Jesse Fewell

Innovation. Collaboration. Agility.

Hear Me Speak at AgileDC and Get a Discount

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012

Hear Me Speak at AgileDC and Get a Discount

I will be presenting at the AgileDC conference next month on October 23rd. Sprint Backlog Considered Harmful: Advanced Patterns and Paradoxes of Scrum I’m really excited to be a part of the event this year. AgileDC has established itself as THE place to be for Washington DC area agile practitioners to trade tips, tricks, and war stories about getting work done better. Last year’s...

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Jesse Fewell is Back in the USA

Posted by on Apr 30, 2012

Jesse Fewell is Back in the USA

  The rumors are true: I have returned back to the US after a two year stint as Managing Director of RippleRock India. Now that my assignment is completed  (“build an India subsidiary”), I have been relocating myself and the family back to the States over the last few months. What was it like, you ask? Highs What an incredible journey! Over the last two years, I have trained and...

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“If you consistently deliver garbage, then all you have is a repeatable process”

Posted by on Jan 18, 2010

That was a quote from Sanjiv Augustine, who presented this past week at the DC chapter of the APLN. His talk was titled “The Agile PMO: Scaling Agile through Adaptive Governance”. You can download the slides from his company’s website, but Sanjiv offered a few great points you won’t find in there. “If you consistently deliver garbage, then all you have is a repeatable process” Sanjiv...

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PMI’s DC Chapter Talks Agile

Posted by on Jun 24, 2009

Last week, the Washington DC chapter of PMI hosted a roundtable discussion on Agile Project/Program Management, which featured a packed crowd, smart speakers, and some healthy debate. Indeed, the event was broadcast on the official PMI Agile twitter feed. The event was an outgrowth of the strategic partnership between the DC chapters of PMI and APLN. The panelists were: Rodney Bodamer of CC...

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PMI Hosts Agile Breakfast

Posted by on Jun 10, 2009

This morning at the National Press Building, the Washington DC chapter of PMI hosted a talk entitled “Agile or PMBOK? You can have both”. The presenter was David Sides from ESI, who has been using Agile at his client engagements for a while, and shared his observations light-hearted fashion (more on that in moment). The event was sold out, with more than 100 DC-area professionals...

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