LAN’s August event features Padma Putrevu a seasoned Program and Project Management professional. Padma will present ‘Embrace Resistance to Create Incremental Magic.’ Abstract:This topic will explore how to be an
LAN’s August event features Padma Putrevu a seasoned Program and Project Management professional. Padma will present ‘Embrace Resistance to Create Incremental Magic.’
This topic will explore how to be an effective change agent by embracing resistance. Scrum Masters, as change agents are more likely to be successful in their efforts to get others to embrace change if they will themselves demonstrate an ability to embrace resistance to change, to appreciate the positive aspects of resistance and to put those positive aspects of resistance to use in the service of the change being resisted. Ask powerful questions, co-create experiments, and iterate to the goal. Create incremental magic!
About the Speaker:
Padma Putrevu, is a seasoned Program and Project Management professional with over 20 years of track record delivering complex technology programs. Industries served span Information Technology, Federal Government, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Financial Services and Education. She leads several Agile teams (both Scrum and Kanban) and plethora of continuous improvements through coaching and effective facilitation. As a servant leader she identifies anti-patterns at grass-root level, brings cohesion, incorporates design thinking techniques to drive business value and helps teams attain higher levels of Agile maturity. She serves the Agile community in the DC metro area, locally and internationally. She has presented several talks on invigorating topics in Agile meet ups, built vibrant communities as an International Spiral Catalyst for Lean In Agile in DC metro area, Australia, India and Sri Lanka.
With a Master’s in Business Administration, SAFE Program Consultant, Trained Jira Administrator, Certified Agility Health Radar Facilitator, Certified Design Thinking Practitioner of Human Centered Design, SAFe-Program Consultant, IC Agile Certified Coach and Facilitator, and PMP, she continues to serve Agile communities to attain their vision and value, an increment at a time.
(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm