In today’s episode I interview Bart Weaver, Charlie Kennedy, and Brian Link – founders of the Business Agility Midwest conference to be held in Columbus, Ohio, Nov 5 & 6, 2019. Below are the timestamps for the subjects covered as well as links to the conference web site and to the monthly Meetup in Columbus, OH.

Access the conference web site directly for any comments or questions, https://businessagilitymidwest.com/, or you can contact me at

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00:00

Conference promo

01:18

intros: Gary, Charlie, Bart, Brian

03:51

Experience in delivering product and reaching goals has led them to

Business Agility being the best method.

04:28

Definition: What’s Agility? What’s Business Agility?

05:38

Many definitions for Business Agility.

06:27

Team prioritizes customer’s problems and delivers against those problems.

Team = Technology + EVERYONE necessary to build the solution.

07:28

Build a product team focused on solving the business problem first…

“Design Thinking”

08:54

Cooperation at 3 levels: Portfolio/Middle Management/Product Teams.

Traditional silos need to be drawn in to the team.

11:03

Uniqueness of this conference & The Business Agility Institute – function and format.

16:11

Brett Buchanan – Product Management workshop day 2

16:34

Keynote Speakers/how Executives benefit/practical workshops

18:45

Pre-conference Flow Academy:  Fin Goulding/Hadyn Shaughnessy November 4 & 5

21:15

Cultural Issues, Organizational Development, Team Safety, Senior Stakeholder Buy-in

24:32

Agile Practitioners, Human Resources, Marketing

25:31

Product Owner & Product Management

26:18

Non-IT Practitioners, Manufacturing, and Business Agility

28:26

Conference website, signing up, schedule, speakers, etc.

29:35

Women In Agile, 1/2 day session Nov 5

31:20

sign up, comments, questions – go to https://businessagilitymidwest.com/

33:40

Join the Meetup! https://www.meetup.com/Columbus-Business-Agility/

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