Linking Strategy to Execution: Designing Business Value into the Backlog

Presented by Peter Moon

Many organizations complain about the chasm between business stakeholders and software development teams. Improved requirements, planning, and project management controls help you deliver on promise, but they often fall short when it comes to prioritizing what to build. In this talk, Peter will show how to use design practices to increase innovation, autonomy, team health, and generate more business value in the backlog.

About Peter Moon: 

Peter Moon is a Managing Partner at Navicet, a design consultancy that helps teams develop design capabilities into a competitive advantage.
He has over 30 years of commercial software design and IT management experience.
A 13 year veteran of Microsoft, he held such positions as Director of Tools for North America Services, Engineering PUM, Quality Director, and Consulting Engagement Manager where he drove some of the largest services engagements in North America.
 While at Microsoft, Peter developed new practices for IT software design and drove global adoption for over 10,000 IT pros. He has been a speaker at numerous industry conferences, has coached hundreds of teams to achieve better business results through proven practices in design, requirements, risk and project management and has served on Microsoft IT's Architectural and Standards review boards. 
Peter launched Navicet with a group of like-minded practitioners in 2014 to serve customers in the Puget Sound area who believe in the power of design to transform business.