programs Via Essential Conversations
In Part 1 of this webinar series, David Hussman, well-known agility coach, instructor, and practitioner, shares insights into the essentials you need to know to successfully expand the power of effective collaboration and the delivery of great software. In Part 2, Andy Powell, Product Evangelist, and Bob Vincent, Product Manager, demonstrate how VersionOne provides the most advanced end-to-end framework for enabling enterprise-wide collaboration and decision-making.WATCH NOW
Accelerate Enterprise Agile Adoption with Scaled Agile Framework®
In Part 1 of this webinar series, Dean Leffingwell, software industry veteran and Lean Systems Society Fellow, shares an overview of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). In Part 2, Andy Powell and Lee Cunningham demonstrate how VersionOne supports SAFe at the portfolio, program and team levels.WATCH NOW
Selling Agile to Management
This talk discusses how lean methods, coupled with agile teams are essential in achieving the goals of management: shorter time to market, schedule flexibility, predictability and visibility.WATCH NOW
Is Managing Agile an Oxymoron?
This session will cover ideas for managers and for working with managers, both good and evil. It is time to stop arguing and start focusing on the real enemies: duplication and lack of integration.WATCH NOW
Agile Release Planning by Example
This webinar is designed for all members of an agile team, including product owners and other stakeholders, who know how to plan from iteration to iteration but aren’t yet comfortable with how to do effective release planning.WATCH NOW
Scaling Product Ownership
This webinar discusses the complexities of maintaining effective product ownership as agile expands throughout the enterprise and why organizations must support product ownership in order to be serious about agile.WATCH NOW
The Hybrid PMO
How can PMOs bridge the gap between executive management weaned on plan-driven methods and predictability, and teams operating with agility in the face of uncertainty? How can they create a consistent reporting framework applicable to both agile and non-agile teams and communicate all-around progress effectively?WATCH NOW
More Process is Not the Path to Scaling Agility
This webinar focuses on how outcome based thinking creates an approach that produces and promotes learning. Instead of focusing on any one process, this session teaches you how to use agile practices and lean thinking to determine the least amount of process that increases value and promotes learning.WATCH NOW
Agile Teams at Scale: Beyond Scrum of Scrums
Agile methods depend on effective cross-functional teams. We’ve heard many Agile success stories...at the team level. But what happens when a product can’t be delivered by one team? What do you do when the "team" that’s needed to work on a particular product is 20 people? Or 20 teams?WATCH NOW
Achieving Business Agility at the Portfolio Level
In Part I of this webinar series, Mike Cottmeyer from LeadingAgile explains what agility means at the portfolio and program levels, and how it differs from traditional plan-driven approaches. In Part II, Andy Powell demonstrates how to implement enterprise agile using VersionOne.WATCH NOW