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OK, let’s dive into the episode!
Our guest today is Jesse Fewell.
Jesse is an author, coach, and trainer who helps senior leaders from Boston to Bangalore transform their organizations world-wide. As a project management pioneer, he founded and grew the original PMI Agile Community of Practice to 18,000 members and 40 volunteer leaders, co-created the PMI-ACP® agile certification, and co-authored the Agile Practice Guide® which has been translated into eleven languages. He is author of the upcoming book “Untapped Agility: Transforming your transformation”, equipping leaders to drive new ways of working. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, he is a dual-certified coach (Certified Enterprise Coach® and Leadership Circle Profile®) and an accredited instructor with multiple agile certification bodies.
We’re talking about whether or not the PMO can drive an Agile transformation. Hint: They ABSOLUTELY can and we’re going to talk about exactly how to do just that.
Check out this week’s podcast episode to learn:
- why there is a big gap (even hostility) between the PMO and Agile communities
- why executives sometimes believe the PMO is NOT a good candidate to lead agility
- the missing assets in many Agile transformations that PMOs can bring to the table
- how to get started if you’re interested in learning how the PMO can best support a shift to Agile
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