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News October 4, 2016

Platinum Sponsor CapTech Will Have Two Presenters at Southern Fried Agile 2016


Michael Benning and Betsy Kauffman

Agile is as popular and as pleasing as any comfort food, so what better way to serve it than Southern fried? CapTech is proud to be a Platinum sponsor of Southern Fried Agile 2016, where two of our Charlotte CapTechers, Betsy Kauffman and Michael Benning, will be presenting their agile expertise. More than 700 expected attendees will gather at the Charlotte Convention Center on October 28th to participate in agile sessions, hear an exciting keynote, receive great giveaways, eat a delicious Southern Fried Agile lunch, and network as they 'uncover ways to practice agile and help others do it.'

If you plan on attending this fun and informative event, be sure to sign up for Betsy Kauffman's 11:30 am presentation, "Making The Shift: Project Manager to Scrum Master" and Michael Benning's 2:15 pm presentation, "Balancing Order & Chaos".

Making The Shift: Project Manager to Scrum Master

Room 213 A-B

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Betsy Kauffman, Senior Manager, CapTech

Working within an Agile environment requires more than learning a framework or process. This scenario driven conversation will address how we traditionally react to the organization and teams as a project manager, and the mental models and behaviors we need to adopt to successfully shift to agility.

Balancing Order & Chaos

Room 213 A-B

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm

Michael Benning, Senior Consultant, CapTech

Your Agile team is killing it: more features, in less time, and with higher quality. The tracked velocity shows that the once bottomless backlog only has about a sprint's worth of work left. If you want to keep delivering, that backlog needs to be restocked, and it's time to start working closer with the creative team....

To learn more or register for the conference, visit