Topic – Epics and Why We Need Them: Hierarchical Software Topology: How Epics, User Stories and Tasks work together and why that is important. This talk is about the ideal way a business partner should engage an IT organization to make changes or build new software. It also delineates the responsibilities of all parties involved in the process within this model, who does the what, and who does the how.

Speaker – Randall Hall from Safelite: Randal has been a member of the Central Ohio IT community for over a decade while working at several well-known institutions in Central Ohio. With over a decade of experience in IT, he has seen and lived many of the pitfalls of enterprise IT as well as Agile/Scrum transformations. He is excited to share some of his perspectives and experience with his fellow community members.