Monday, February 16th, 2015
Location: IT-oLogy, 1301 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201 (map)
Date: Monday, February 16th, 2015
Time: 11:45 am (buffet lunch); 12:00 noon (program starts); 1:00 pm (program ends)
Guest Speaker: Mr. Scott B. Davis, MBA PMP CSM LSSBB CBPMP
Blending Traditional and Agile Project Management
Without Losing the Distinctive Benefits of Either
- Attendees will leave with 3 examples of how to use best practices and tools from traditional project management outlined in PMBOK 5th edition to enhance agile project management methods.
- The principles behind this enhancement will be outlined so attendees can apply the ideas across the spectrum of traditional and agile project management as needed.
Mr. Davis is also a decorated United States Army officer where he served as 157th Infantry Brigade Executive Officer and Logistics Officer. He worked with three brigades and two installations to spearhead the brigade's successful relocation and developed the Log 360 program to help logistics Soldiers deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan be better prepared for the challenges they would face.
He initiated the Brigade Logistician of the Month/QTR/Year Program to honor the brigade's top logisticians. He planned support for all classes of supply for five battalions as they deployed to MTCs to conduct post-mobilization training. Implemented the command supply discipline program plan which again proved successful in reducing non-vehicle related FLIPLs to zero over 18 months.
Mr. Davis was a lead planner for SAIC in Afghanistan for logistics and Mine Resistant Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicle upgrade production. He led process improvement teams to help regional leads meet production goals.
Most recently, Mr. Davis is a Senior Business Process Analyst for the Belk, Inc. corporation at their global headquarters in Charlotte, NC where he maps current business processes, develop business process management framework in eCommerce and lead or support process improvement efforts.
He is also the President Elect for the PMI Midlands chapter in Columbia, SC and a 6 Sigma Project Leader for Habitat for Humanity where he focuses on process improvement projects and pro bono business process and LSS consulting.