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2018 PDD Speakers: Erin Kaohelaulii-Brett and Heather Mylan-Mains (2/10/19- 3/3/19)

Olelo Cablecast
Watch on Olelo Channel 53:
Cablecast Schedule Dates and times:
February 10 at 12pm
February 17 at 12pm
February 24 at 12pm
March 3 at 12pm
For a recording of the Ōlelo PM Broadcast click here

2018 PDD* Speaker:  Erin Kaohelaulii-Brett, CSM, PSM, SSM

Presenting:  Retrospect-O-Fall: How to Create High Performing Self Motivated Teams

PMI Talent Triangle – Technical

Speaker Biography:

Erin Kaohelaulii-Brett is a Scrum Master on a cross-functional, multi-departmental software development team at Hawaii Medical Services Association (HMSA) that is working on a centralized benefit application.  As a servant leader, she has also executed the Product Owner role and continues to help as a Tester (including Test Automation).
She is an Agile enthusiast that wants to spread the na‘auao to anyone interested and is in the process of assisting with coaching/on-boarding new Scrum teams across the organization.


Have you ever worked with individuals that lack motivation and teamwork, causing your project to miss key deadlines?  How about running lessons learned sessions that resulted in no follow-up improvements? In this interactive workshop, attendees with learn how to use Agile/Scrum tools and techniques in a traditional project.
Erin will share her experience of facilitating retrospectives throughout the project life-cycle for various teams.  This process empowered team members to effectively communicate, collaborate, self-organize, and take action to continuously improve.  By using various techniques that are fun and creative, you’re able to help teams to continue to deliver with minimal oversight.


2018 PDD Speaker:  Heather Mylan-Mains, MBA, CBAP, CSM

Presenting:  Scope IS the Big Picture

PMI Talent Triangle – Technical


Speaker Biography:

Heather is from Des Moines, Iowa.  She is a stimulus for change as a mom, consultant, trainer, speaker and volunteer for IIBA®.  For the past 20+ years, she has collaborated with project teams to create better business outcomes.
She is a fierce advocate for excellent analysis practices and loves to share her passion through speaking, teaching, and mentoring.  She loves to travel and wants to travel the world sharing her experience to enable others. She has an MBA from Drake University, a BA in Accounting from Grand View College and is a CBAP®.  Heather blogs at www.BAsWithoutBorders.com.


Analysis is everywhere.  It’s not limited to a certain role or title in an organization.  It’s for everyone. Excellent business analysis will dazzle your customers. Learning to structure your thinking doesn’t come from a textbook. It comes from hands on practice with real life scenarios we face in our organizations every day.
Come and practice techniques to understand your customers from their viewpoint.  Learn how their stories will impact your projects. This journey through your customer’s eyes will allow you to think through risks, gaps, and scope.  The end result will be better business outcomes. And we will have fun!



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