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October 2017: Agility, Stability, and the Capable Organization (Tim Zeller)
Speaker: Tim Zeller
Date: Tuesday – October 17, 2017
Agenda: 6:00-6:45 Networking, FREE PIZZA and Roundtables
6:45-7:00 Opening Announcements
7:00-8:20 Featured Presentation
8:20-8:30 Closing Announcements
Who’s Invited: Everyone (industry, government, academia)
Location: The MITRE Corporation
Building S
202 Burlington Rd. (Rt. 62)
Bedford, MA 01730
More Info: For SPIN info, contact the SPIN Chairperson.
Boston SPIN meetings are free. No RSVP is necessary.
Cancellations will be announced.
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NOTE:
 The earliest arrival time at MITRE is 5:15pm, no one will be admitted prior to that time. Because of security concerns, you will need to present a Picture ID to the MITRE Security Department in the lobby and any large items you bring will be opened and inspected. The building is secured at 8:30pm. All attendees must have left the building by that time.

Important additional information for foreign nationals: Any foreign national attending meetings anywhere within MITRE need to give 10 days’ notice to the Security Department before they show up in the lobby; otherwise they will be turned away. If you are a foreign national desiring to attend this Boston SPIN meeting please email Ken Palmer, kpalmer@mitre.org, or Roy Lane, rlane@mitre.org, more than 10 days prior to the meeting so they can get paperwork submitted within the required time frame. Be sure to bring both a picture ID and visa/”Green Card” information with you to the meeting to present to the MITRE Security Department in the lobby.

Featured Presentation: Agility, Stability, and the Capable Organization

Agile executives and leaders in both the public and private sectors have been demanding a way to objectively evaluate and understand agile performance in their organizations, and have been yearning for a model for building agile capability across the enterprise.  Finally, there is a model to both evaluate agile performance and build agile capability; The Agile Performance Holarchy (APH), which draws from a broad range of Agile frameworks, is that model. The APH provides a fresh new approach to evaluating agile performance and building Agile capability through a series of interdependent performance circles and behavior holons, which exist and thrive within a collection of self-team.

About the Speaker

Tim Zeller

Tim Zeller, Broadsword’s Director of Strategic Solutions, is responsible
for the introduction of innovative service offerings into the market and
with our clients.

Tim is a Scrum Master, ISO Lead Auditor, Labor Relations Attorney,
ScrumMaster, and CMMI Process Improvement Specialist. He has deep
experience in the health-care sector and has worked extensively in State
and Federal Government. Tim has been the CEO of several non-profit
corporations and lives in Lansing, MI. He holds a degree in Management
from the University of Illinois, Springfield, received a Juris Doctorate
from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and enjoys exploring the mountainsides
of foreign countries on the back of a motorcycle.