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Future Meetings

PMO Roundtable - PMO Resource Management Best Practices

February 26, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98188

How do the best companies and Government PMOs manage their resources?  Are there benefits to managing resources within a PMO, or is that best kept separate?

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PMO Roundtable - PMO Standard Tools and Templates – Best Practices

March 26, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98188

Has your PMO settled on some great in-house or vendor software tools to help you manage your projects, programs and portfolios?

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Agile Sprint Series 2018: Full Package (all 4 Series)

March 28, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

This four-part series is a great introduction to successful Agile implementation! You can attend all four parts of this series at a discounted rate by registering on this page. Also, attendees of the four-part series will receive a discount for the ACP Ce

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Agile Sprint Series Part 1 - Envisioning and Foundation Design Workshop

March 28, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

Envisioning and foundation design is the most critical phase of an Agile Project. All projects, whether Agile or traditional, needs to ensure a great foundation at the start of the project before proceeding to the Scrum and sprints. This workshop shows yo

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Agile Sprint Series Part #2 - Agile Project Release Planning Workshop

April 04, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

Complete project planning is often overlooked in many teams using the Scrum process. Some teams just plan for the near term and some just plan from sprint to sprint. At the end of the day, management, stakeholders, and the team need a long-term vision for

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Agile Sprint Series Part 3 - The Ultimate Sprint Planning Workshop

April 11, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

The sprint is at the heart of an effective Agile lifecycle yet many teams struggle to deliver a sprint successfully. In this interactive workshop, you will learn the keys to successfully plan, deliver, and review a healthy sprint. This training is divided

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Agile Sprint Series 2018 Part 4 - User Story Workshop

April 18, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

Workshop Successful projects require an effective method for defining and understanding requirements. User stories allow us to gather and define requirements in a language that the business and project team can both comprehend.

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PMO Roundtable - Preferred PMO Methodologies – Lean? Six Sigma? Agile? Critical Chain? Waterfall? Hybrid?

April 23, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98188

What methodology does your PMO use? Has your PMO gone fully Agile? Still Waterfall? Somewhere in between (“Wagile”)?

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PMI-ACP Agile Certified Practitioner – Certification Preparation Class

May 18, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

The PMI-ACP® is our fastest growing certification, and it’s no wonder. Organizations that are highly agile and responsive to market dynamics complete more of their projects successfully than their slower-moving counterparts — 75 percent versus 56 percent

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PMO Roundtable - Establishing and maintaining a PMO culture

May 21, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98188

What makes your PMO tick? The personality of each PMO and its PMs reflects its people, the company and its culture. What type of PMO are you?

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PMO Roundtable

June 25, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98188

At the end of every PMO Roundtable Season, we leave the June topic TBD until we can gauge the needs and the interests of our participants

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