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    • Continuous Delivery = Agile + DevOps: Learn more with Guest Forrester
      Continuous Delivery = Agile + DevOps: Learn more with Guest Forrester Forrester VP and Principal Analyst, Diego Lo Giudice and Dan Rice, Agile Advisor, CA Technologies Upcoming: Mar 2 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • The Global Agile Software Application Development Online Survey from Forrester Research, Inc. shows that a third of firms have been practicing agile for more than five years, and 54% have successfully scaled their Agile practices to more than half their teams.*

      People who practice agile methods often talk about "pulling quality forward." This and other agile tenets (delivering early and often, reducing batch size, inspecting and adapting, creating a collaborative culture and focusing on customer value) are designed to help organizations get valuable, high-quality features out the door, fast. But they can't happen just in engineering: agile succeeds as a mindset that's systemic throughout your organization.

      Join CA Technologies and guest speaker Diego Lo Giudice, Forrester VP and Principal Analyst in Application Development + Delivery to find out how YOU can help make your business an agile business by implementing agile both upstream (through your business portfolio) AND downstream (through testing and operations).

      If you're ready for a strategic, collaborative approach to delivering value to customers, then you won’t want to miss this webinar.


      *Forrester Research, Inc. “The 2015 State Of Agile Development: Learn From Agile Expert Firms,” August 2015

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    • The Role of the Project Manager in an Agile Business
      The Role of the Project Manager in an Agile Business Ann Konkler, CA Technologies Agile Consultant and PMI-ACP Recorded: Feb 16 2017 6:00 pm UTC 57 mins
    • More and more organizations are adopting agile methods to help manage complex work and improve project delivery. If you’re a Project Manager, you may be wondering: Is an agile approach right for my organization? Do I have a role on an agile team, and if so, what is it? How do I make agile methods work in my context?

      Join Ann Konkler, Agile Consultant at CA Technologies, on Thursday, February 16, 2017, 10am PT / 1pm ET, to better understand the role of the Project Manager in an agile business. During this webinar, you’ll learn:

      • How Project Managers can have a meaningful role
      • Which agile framework is right for you
      • How to coordinate across teams when some are applying agile methods and others are not

      We want to help you better understand your role as a Project Manager in an agile business. Join us to learn more and bring your questions to this engaging webinar.

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    • Take Agile to the Next Level: Featuring Forrester
      Take Agile to the Next Level: Featuring Forrester Forrester VP and Principal Analyst, Margo Visitacion and Agile Advisor, CA Technologies, Laureen Knudsen Upcoming: Feb 28 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • According to recent research, “67% of high-performing CEOs are actively embracing agility, and 100% of them state that their companies actively experiment with new products and services.”* To deliver what customers really want, improve your bottom line and see teams really engage, you need to go beyond sprints and standups to business-level agile.

      As the speed of business grows and more competitors adopt agile, grassroots approaches just won’t cut it anymore. “Doing agile” doesn’t guarantee business value, and many companies now have the opportunity to connect their overall business strategy to the execution of the work. Are your agile practices improving or flatlining? Better yet, are they benefiting your bottom line?

      Join CA Technologies and guest speaker Margo Visitacion, Forrester VP and Principal Analyst in Enterprise Architecture, on February 28, at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET, for a webinar packed with research-backed tips on sustainable, high-performance agile at scale.

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    • Audits and Agile: Apples & Oranges?
      Audits and Agile: Apples & Oranges? Laureen Knudsen, Agile Advisor Recorded: Dec 14 2016 6:00 pm UTC 59 mins
    • In many organizations today—such as government, healthcare and banking—the pressure to comply with mandatory regulations feels in conflict with the pressure to move fast, release often and stay open to change. Even as more development teams adopt agile practices, regulatory agencies seem to prefer documentation over working software, templates over discussion, and governance over adaptiveness. So what's a high-compliance organization to do?
      One of the most often heard comments we hear when we talk agile in a highly-regulated environment is that it simply can't be done. If this is common thinking in your organization, you will not want to miss this engaging webinar.
      Laureen Knudsen will show you how to make agile audits easy. With more than 14 years of experience in regulated environments, Laureen designed a lightweight, auditable, product lifecycle allowing highly-regulated organizations to maintain regulatory compliance while reaping the benefits of agile methodologies.
      During this webinar, you’ll learn:
      •How to meet compliance requirements while shifting to agile practices
      •How to effectively use CA Agile Central project data to pass audits quickly and easily
      •How to streamline your product lifecycle
      Who doesn’t want an easier process when it comes to audits? Following the webinar we’ll leave time for Q&A, so bring your questions!

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    • Agile for Speed, productivity and … happiness 
      Agile for Speed, productivity and … happiness  Longda Yin, Principal Agile Consultant Recorded: Oct 27 2016 5:00 pm UTC 53 mins
    • Agile employees outperform so-called “hard workers” by nearly 20 percent, and research from Korn Ferry found that companies with more agile executives had 25 percent higher profit margins than their peers. Given the pervasiveness of agile in software development circles, and the pervasiveness of software as the backbone for every business today, it’s no surprise that agile tenets have pervaded employee expectations about the workplace. It’s why some of our agile coaches encourage customers to use employee happiness as a productivity metric.  
       
      Agile cultures are engaging cultures, and engaging cultures produce engaged employees. Are you ready to get going? We can help. Join us on Thursday, October 27, 10am PST / 1pm ET for this engaging webinar.

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    • The Agile Enterprise is not a Myth…it's a Reality
      The Agile Enterprise is not a Myth…it's a Reality Dan Rice, Agile Advisor, Agile Management, Americas & EMEA Recorded: Oct 11 2016 5:30 pm UTC 61 mins
    • Many companies experimenting with agile development methods in their engineering and IT groups are having only mixed success.

      Unless you’re implementing agile both upstream (through your portfolio) and downstream (through testing and operations,) you’re not harnessing agile’s full power through Digital Transformation. Being faster to market doesn’t help your bottom line if you deliver the wrong things, and failing to get the right things into production fast means you’re leaving money on the table.

      Join this web seminar to gain insight into the benefits of a digital transformation. You’ll discover a strategic, collaborative approach to channel the power of agile and deliver more value to your customers.

      You'll learn how to:
      Deliver value quickly in small increments across work streams
      Provide visibility into strategic initiatives that inform the process, from planning through delivery
      Support continuous delivery with automation

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    • A Modern PMO’s Guide to Scaling Agile
      A Modern PMO’s Guide to Scaling Agile Margo Vistacion, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research & James Chan, Director of Agile Management, CA Technologies Recorded: Sep 22 2016 5:00 pm UTC 57 mins
    • According to Forrester Research, customer obsession has
      created a business environment of continual disruption. And in order to adapt in an environment where change is the new normal, PMO leaders are looking for ways to scale Agile across the enterprise and transform into a value-focused organization.

      But scaling Agile to the enterprise requires a significant
      shift in the way business is run. Join this webinar with Forrester Analyst, Margo Vistacion, and CA Technologies Director of Agile Management, James Chan, as they discuss best practices for making the transition to Agile and how to levrage a modern, value-based
      portfolio management framework.

      You will learn:
      The changes modern PMOs can take to embrace Agile across the organization and bring
      executives on board
      How to adopt an Agile framework that is flexible enough to keep pace with your changing
      environment
      How to transition your focus from project delivery to delivering value

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    • Transform Your Agile Strategy to Deliver More Value
      Transform Your Agile Strategy to Deliver More Value Dan Rice Advisor, Agile Management, Americas & EMEA Recorded: Sep 27 2016 1:00 pm UTC 54 mins
    • Many companies experimenting with agile development methods in their engineering and IT groups are having only mixed success.

      Unless you’re implementing agile both upstream (through your portfolio) and downstream (through testing and operations,) you’re not harnessing agile’s full power through Digital Transformation. Being faster to market doesn’t help your bottom line if you deliver the wrong things, and failing to get the right things into production fast means you’re leaving money on the table.

      Join this web seminar to gain insight into the benefits of a digital transformation. You’ll discover a strategic, collaborative approach to channel the power of agile and deliver more value to your customers.

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    • Agile 101
      Agile 101 Todd Sheridan, Agile Coach at CA Technologies Recorded: Apr 19 2016 2:00 pm UTC 61 mins
    • In an app economy driven by software, agile development delivers faster time to market, increased productivity, improved quality and higher morale—and, ultimately, better business results.

      These days you’ll find agile used in banking, healthcare and manufacturing companies, and not just for developing software: business agility helps companies respond to fast-changing markets and deliver more value to customers. Accenture has found that high-performing organizations are six times more likely to have adopted agile methodologies, and the Project Management Institute has found that highly agile organizations are 50 percent more likely to
      successfully complete their strategic initiatives.

      There’s no better time to unleash the power of agile in your organization. Veteran agile coach Todd Sheridan will lead you through a quick and entertaining “Agile 101” review, where you’ll learn:

      ● An overview of agile, Lean, and Scrum
      ● How agile approaches differ from traditional methods
      ● The business benefits of agile
      ● How to sell your leadership on agile
      ● Ways to get started with agile

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    • Agile 101
      Agile 101 Todd Sheridan, Agile Coach at CA Technologies Recorded: Apr 19 2016 5:00 pm UTC 61 mins
    • In an app economy driven by software, agile development delivers faster time to market, increased productivity, improved quality and higher morale—and, ultimately, better business results.

      These days you’ll find agile used in banking, healthcare and manufacturing companies, and not just for developing software: business agility helps companies respond to fast-changing markets and deliver more value to customers. Accenture has found that high-performing organizations are six times more likely to have adopted agile methodologies, and the Project Management Institute has found that highly agile organizations are 50 percent more likely to
      successfully complete their strategic initiatives.

      There’s no better time to unleash the power of agile in your organization. Veteran agile coach Todd Sheridan will lead you through a quick and entertaining “Agile 101” review, where you’ll learn:

      ● An overview of agile, Lean, and Scrum
      ● How agile approaches differ from traditional methods
      ● The business benefits of agile
      ● How to sell your leadership on agile
      ● Ways to get started with agile

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    • Expand Agile Beyond Teams - 1 PDU
      Expand Agile Beyond Teams - 1 PDU Dan Rice Advisor, Agile Management, Americas & EMEA Recorded: May 10 2016 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • Many companies implement Scrum and other agile practices at the team level expecting to solve key problems and often end up asking more questions. Are our teams building the right things the right way? Are we working on projects that deliver the highest value? Are we delivering what we promised, on time?

      In this webinar, we’ll take you beyond agile processes and ceremonies to agile at the business level, so you can experience what delivering with speed and satisfying customers looks like. You’ll come away understanding:

      •How to build the features customers actually want, and see a return on investment
      •How to build things right to become a fast, predictable, high-quality delivery engine
      •How to coordinate work effectively and efficiently across all levels in the organization
      •How to become a responsive, dependable partner to the business

      If it’s time for a consistent, strategic approach to work across multiple departments in your organization—from your portfolio group to your team—then you won’t want to miss this webinar.

      This event qualifies for 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU credit).

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    • Agile Capitalization for Greater Business Value - 1PDU
      Agile Capitalization for Greater Business Value - 1PDU Pat Reed, Agile Alliance Director and Catherine Connor, Portfolio Agility Solutions Specialist at CA Recorded: Apr 7 2016 6:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    • With disruptive technology advances, software assets play an increasingly important role in creating a competitive advantage. It’s time for organizations to recognize and manage business software as a strategic corporate asset. To keep up with the speed of business, companies turn to agile practices to deliver better customer value faster. Challenge: agile software development is too often misunderstood and misreported, impacting taxation, higher volatility in Profit and Loss (P&L) statements, and dramatic, unnecessary staff cuts in an economy where talent retention is paramount to foster innovation. To avoid those negative implications, companies can evolve their financial reporting practices to leverage the financial advantage of agile so they can benefit from the significantly increased tax savings and investor interest associated with agile capitalization. This session will unravel the benefits of agile capitalization and explain how to appropriately interpret and apply generally accepted accounting standard (GAAP SOP 98-1 and ASC 350-40) so your organization can increase its agile adoption to deliver more business value faster to customers.

      This event qualifies for 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU credit).

      In accordance with its Privacy Policy, CA Technologies may disclose your registration information to its partner(s) who assist with this presentation. For more information about CA’s practices, please visit the CA Privacy Notice: http://www.ca.com/us/privacy.aspx

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    • Planning Your Agile Journey
      Planning Your Agile Journey Steven Smith, Agile Consultant, Solutions IQ Recorded: Feb 13 2013 4:00 pm UTC 30 mins
    • Successful Agile adoption involves far-reaching changes at the individual, team, and organizational level. This session will help you define and plan a successful agile change management program and prepare for the transition, laying out the full scope of what it takes to adopt Agile to those who are responsible for devising and implementing the transformation. Participants will gain an understanding of the real-world challenges and problems they will face and the steps they should take to address them. Stakeholders will become familiar with the key elements of a successful Agile adoption program, including business case definition, adoption program elements, managing the organization change, measuring success, and sustaining the results. Special emphasis will be given to how to implement and scale Agile for larger organizations, including scaling strategies such as the rolling wave and train-the-trainer programs.

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    • OBJEKTspektrum Webinar: Qualitätsmanagement goes Agile
      OBJEKTspektrum Webinar: Qualitätsmanagement goes Agile Jutta Eckstein, Business & Agile Coach & Dirk Hedderich, Solution Consultant, HPE Software Solution Area (ADM) Recorded: Apr 18 2016 7:30 am UTC 51 mins
    • Thema 1 – by Jutta Eckstein
      Gemeinsame Verantwortung für Qualität als Erfolgsfaktor agiler Projekte
      Um die heutige Forderung -bedingt durch das überlebenswichtige Time-to-Market- nach angemessener Qualität zu erfüllen, muss Qualitätsmanagement als Kompetenz im Unternehmen auf allen Ebenen verankert werden. Folglich hilft bei der Integration der Softwareentwicklung in die Geschäftsprozesse eines Unternehmens die "Silo-Denke" nicht weiter, das heißt auch Qualitätsmanagement muss als gemeinsame Verantwortung über den gesamten Entwicklungsprozess verstanden werden. Agilität kann dazu beitragen, dies im Unternehmen zu implementieren, wenn sie als Teil einer größeren Entwicklung gesehen wird, bei welcher es darum geht mehr Verantwortung zu übernehmen, eine höhere soziale Kompetenz einzufordern sowie die Idee der lernenden Organisation als Schlüssel zum Erfolg zu sehen.

      Thema 2 – by Dirk Hedderich
      Modern Quality Management goes agile - Wie verändert Agilität das Qualitätsmanagement?
      "Softwaretester? Brauchen wir nicht - wir sind doch jetzt agil!" - Ganz so einfach ist es dann vielleicht doch nicht, wenn Qualitätsmanagement und Agilität aufeinander treffen. In den letzten Jahren hat sich das Software-Qualitätsmanagement in kleinen Schritten weiterentwickelt. Gleichzeitig haben aber besonders agile Entwicklungsmethoden die Softwareentwicklung abrupt verändert und DevOps bzw. Continuous Integration (CI) - Ansätze finden mehr und mehr Einzug in Unternehmen. In diesem Webinar wird dargestellt, wie agiles Qualitätsmanagement diese Veränderungen aufnimmt, integriert und mit modernen Entwicklungsmethoden Hand in Hand geht. Dabei wird auch ein erster exklusiver Einblick in HPE NextGen ALM gewährt - eine disruptive Innovation für das Modern Quality Management, welche Testmanagement, Agile, DevOps und Continuous Integration in einer Plattform integriert.

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    • Universal Agile Thinking – Supporting the Organization
      Universal Agile Thinking – Supporting the Organization Larry Cooper, Senior Partner, BSSNexus Global Inc & Jen Stone, formerly Managing Director, International Consortium for Agile Recorded: Oct 9 2013 6:00 pm UTC 49 mins
    • Agile is not new. US rocket scientists applied incremental design and development methods in the 1950’s and IBM taught incremental practices in Los Angeles in the early 1960’s. Despite its extensive history, many people think Agile started with the Agile Manifesto in 2001. The Manifesto’s emphasis on software development also created the misconception that Agile is limited to the software development lifecycle. While some practitioners focus solely on Agile methods, others perceive that Agile’s real value is in the ability of its principles to change our thinking and behaviors. For a growing number of people and the organizations to which they belong, Agile is a strategy that can be successfully applied to any context or industry in any part of any organization.

      In this webinar, we will review the broad origins of Agile, examine how Agile is permeating all facets of the organization, and consider the far-reaching implications of Agile within ITSM in particular. We will also explore the characteristics of an Agile organization, with an eye towards what needs to change in Agile IT organizations (both in Dev and Ops) by way of focusing on such technical aspects as how to capitalize software product development and how we can make Supplier Management more Agile.

      Learning Outcomes - attendees will be able to:
      - Identify the broad origins of Agile in order to place its development within a larger historical context
      - Identify how Agile is beginning to permeate all facets of organizations so they can begin planning interactions that take into account Agile’s broader, interconnected reach within their own organizations
      - Analyze the implications of Agile within IT and IT Service Management so they can adjust their methodologies to take advantage of its impacts
      - Assess what Agile means to software product development and Supplier Management in particular in order to begin to design successful approaches to their technical needs

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    • Agile and Service Virtualization—coming together for faster software delivery
      Agile and Service Virtualization—coming together for faster software delivery Suzette Johnson, Agile Center of Excellent Lead, Northrop Grumman, Ferhan Kilical, Sr Product Marketing Manager, HP Software Recorded: Dec 4 2013 8:00 pm UTC 34 mins
    • In an effort to gain speed and agility, many companies have adopted composite application development approaches in addition to the rapid adoption of Agile methodology in development teams. But while Agile promises speed, it does not guarantee high quality – which is critical to achieving business goals. The combination of Agile development in faster iterations along with componentized service-based applications promises significant breakthroughs in velocity. But it also brings a whole new set of challenges through dependencies, causing significant project delays and failures as dependencies rapidly turn into constraints. The answer lies in a new software capability known as Service Virtualization.

      Attend this Web Event to learn about the concept and value of Service Virtualization and how it can eliminate constraints throughout the Agile application development process. You’ll hear about:

      • The Agile approach and the importance of test and development teamwork
      • What types of impediments and constraints emerge with Agile and composite application architecture
      • How to eliminate these constraints in test and development with Service Virtualization
      • The ROI of implementing Service Virtualization

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    • Why doesn’t agile always work?
      Why doesn’t agile always work? Kirsteen King. Agile Programme Manager, BrightTALK Recorded: Mar 7 2013 4:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    • Some teams using agile report an increase in productivity of 200-400% but more than 70% of agile teams fail in their goals. Why is that? The presentation will look at some of the things that I think make a team work, and what are the common factors that lead teams to be unsuccessful. Agile is in theory so easy - so why is it so hard to get right?

      Kirsteen has been working in agile teams for 10 years, the majority of which were at the BBC. From a project manager to scrum master to programme and then ultimately portfolio manager for a large team which included iPlayer, Radio and Music, TV Platforms, some mobile and some social work. As a result she has been exposed to a variety of projects and methodologies and implementations around agile.

      Now at BrightTALK, Kirsteen is programme managing the technical team, developing the team’s agile processes.

      BrightTALK was founded in 2002 and we are providers of webinar and live video solutions. We have built our own automated webinar platform that allows business users to create and run their own live and recorded webinars and live events. This platform was launched in September 2008 and is now used by hundreds of content creators reaching thousands of users every day across a range of B2B sectors

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