The Inevitable Collapse of Agile - David Stackleather
May 8, 2020
Hosted by Rick A. Morris
The term “Agile” is so overloaded today that if an organization says they are Agile it provides precious little information about the them. Agile, in its current general understanding, has become a management fad. Like other fads before it, TQM, Reengineering, Six Sigma, it will go out of favor as more and more companies try to “install the Agile” and find that their problems do not magically disappear. This doesn’t mean however that businesses leaders should abandon the philosophical framework that was the original understanding of Agile. On the contrary, in times of great change such as these businesses leaders should be doubling down on true agility, but that doesn’t happen by hiring big consulting firms and implementing a pre-packaged framework. Rick will interview David Stackleather to gain insight behind why he feels the collapse is inevitable.
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Our program is designed for many types of individuals. Executives gain valuable insight into some of the largest issues facing their business. Employees learn how to influence without power. Team members learn how to associate and get along better with their teams. Even non-business people will learn many things about themselves and how they view life so that they can adjust the areas that need adjusting. Each week we cover goals and goal setting and learn how to break down large problems into small achievable wins. We also share tips on managing people without the normal tools of an HR manager. I hope you gain a powerful perspective while enjoying the show. Our topics are much like the career of a project manager: wide ranging with unlimited potential.
Rick A. Morris
Rick A. Morris, PMP, is an ITIL Practitioner, consultant, author, mentor and evangelist for project management. Rick is an accomplished project manager and public speaker. His appetite for knowledge and passion for the profession makes him an internationally sought after speaker delivering keynote presentations for large conferences and events around the world. He holds 18 certifications in the industry. Rick is the Owner of R2 Consulting, LLC and has consulted to numerous clients in a wide variety of industries including financial services, entertainment, construction, non-profit, hospitality, pharmaceutical, retail and manufacturing. Rick has over 90 implementations of Project and Portfolio Management systems including CA PPM (Clarity), Project Server, Planview and many more. Rick has written 3 books (The Everything Project Management Book, 2nd Edition, Project Management That Works! and Stop Playing Games!). An active member of the Project Management Institute, Rick is no stranger to being center stage in front of large groups of people. At the age of 11 Rick was a Walt Disney World Performer and in high school he worked at MGM Studios on various projects, including the New Mickey Mouse Club. Taking the experience of his youth and blending it with the knowledge he attained throughout his career, Rick has been able to inspire and mentor many project managers. His blend of real world experience and down to earth delivery style makes his passion for the profession contagious.