Chris Shinkle

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Software Truths

Thanks to Jeff Patton for inspiring us to design new artwork inside the SEP Product Design Studio. Jeff has used these points in many of his presentations and it was too good not to recreate. Software Truths PDF
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Build Better Backlogs Using Behavioral Design

Decisions we make every day are driven by cognitive biases designed to save time and energy. These mental shortcuts serve us well. Marketers have used this knowledge to build successful marketing strategies for many years. Armed with the same knowledge, is it possible for us to build more engaging products? In this video we’ll look […]
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10 Years of Agile

Presented by Chris Shinkle, Director of Innovation at Software Engineering Professionals (SEP)
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Six Keys to More Successful Projects through Visualization

Many companies are going through Agile transformations, however most struggle to achieve a lasting impact. Teams often struggle to gain clarity, improve accountability, or realize measurable progress. Traditional tools have failed and so has Agile. They appear to have all the right roles, ceremonies, artifacts, and tools, but something still isn’t quite right. Agile requires […]
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You Can’t Manage What You Can’t See

You know the old saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words”. And you know what it means – pictures convey so much more about people or an idea you’re trying to describe than you could ever hope to with words. So why is it in knowledge work, that some of the most important information […]
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What’s the Deal with Kanban?

“What’s the Deal with Kanban?” is presented by Chris Shinkle, Director of Innovation at Software Engineering Professionals (SEP).
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6 Steps to Better Innovation

Chris Shinkle, Director of Innovation at Software Engineering Professionals (SEP), presents “6 Steps to Better Innovation”
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MVP: Escape the Valley of Death

“MVP: Escape the Valley of Death” is presented by Chris Shinkle, Director of Innovation at Software Engineering Professionals (SEP).
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The Enterprise Lean Startup: Innovation through Experimentation

Chris Shinkle, Director of Innovation at Software Engineering Professionals (SEP), presents “The Enterprise Lean Startup: Innovation through Experimentation”
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