You have an Agile Certification(s), now what?
With the explosion of Agile Certifications being offered and received, does a certification make you an expert? As advocate of learning, trainings and certifications, often times, I find that professionals walk away with a misconception that they are now experts and ready to tackle Agile Transformations, implement Scrum, curate Products or Scale complexities.In this presentation, I would like to engage the audience around this topic and share how certifications are only a piece of the puzzle of to becoming a subject matter expert.
Shenà Newman's Bio
Shenà Newman is a passionate enthusiast in coaching, training and innovative thinking. She is uniquely skilled in bridging gaps and facilitates problem solving to address fundamental business needs. Her current Agile/Lean professional effort is working with mid-large multifaceted IT Infrastructure teams, being fearless in challenging norms and curating strategic visions with successful outcomes.
With 17 years’ experience in Insurance and Technology she offers balanced expertise in customer experience, leadership, analytics, value stream mapping, coaching and Agile Journey Transformations. She approaches transformations, with a coaching style of meeting leaders and teams where they are in their journey to becoming Agile, with a hyper focus on BEING Agile not DOING Agile. Her efforts have proved to delivered Leadership Buy-In and measurable progress.
From mentoring to servant leadership; she has a matchless ability to not only select the right talent to execute on deliverables, but to build visionary leaders who rally around a unified vision, and implement that vision with effective results.
She attributes her professional and personal success to always having a learner’s mindset. As a life-long student of Agile/Lean concepts & principles and a trainer at KEPTRAINING, she acknowledges that certifications alone doesn’t equate to expertise. That they are a gateway to learning on your passage to becoming a subject matter expert.
Shenà enjoys volunteering in the community and working with community leaders for equal rights for women and minorities; along with being a co-organizer for Derby City Agile in Louisville, Ky. She also likes cooking, dancing and new found love for motorcycles.
- 6:00pm: Welcome
- 6:15-7:15pm: Featured Speaker
- 7:15 -7:30 pm: Questions & Wrap-up