World Congress & WCBA Conference – Agile Scout Will Be There!

We’re proud to announce that we’ve been chosen to be the Guest Blogger for the ProjectWorld & World Congress for Business Analysts this November in Orlando, FL.

The conference is an executive-level conference for project managers and business analysts with an Agile Summit that Agile Scout will be a part of! You can go to the blog for more event information with the Agenda here.

We’re very excited about this opportunity and will be blogging live about the conference during both days.

Want to see the track session speakers? Check it out here.

What can you expect from Agile Scout?

  1. Live blog feeds of the speakers
  2. Live photos and potential reviews of new stuff (products?)
  3. Interviews with some of the movers and shakers of the conference
  4. Play by Play of the day’s activities

So why do you need to stay tuned?

Because you don’t want to miss out. Follow our blog on RSS or Twitter to make sure you have the latest updates on this awesome event coming up.

Who’s going to be speaking?

Susan Cramm speaking on: The Future of IT Isn’t what it Used to Be

Susan Cramm is the founder and president of Valuedance. Susan Cramm is a recognized industry expert on information technology leadership. She has helped pioneer the field of IT leadership coaching through her passion and gifts for developing others, as well as her keen insights regarding IT leadership, which are derived from extensive research and years serving in executive level positions. She has worked with executives from a number of Fortune Global 200 clients, including Toyota, Sony, and Time Warner (for a complete client list, please click here). A former CFO and CIO, she is an expert on IT leadership. She is the author of 8 Things We Hate About IT.


Twitter: @HarvardBiz, @scramm

Victor Newman speaking on: The Art of Innovation Leadership

Featured in the WSJ, contributed to HBR, and is on several Advisory Boards. His “Knowledge Activist’s Handbook” has been cited as the “best management book within the last ten years”. Chief Innovation Officer: Milamber Group; Head of Innovation Strategy, Technology Strategy Board (2008/9); As Pfizer’s Chief Learning Officer (2000-2005), influenced the Innovation Surge within Global R&D.


Arthur Shelley speaking on: Boosting Project Performance by Leveraging Behavioral Assets

Arthur is uses story and metaphor in his roles as a mentor, strategy consultant and educator. He is the author of two books: Being a Successful Knowledge Leader and The Organizational Zoo, A Survival Guide to Workplace Behavior, and works with organisations to enhance outcomes. In his former role of Global Knowledge Director at Cadbury Schweppes, he used stories to assist in the facilitation of virtual global communities to exchange ideas and increase productivity.


Twitter: @metaphorage

David King speaking on: IT Leadership Panel: The Skill Sets You Need to Advance Your Career

David King serves as Chief Information Officer of WellDyneRx, Inc. Mr. King joined WellDyneRx in 2004 as a leader in Information Technology with more than 20 years experience. His career has included work in the fields of aerospace, health care, satellite technology and cable television. His expertise includes: product development, project and personnel management, and system technology architecture. He has been a featured speaker to other IT professionals at several architecture conferences. He holds two patents for his development work. Mr. King earned B.S. in Computer Science from California State University. He earned his Master’s in Computer Science from the University of Colorado.


James R. Lucas speaking on: Think: How Worldwide Teams Merge Competing Ideas

Previously a CEO and senior leader in a number of organizations, James R. Lucas, P.E., is the author of fourteen books, including five recent, acclaimed books on high-impact leadership, designing high-performance organizations, and identifying and conquering the Fatal Illusions that keep organizations from top-tier performance. He consistently challenges conventional wisdom about common business obstacles and has been recognized as a provider of thought-leadership on a variety of leadership topics for more than 20 years.


Mary Gerush speaking on: Define, Hire, and Develop Your Next Generation Project Managers

Mary joined Forrester with more than 15 years of technology experience. She spent nine years with the American Heart Association, six of them in the role of application development manager, managing teams responsible for the development and support of both packaged and custom-built applications. Prior to that, she was with Rockwell International in the role of business programmer analyst. She is a certified Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management professional (PMP).


Twitter: @mgerush


Find the full list of speakers at this event here.

Hit us up if you’ll be going to this as well. We’d love to meet our tweeps and other Agile and Project Management professionals!

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