It Worked for Us- Challenges and Solutions for BIG Agile Teams

It Worked for Us- Challenges and Solutions for BIG Agile Teams


Edmond Joe

Senior Program Manager

Shannon Griffith

Project Manager/Scrum Master
HMS Technologies

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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Event Location

Fair Lakes 5
12500 Fair Lakes Circle
Fairfax, VA, 22033

Agenda and Cost:

11:30 am: Check in and Networking
12:00 pm: Presentation
12:45 pm: Q&A
1:00 pm: Meeting Concludes

Membership in PMI is not required and there is no charge for attending this event, but preregistration is encouraged.

About the Program

The typical sweet spot for an agile team is 7 people +/- 2. What challenges are faced when your project has 20+ developers and how did we handle it ? Join Edmond Joe and Shannon Griffith as they share their insights and stories of what worked for them.

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PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
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Event Keywords

Soft Skills


Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.

Team Building

Techniques for building trust, team identification, common purpose, etc.

Hard Skills

Resource Problem Solving

"War stories" in successfully working through severe resource constraints


Specific tips and techniques in the use of PM tools (SW, other)

Industry / Sector


Federal, state, local or tribal government entities / Contractor for such entities

About the Speaker

Edmond Joe

Senior Program Manager

Mr. Edmond Joe is a Senior Program Manager for GreenZone Solutions where he serves as a Project Manager at the United Stated Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). At the USPTO, Mr. Joe successfully leads multiple high visibility, high priority IT projects to successful completion. His projects prior to joining GreenZone Solutions include engineering the world's first high powered laser to go into space (STS-64) for NASA, creation of automation software that saves $10 million dollars annually for Verizon and Windows 7 conversion for three Bureaus/Offices within the United States Department of Interior. Mr. Joe has a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the College of William and Mary and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University

Shannon Griffith

HMS Technologies
Project Manager/Scrum Master

Shannon Griffith is a Project Manager for HMS Technologies where she serves as a Project Manager and as a Scrum Master at the United Stated Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Her prior projects prior to joining HMS Technologies include health contract implementation, clinical operations management, and customer service process improvement at ValueOptions, Inc. Mrs. Griffith has a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from East Carolina University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from North Carolina State University.

About the Fair Lakes Luncheons

PMIWDC's free monthly brown bag luncheons in Fair Lakes Virginia.

PMI Membership is not required, nor is preregistration. This forum provides local education, networking and the opportunity for certified program managers to earn continuing education credits (PDUs).

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