David Harned


David Harned has been in the digital project management space for over 20 years, and is PMO Director for Monotype, a creative brand expression company well-known for typography.

David is an inspired Agile leader and uses Scrum, Kanban and Lean approaches to manage projects. He has been coaching Monotype through an Agile transformation with enterprise-wide Scrum adoption incorporating over 30 Agile teams across the US, Europe, Argentina and India using the Scrum@Scale and Spotify models. David holds many industry certifications in both Agile and Scrum. He is a published author with a book entitled Hands-On Agile Software Development with JIRA, which can be purchased on Amazon.


Website: monotype.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/davidharned
Twitter: @digicoffee


Managing Internal Projects & Agile Teams using JIRA

1:30 PM, Monday, October 21

Do you work with internal teams to build and deliver digital projects? If you struggle with how to best manage the complexity of teams, priorities and programs while providing visibility, transparency and accountability across a portfolio of activities, then you might need to up your tool game!

In this workshop, David will show you how to set up your Agile projects in JIRA, create and prioritize your backlog, run Scrum or Kanban, broadcast team performance and look at how much value is being delivered by your program. If you already use JIRA, bring your experience and questions so we can get into real-world examples!

In this workshop you will:

  • Be introduced to the elements of the JIRA interface

  • Learn how to create different kinds of Agile projects

  • Learn how to create work items and prioritize them

  • Learn how to run Scrum and Kanban projects in JIRA

  • Learn how to look at team and program performance

  • See some examples of advanced reporting

  • Get some great ideas to bring back to your projects

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