Jack Skeels

Jack leads AgencyAgile and is responsible for ensuring that client engagements, along with goals, business objectives and overall results are aligned from start to finish with clients, our teams and all related stakeholders.

Jack has a proven track record of structuring and managing client engagements to success using a range of innovative and client-collaborative techniques including: Agile, Scrum, Extreme programming, Discovery/Fusion workshops, User Journey planning, and many facilitation techniques aimed at eliciting information, involvement, engagement and ownership from key business stakeholders.

 

Getting Scope and Estimation Right

February 22, 2017 | 10:00 AM

Ever wonder why your projects struggle so much to stay on-schedule and budget, and why your clients seem to redefine scope in their minds late in a project? Learn the insights and secrets needed for great Scoping and Estimation from Jack Skeels, the developer of the REALscope method that is used now by over 80 agencies and results in 80% reductions in project schedule and budget overages. You’ll learn:

  • The three essential elements of effective scoping
  • How slower scoping yields faster projects and happier teams and clients
  • The correct use of the stakeholders involved
  • How your PMs and BAs often make things worse
  • Simple techniques that you can use to start getting scope defined better

 

Meet with Jack: AgencyAgile

February 21-22, 2017 | By Appointment

Throughout our time together you’ll have the opportunity to meet with experts in legal, finance, process, leadership and team dynamics. These special sessions are very limited, so make sure and sign-up at registration. Each attendee is allowed to sign-up for one session based on availability.