Agile Success Metrics, or How to get Executive Buy-in

Agile Success Metrics, or How to get Executive Buy-in


Stephanie Groot

Senior Director Product Operations

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Event Date
Registration Date
Event Location

Noblis, Atrium Entrance, which is between the 2002 and 2000 buildings
2002 Edmund Halley Drive
Reston, VA, 20191

Agenda and Cost:

5:30 – Networking
6:00 – Announcements
6:05 – Presentation
7:00 – Wrap Up Discussion/Meet Up concludes

About the Event

Agile teams measure success by outcomes like value delivered to customers, commitments met, collaboration, transparency, and work at continuous pace. Executive teams success metrics evaluate budget, expenses, time to market. Agile Success Metrics will show how to bridge the measurement gap to provide the metrics that the Executive team needs in an Agile way.

Learning Outcomes
- Understand various metrics to measure work
- Understand WBS, velocity, story points, and estimation
- Define needs to define metrics

About the Agile Meet-up
This meet-up has a focus on Agile PM. We will be discussing pragmatic solutions to real agile project problems.

Special Instructions: 

Parking is free and available in the front of the building. There will be signs directing students to the Atrium Entrance, which is between the 2002 and 2000 buildings. Atrium doors will open 15 minutes ahead of the scheduled class. Please note that there is a fair amount of construction activity next to our building as they are completing the Silver Line Reston Town Center stop. Please leave a few extra minutes of travel time due to this construction activity.

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 
Strategic and Business Management

Event Keywords

Soft Skills

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

Industry / Sector


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


Information Technology, including organizations that utilize Agile development methodologies

About the Speaker

Stephanie Groot

Senior Director Product Operations

Stephanie Groot is a Senior Director Product Operations at Decisiv. Decisiv built a global data network for several Fortune 500 OEM. Stephanie designs and delivers analytics products that leverage the network to increase revenue, improve communications, and transparency for Decisiv and their customers. She also establishes process improvements that enable Decisiv to scale across organizational lines. In 2018, Stephanie designed a single solution that provided cost savings of $1.3M.

As a Certified Scrum Professional and PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, Stephanie has been a Scrum Master, Product Owner, coached teams, and led Agile transformations. Through coaching, she guided Product teams to improve their operational efficiencies and Agile practices. She is a mentor for Women in Technology, and Code Loudoun where she organizes hack-a-thons for High School students. The founder of Agents of Agile, Stephanie built a user group of 300+ Agile practitioners.

About the Agile Meetup

This is the kickoff event for a regular monthly meetup on the topic of Agile PM. We will be discussing pragmatic solutions to real project problems. No hype. No dogma. Just real PMs talking about the Agile movement and how it will impact their projects, as well as their careers.

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