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Getting Freddie Mercury and Spice Girls together on stage

Speaker: Ardita Karaj

Duration: 40 min

Track: Product

Level: Intermediate


Ever been in a situation when the Product Manager comes and asks for “a couple of small changes that are high priority” and the team says “They’re kind of big. Which one do you want first? Really, really!”.  “I want them all! As soon as possible”.

There are many directions one can go from here. One can work harder or work smarter. While you probably know ways to work harder, but let’s explore ways to work smarter.

In this talk Ardita will share techniques that she has used which produce good results. She will talk about Product management, technical backbone, collaboration and how all to get Product managers and teams “singing” together in harmony and with focus.


Ardita Karaj

Ardita is a passionate Agile coach, trainer, change agent and consultant in the Toronto area. She brings more than 15 years of software development experience from different commercial and public organizations. Over the past few years she has helped many organizations on process improvement. Working with both management and development teams, she is well known for applying Agile and Lean techniques to help identify and remove barriers in order to streamline software development efforts. Product strategy and product management is one of the areas where Ardita likes to focus her coaching with business partners. She is driven in creating sustainable change and has developed techniques that focus on building teams that have a culture of continuous improvement.