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  1. Agile Innovation Guru Series: Driving Speed, Delighting Customers

    Workshop: Oct 11 - 20 / Online: 10/11-10/13-10/18-10/20

    An exclusive webinar ‘sprint’ series on Agile product development across functions and industries, taught by the foremost industry experts. How do you get the right products out fast? Receive immediate action steps to meet your organization’s needs.

  2. How to Build and Test an Idea in Just 40 Hours

    Audio Session: Thursday, October 13, 2016 11:00am

    An exclusive one-hour webinar on how the design sprint can give you a superpower: the ability to build and test nearly any idea in just 40 hours. The sprint—a five-day process for answering critical business questions through designing, prototyping, and testing ideas—is a “greatest hits” of business battle-tested processes any team can use.

  3. The Rapid Learning Cycles Framework: A Repeatable Adaptation of Agile Development for Tangible Products

    Audio Session: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 12:00pm

    A special one-hour webinar on the Rapid Learning Cycles framework - a proven, repeatable method of Agile Development practices for tangible products. It overcomes many of the challenges that companies have had when they have tried to adopt Agile Development, by addressing the mismatches between the software / IT development environment and the challenges faced by scientists and engineers when the product involves physics, chemistry and/or biology.

  4. SCRUM for Hardware Development: What Works, What Doesn’t - Eleven Lessons Learned at Thermo Fisher

    Audio Session: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 12:00pm

    In this one hour webinar, Dr. Kevin Thompson will focus on SCRUM methods and the Product Owner’s role, including how to shepherd team members, define user requirements (User Stories don’t work the same way) and scope (time based estimation versus consensus norm of sizing). He will describe 11 different ways hardware practices differ from software and tell you what to do instead. Drawing on Thermo Fisher's experience using Scrum to develop mass spectrometry equipment, he will share lessons learned from this very successful experiment.

  5. Integration and Synthesis: Getting Started! Kick Start Your Agile Transformation

    Audio Session: Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:00am

    Our Agile series has covered a range of approaches, lessons learned, and recommendations for getting started on your Agile implementation. This final integration session will address your questions and pull it all together to get you and your team on the right foot for starting or improving your Agile implementation.