PS*BA World Boston 2019
ProjectSummit*BusinessAnalystWorld is the largest series of conferences for Project Managers and Business Analysts in North America. These industry leading events feature expert speakers representing every sector, from all reaches of the globe.
From the opening Keynote to the close, PS*BAWorld events offers tangible education and non-stop opportunities to learn. You will leave feeling invigorated and motivated, armed with new skills, tools and techniques that can be immediately applied in your workplace - not to mention an arsenal of new contacts. PS*BAW places great importance in connecting you with others in your community.
Have you tidied up your personal life with Marie Kondo and now wondering now how to apply the principles of tidying guru Marie Kondo’s #KonMari method to your work life? Learn how to make your product better by the life changing magic of tidying up your backlog.
- Explain the benefits of simplicity and how it relates to the product backlog
- Understand how the KonMari tidying up method can be applied in the context of a product backlog and the steps to take to get started
- Describe how to “store” product backlog items to increase visibility and facilitate decision-making
This interactive workshop explores the value of achieving a smooth flow of work versus simply achieving maximum utilization by showing how to capture and interpret key metrics, such as lead and cycle time, throughput, and a cumulative flow diagram (CFD).
- Explain the difference between utilization and flow
- Learn how to interpret and capture lead time, cycle time (average, median, and scatterplot), throughput, and a cumulative flow diagram (CFD)
- Practice using metrics to identify bottlenecks and gain insight into the flow of a team or system
Even experienced teams struggle to make accurate project forecasts. After all, Agile projects embrace uncertainty and welcome changing requirements over the course of development. With the Monte Carlo technique, you can create a project forecast that works around your unknowns to make your project successful.
- How to create a project forecast using the Monte Carlo technique
- How to use a forecast to manage scope and schedule releases
- Some limitations of Monte Carlo and ways to be successful in spite of them