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Harford Site Dinner - Business Value of Agile Organizations

Dr. David F. Rico will give a presentation on "Business Value of Agile Organizations: Strategies, Models, & Principles for Enterprise-Level Agility," which are emerging models for successfully managing 21st century human-capital, knowledge, and Internet technology-intensive global businesses. Dr. Rico will establish the context, provide a definition, and describe the value-system for lean and agile organizational strategies. He'll provide an overview and comparative analysis of major lean and agile frameworks, models, principles, and practices. He’ll then introduce a meta-model for achieving business-level agility based upon best-of-breed values, principles, and practices discussed herein. He'll also provide a brief survey of the costs, benefits, and performance results achieved by lean and agile organizations. Finally, he'll close with a summary of tips, tricks, technique, and common pitfalls of the lean and agile business paradigm. This briefing has been warmly received by multiple government agencies, businesses, and Fortune 500 firms throughout the U.S.

This meeting will qualify for 1 hour of Strategic credit.


Dr. Rico oversees a multi-billion-dollar IT portfolio. He’s been a technical leader in support of NASA, Navy, Air Force, and Army for over 30 years. He has led over 30 change initiatives based on Cloud Computing, CI, CD, DevOps(Sec), Microservices, Lean, Agile, SOA, Web Services, Six Sigma, FOSS, PMBoK, ISO 9001, CMMI, Baldrige, TQM, DoDAF, DoD 5000, etc. He specializes in IT investment analysis, portfolio valuation, and organization change. He’s been an international keynote and conference speaker, authored seven textbooks and numerous articles, and is a frequent PMI, INCOSE, ALN, and SPIN speaker. He is a Certified PMP, CSEP, ACP, CSM, FCP, FCT, SAFe Agilist, and DevOps expert, and teaches at seven Washington, DC universities. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science, M.S. in Software Engineering, and D.M. in Information Systems. He has been in the IT field since 1983.

Event Properties

Event Date 10-09-2018 5:30 pm
Event End Date 10-09-2018 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 02-15-2018
Cut off date 10-09-2018 11:55 pm
Individual Price $32.00
No. of Strategic PDUs 1.0
PMI Event Number C078-20181113
Location (Click link for address)
Harford Site - Green Turtle - Harford Mall
696 Belair Rd, Bel Air, MD 21014, USA
Harford Site - Green Turtle - Harford Mall

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person($)
10 28.00
11 28.00
12 28.00
$32.00 30

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