PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter

Mark Wavle

Speaker Profile


Mark Wavle

PST, CBAP, Professional Coach, Instructional Designer, Professional Scrum Trainer, PSM III, CBAP at Unstuck Careers

Have No Fear - Improve Outcomes with Evidence-Based Management!

It can be scary to make good decisions as we work to deliver in the midst of change and uncertainty! What should we measure? Are our goals still valid? How can I know if we’re headed in the right direction? Through a set of interactive exercises, you will learn about the elements of Evidence-Based Management (EBM), including goals, measures in the four Key Value Areas (KVAs) and empirical cycles. Come learn how to make better decisions and continuously improve toward strategic goals and objectives.

Technical PDU: 1

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn four Key Value Areas (KVAs) and the balance needed for sustained success
  • Explore how empirical loops can be applied to strategic goals
  • Re-frame measures as empirical evidence that enables deeper questions for better decisions

About Mark

Mark Wavle is an experienced Agile practitioner, professional coach, and Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) who is passionate about helping leaders and teams improve their work through individual professional coaching and highly engaging education. He spent 10 years as a Business Analyst (CBAP) before joining his first Scrum team. In the 13 years since, he has been a Development Team member, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Agile Coach, and trainer for Scrum and Kanban teams in both small and scaled environments. Additionally, he has held leadership positions as Team Lead, Practice Manager, and National Agile Lead. As a sought-out speaker and trainer, Mark has created and delivered high-impact training and presentations at over 30 conferences and hundreds of companies throughout the United States and Europe. He was recently part of the team that created the new Professional Agile Leadership - Evidence-Based Management course with Mark is the owner, lead trainer, and professional coach at Unstuck Careers.