Presented by:Sean K. Murphy, SKMurphy, Inc.
Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2009, 6:30 PM
Location: Hewlett Packard (see directions),
Bldg. 48, Oak Room
Pruneridge and Wolfe, Cupertino, CA
How can teams become more effective at making decisions quickly and reaching a working consensus? Join us as we explore team decision making, the challenges in blending human expertise, and the use of software tools to maintain a shared situational awareness and improve the timeliness and quality of decisions. This talk explores problems that engineering teams and startups wrestle with as they move from hunches to working technology to product to repeatable, scalable processes. This talk will cover how groups make decisions and how to systemically approach the management of exploration and verification cycles in product and customer development situations. Whether you are a solo entrepreneur, a talented engineer, a manager or a CEO you will learn some practical tips for leading your team to successful decision making.
About the Speaker
Sean Murphy has taken an entrepreneurial approach to life since he could drive. His firm, SKMurphy, Inc. helps software startups transform their technology development focus to a customer development focus and accelerate their business with scalable sales, marketing, and business operations. SKMurphy, Inc. specializes in early stage and emerging market software companies who are challenged either by new product introduction or the need to diversify beyond their initial success. Some clients are in transition from delivering their technology primarily as consulting to a full product.