Presentation: Scrum: Radically Increase Productivity
Abstract: Scrum is the most popular Agile practice worldwide and it continues to grow rapidly. The lightweight framework has a proven track record for projects with sophisticated requirements, unique design, and tight deadlines.
JJ Sutherland is the author of The Scrum Fieldbook: A Master Class on Accelerating Performance, Getting Results and Defining the Future. And the co-author of the bestseller Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half of the Time (written with Scrum co-creator Dr. Jeff Sutherland).
JJ will share the latest learnings in the use of Agile and Scrum radically increase organizational productivity, decrease time to market, lower risks, and drive results directly to the bottom line. The presentation will provide a hands-on, practical guide for successfully implementing Scrum and focus on the use of this framework beyond its software roots. He will share how client Schlumberger was able to land their large scale ERP implementation using Scrum and other case-studies from his latest book.
The Scrum framework can be successfully applied to any project, in any industry, from automobile manufacturers in the US and Europe to nonprofits in Africa, from home renovation contractors in Minnesota to gas exploration companies in South America, from building fighter planes in Sweden to accelerating US Navy special forces teams.
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Biography: JJ Sutherland is the CEO of Scrum Inc., a consulting and training firm that uses Scrum to rapidly deliver results in companies across the globe. He is the author of The Scrum Fieldbook: A Master Class on Accelerating Performance, Getting Results, and Defining the Future, and coauthor of Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time, written with his father, Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum.
Previously, he was an award-winning Correspondent, Producer, and Baghdad Bureau Chief for NPR. He covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Arab Spring, and the aftermath of the 2011 tsunami in Japan. He has won Dupont, Peabody, Edward R. Murrow and Lowell Thomas awards for his work.
In his free time, JJ enjoys cooking complicated recipes, traveling to the four corners of the globe, and gaming. He lives in Washington, DC, with his family.