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President Pollyanna Pixton, Evolutionary Systems

President Pollyanna  Pixton Pollyanna Pixton developed collaboration tools for leaders through 38 years inside and consulting with corporations and organizations. She helps leaders create workplaces where talent and innovation is unleashed?making them more productive, efficient, and profitable while leading change in their marketplace. She writes, teaches, and speaks internationally on collaborative leadership and business ethics. Currently, she is co-authoring a book for Addison Wesley entitled ?Stand Back and Deliver: A Leader?s Guide to the Agile Enterprise.? Co-founder and board member of the APLN, contact Pollyanna at ppixton@accelinnova.com.

Presentation: "Tools for Agile Business Leaders: Strategy, Portfolio Management, and Collaboration"

Time: Monday 10:15 - 12:00

Location: To be announced

Abstract: Innovation is critically important to success. How responsive is your organization to new ideas about improving operations, product lines, and services will determine your future? To increase productivity, successful leaders create adaptive and participatory organizations. But they must remain inline with the company's strategy. Once understood, product and project portfolios must be balanced and managed to embrace change in the marketplace. Leaders will learn to operationalize change, how to keep their companies delivering business value, embrace change and not spiraling into chaos.

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: "Wrap Up"

Time: Monday 16:45 - 17:00

Location: To be announced