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Business Systems Coach Kent McDonald, Knowledge Bridge Partners

Business Systems Coach Kent  McDonald A business systems coach with more than a decade of experience, Kent McDonald has successfully guided projects and designed business solutions in the financial services, health insurance, performance marketing, human services, non-profit, and automotive industries. His background includes delivering data-intensive and Web-enabled application development projects that provide outstanding business value. He has coached client staff to help teams reach project goals more productively and effectively. Kent is a sought after speaker, writer, and coach on project leadership, business analysis, and delivering business value through projects. He is the current President of the APLN.

Presentation: "Leading Business Agility - Think Tank Session with Speakers and Panelists"

Time: Monday 13:45 - 14:45

Location: To be announced

Abstract: Breakout Think tank sessions lead by panelists and morning speakers to address attendees individual business issues.

Presentation: "Building Effective Business Value Models"

Time: Monday 15:00 - 15:45

Location: To be announced

Abstract: How can we build a business value model that incorporates change? Kent addresses methods to help you build a value model for your projects and strategies to reassess the value of the project on a regular basis to know if you have enough business value to go to market. He will also discuss how teams can use the value model as a source of decision filters for feature priority.