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Full name

Hasan Jaffal

Job Head of Project Management Office
email hasanjaffal [at] hotmail [dot] com
Skypeid hasanjaffal
Phone number 009613926130
Company ArabiaGIS
City (Country) Beirut - Lebanon
Time 45'
Type of Conference Conference > 100 attendees
Level Everybody

Introduction to Agile Scrum


Hasan Jaffal is the head of the project management office at ArabiaGIS, he has years of experience in managing software development projects and providing consultancy in software architecture. Certified PMP Project Manager and certified Scrum Master, with expertise in software projects life cycles, agile development, planning, executing, controlling and closing projects, delivering business value and delighting stakeholders. Hasan has an excellent understanding of software practices and a long experience in assimilating new technologies. During his rich career path Hasan has mentoring project managers from different levels. Hasan has worked in several countries including Africa, the Gulf and the Middle East and has managed international software projects in the cadaster, urban planning, elections, tourism and other markets.


Scrum is one of the leading agile software development processes. Over 12,000 project managers have become certified to run Scrum projects . Since its origin on Japanese new product development projects in the 1980s, Scrum has become recognized as one of the best project management frameworks for handling rapidly changing or evolving projects. Especially useful on projects with lots of technology or requirements uncertainty, Scrum is a proven, scalable agile process for managing software projects. The Scrum lecture is designed to increase the overall understanding of Agile practices across an entire organization, and helps to link the business owners to the technical teams delivering software that improve business performance. The modules are helpful for everyone, from the top level management to developers, testers and IT operations, and marketing, sales, human resources and other stakeholders within the software-driven enterprise. This broad level of knowledge and understanding is critical to the successful adoption of Agile-based methods that impact virtually all aspects of daily business operations. This session will be equally suited for managers, programmers, testers, product managers and anyone else interested in improving product delivery.

Benefits for the attendees

The Scrum lecture will help you: - Increase the overall understanding of Agile practices across an entire organization. - Link the business owners to the technical teams delivering software that improve business performance. - Identify the basics of what you need to know to get started with Scrum. - Learn all key aspects of Scrum including product and sprint backlog, the sprint planning meeting, the sprint review, conducting a sprint retrospective, activities that occur during sprints, measuring and monitoring progress, and scaling Scrum to work with large and distributed teams.


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