Portfolio for Jira Deep Dive by Thad West, Isos Technology
Be prepared to work through an interactive session using Portfolio for Jira (P4J). P4J is the agile road mapping tool built by Atlassian to raise the visibility of work across projects and teams. Thad West, from Isos Technology, will take you through a pragmatic approach of using P4J, covering:
You can get a lot of uplift from Portfolio for Jira with minimal effort and changes to existing Jira Projects. This session will give you the knowledge and confidence to start benefiting from this must have application.
Use of Jira in Large & Scaled Agile Projects by Ankur Gupta, PTC
PTC will present a session to discuss how we used e Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) and SAFE-like techniques to deliver large projects. This session will be a QA based on how Jira can be leveraged in environments where large multi geography, multiple teams deliver Agile projects.
Persuading the Bear workshop by Michael Nir, Sapir Consulting
Michael Nir, the president of Sapir Consulting, will guide us through an entertaining short exercise - based on Persuading the Bear workshop:
Free your hostage - how to influence tough stakeholders!
Lightning Member Use Cases
Because this user group is about providing value to our users, As we did at our previous meetings, we will invite five attendees to describe their Atlassian use cases for the group in only two minutes! The top three compelling descriptions as judged by the group will be awarded a bottle of high-quality wine with the following price ranges: first prize $ 100, second prize $75 and third prize $50 plus new Atlassian brand SWAG.
Organic Sushi & Pizza
Meat, vegan, and gluten-free meal options will be available. We will have several food options, so you will not be left hungry, but the main focus is fresh, organic sushi with a smoothie service as well! Also, we will not forget the pizza lovers.
Come enjoy 15-year-old red wine among other exceptional alcohol offerings.
Due to unforeseen circumstances we are unable to provide the AUG Virtual Reality Game at this meeting. We hope to have it for the November meeting.
Thank you to our sponsors for their continued support: ALM Works, Adaptavist, Appfire, Blended Perspectives, cPrime, and Spartez.
Co-Founder and CEO
IT Director Global Biz Solutions
Sapir Consulting US
As a Co-Founder and CEO of Isos Technology, Thad West is responsible for overall vision, strategy and execution of the business. Thad brings his diverse technology background, business acumen, and strong leadership skills to these roles. Thad has nearly two decades of experience in technology. He has extensive experience in product management, development team leadership, enterprise architecture and business application development. Prior to founding Isos Technology, Thad held the position of VP of Application Development for a Fortune 100 financial company and Director of Product Management for a mid-size software company specializing in mobile applications for the construction industry. Thad has honed his skills through extensive experience in all aspects of enterprise application development and team management. He has diverse enterprise application experience in a wide range of fields, including finance, health services, insurance, construction and retail technologies. Thad's experience in these areas has given him powerful tools to provide comprehensive client solutions. These skills coupled with Thad's ethical imperative to provide the best service possible have led Isos Technology in establishing itself as an exemplary model of a technical solutions provider.
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