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Our first ever all-virtual UXPA Boston Conference took place on October 23, 2020. Thank you to all who attended!
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Friday, October 23 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
The State of Agile UX

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“Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software”. If you recognized this principle from the Agile Manifesto, kudos to you! But did you know that the Agile Manifesto was written 20 years ago? What does it mean to be Agile in 2020?

This panel of UX leaders will discuss the unique attributes of Agile UX, key differences from a more traditional approach, how they evolved Agile UX practices in various organizations and some of the challenges to practicing Agile UX. Finally. They will also share recommendation for those who want to enhance their agile way of working.

Whether you are a deep agilist or agile-curious, join the conversation! There will be actionable take-aways for everyone, whether you work in a start-up, corporate or non-profit environments. Audience questions, friendly debate and banter will be encouraged!

Speakers
avatar for Diana Brown

Diana Brown

Product Design Director, New Relic
Diana DeMarco Brown currently works In a fully remote role as the Director of Product Design for Applied Intelligence at New Relic. She has worked as a designer and design manager for SmartBear, Nuance, Aspen Technology, Autodesk, Raytheon, and The MathWorks. She has also served... Read More →
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Jeremy Kriegel

UX Director, Audible
Jeremy Kriegel has been designing great user experiences (UX) for 20+ years. Just as we need to understand the needs and context of users to craft a design solution, Jeremy believes that success also requires us to look at the business context to craft an appropriate design process... Read More →
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Melanie St James

Chief Experience Officer, The Co8 Group
Melanie is a forward-thinking customer experience leader with a business strategy and product management mindset. Her ability to help teams integrate Service Design, User Experience, Agile, OKRs and Design Thinking allows for the rapid alignment of customer and business needs while... Read More →
avatar for Jen McGinn

Jen McGinn

Director of Cloud Management Product Design, VMware
Jen McGinn just started a new role leading a 45-person product design organization for the Cloud Management business unit of VMware. She is on two panels at this year's conference - one on the state of Agile UX and another debating the benefits of high-fidelity design (on the side... Read More →
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Calvin Arterberry

Lead UX Designer, Travelers Insurance
Calvin is an ardent Agile practitioner and supporter of Scrum. He has experience working in and establishing SAFe, Agile 2.0, and Agile product teams. He is currently helping Travelers Insurance transition to Agile 2.0 and outcome-based product development. 


Friday October 23, 2020 3:30pm - 4:15pm EDT
4 - Republic (Research & Panels)