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SoCal Lean/Kanban meetup – Tuesday Jan 25

On Tuesday January 25, we are privileged to welcome our first international speaker to the SoCal Lean/Kanban meetup. Our presenter is Bob Marshall (@FlowChainSensei), a London(U.K.)-based coach and consultant to technology businesses.

The event in brief:
“So you want to build a really successful tech business, eh?”

There can be many different paths to a “successful” tech business, many of them involving luck, prior art or exploitation of existing assets. One option – surprisingly rarely chosen – is to concentrate on operational excellence and effectiveness of execution. Bob will be hosting a conversation on this topic, and along the way offering some advice and suggestions on what a truly effective tech business can look like and work like – with the help of ideas like Lean, Systems Thinking, Rightshifting, the Marshall Model, and FlowChain.

Schedule — Tuesday January 25
7:00pm Networking
7:20pm Bob Marshall presents
8:30pm Questions and discussion

Location and parking
We are graciously being hosted by CityGrid Media, located at 8833 W. Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood.  Early arrivals will benefit from the free valet parking inside the IAC building (where Citygrid is located). Once the garage is full, street parking is the best option. The building offers full disabled access.

Please let us know you’re planning to attend by RSVPing on our Meetup site.

About the presenter

Bob Marshall has been a specialist in the transformation of organizational performance – particularly in the software development and business technology arenas – for the past twenty years. At present, Bob is CEO and Chief Coach at Falling Blossoms, creator of both the Javelin™ and FlowChain™ product development methods, and a leading practitioner in the field of Rightshifting organizational effectiveness.

Bob says:
“I became a Rightshifter in the first place because of the egregious waste of time, money, effort and – above all – human potential that I have seen time and again in organizations trying to develop software-intensive systems, products and services. So many people have such a poor time at work, frustrated and unfulfilled every day, in the majority of organizations out there.”

Three slides about Rightshifting: