Professional Development Meeting – 2019 April

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Come join us for the first in a three part series focusing on Quality 4.0 The future of Quality. As we prepare to co-host the 2019 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement in Fort Worth in May, let’s discover the future of Quality.

Presentation:

Quality & The Agile Enterprise

Nigel Thurlow, Chief of Agile at Toyota Connected, Toyota Motor Corporation will discuss quality from the standpoint of the Agile Enterprise, The Toyota Way, and lean production.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a senior leader of one of the world’s classic quality management organizations.  Come prepared to hear how Toyota Connected, a cutting edge mobility organization, is leading quality and change both now and in the future.  Don’t miss this fascinating learning opportunity.

Speakers:

Nigel Thurlow, Chief of Agile at Toyota Connected, Toyota Motor Corporation is a Lean Evangelist, Continuous Improvement Leader, Quality Advocate, Agile & Scrum Coach, and a member of The Machine That Changed the World.

Considered by peers as an expert in Lean implementation and process improvement, gained from a Toyota background, he evangelizes quality improvement and waste reduction, using his Toyota years as a foundation for teaching how to get more for less, while continuously improving the organization to deliver better value to the customer.

After many successful years as an industry accredited project leader, his focus is now on building and coaching high performing teams, and developing Lean & Agile Leadership within Fortune 500 organizations who are embracing change through the adoption of Lean, Kanban, Agile and The Scrum Framework.

In 2017 following 2 1/2 years with Scrum Inc, Nigel has moved back to his roots and re-joined Toyota as the Chief of Agile with Toyota Connected, the Toyota company building the future of connected vehicle technologies. Nigel holds numerous accreditations in many agile disciplines having been trained and mentored by many notable industry experts, and has trained and certified over 2000 Scrum professionals as a certified Scrum trainer for the Scrum Alliance. He is also a Lego Certified Facilitator.


Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 25th April 2019
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Dinner Price: $25.00

Meeting Location:
Ten50 BBQ
1050 N Central Expy, Richardson, TX 75080

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