Marco Timmer

DXC Technology

Delivery Manager / Program Manager



Workshop

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Is the PM squeezed in the SCRUM?


According to the PMBOK a project is a temporary endeavour undertaken to create a unique product, service or result. But what about Agile, Scrum, Kanban and Dev Ops. How does this fit into the definition of a project and more important what is the role of a PM in these methodologies/ways of working. Do we all need to transfer into Scrum masters, product owners and agile coaches?


There are significant differences between waterfall and agile but also similarities. The workshop goal is to create awareness that project execution and the role of the PM is changing with an agile way of working. Based on a number of example cases, the participants will be challenged to find the differences and how their current experience and knowledge is still of great importance in project execution, whatever methodology is used.

 

Professional experience

Marco Timmer started his career in Software development with AT&T in 1987 after completing his Information Technology study (B.Sc.) in The Hague. After working for multiple companies in different Industries in IT related roles he moved to EDS in 1996 to become active in the “outsourcing business” working for multiple customers mainly in EMEA. Although EDS became HP, HPE and DXC Marco continued to be active in Project / Program Management roles. The most recent years he fulfils the roll of Project Delivery Manager responsible for all Infrastructure projects for multiple customers in the EMEA North Region.


Marco lives in the south part of the Netherlands with his wife and 2 daughters. In his spare time he enjoys climbing (indoor – bouldering) and outdoor in the forests (track climbing).


More information can be found at https://www.linkedin.com/in/marco-timmer-64b601/.