July Reston Book Club Meeting - Lean UX

July Reston Book Club Meeting - Lean UX

Lean UX: Designing Great Products with Agile Teams by Jeff Gothelf

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Event Date
Event Location

CACI 1st floor Conference Room
11955 Freedom Drive
Reston, VA, 20190

Open book discussion

Free meeting for Chapter members.
Preregistration, reading the book before the meeting, and bringing a copy (e-book okay) of the book to the meeting is required.

Purchase the book through Amazon here

https://www.amazon.com/Lean-UX-Designing-Great-Products/dp/1491953608/re...

An E-book version is fine if you can find one. It may also be available from your local library.

About the Book Club Meeting
The PMIWDC Reston Book Club is a forum for talking about books that touch on the widely varied challenges of project and program management. Our meeting on Herding Tigers will take place on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. We will meet in the first-floor meeting room in the offices of CACI from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.
Read more about the format of the book club in "About the Book Club" below.

About the BookAbout the Book
Lean UX: Designing Great Products with Agile Teams by Jeff Gothelf (2016) Current price is $14.99 for the Kindle edition on Amazon. The book may also be available from your local library.
Inspired by Lean and Agile development theories, Lean UX lets you focus on the actual experience being designed, rather than deliverables. This book shows you how to collaborate closely with other members of your Agile product team, and gather feedback early and often. You’ll learn how to drive the design in short, iterative cycles to assess what works best for the business and the user. Lean UX shows you how to make this change.

Special Instructions: 

PDU's Available:

5 PDUs for Certified PMs


About the Book Club:


The Reston Book Club is a forum for talking about books that touch on the widely varied challenges of project and program management. There is no Book Club membership. Any PMIWDC member can sign up to join our conversations. There are just three key requirements: preregistration, reading the book before the meeting, and bringing a copy of the book to the meeting. Note that you should sign up early as we limit the discussion to fifteen people so that everyone has a chance to share their opinion.
Come to the Book Club with an open mind and prepare to have your understanding adjusted as you hear about the book through the voices of your professional peers.
Studying project management and related topics through books is recognized and rewarded by PMI in PDUs, roughly on the basis of one hour of study equals one PDU. Continued certification as a PMP requires the accumulation of these valuable credits and we are pleased to offer this opportunity to obtain both the important training and the educational credit associated with it.

PDUs Available: 
5.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 
Technical

Event Keywords

Soft Skills

Communication

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

Sociological

Managing diverse teams: effects of culture, generation, gender, etc., on management / communication needs

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

Tools

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

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