Use of the Integrated Rolling Wave (IRW) at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Similar to techniques used in Scrum (development) and other forms of Agile software development, Integrated Rolling Wave Planning iteratively plans for a project as it unfolds. This webinar will explore the IRW approach and how KGS was able to successfully implement it at the VA in order to provide tangible and meaningful mission effectiveness, ensuring Veterans received the benefits they earned and deserved. Presenter: Ian Richey, Vice President, Business Transformation Mr. Ian Richey, a published and recognized industry leader in quality management and performance improvement joined KGS in November 2011. As Vice President, Business Transformation, he supports the Chief Innovation Office (CIO) in the development of KGS’s Business Transformation Practice. Additionally, he will architect next generation solutions and lead quality and performance initiatives within the organization and for KGS’s clients. With more than 20 years consulting expertise to commercial and federal clients, Mr. Richey brings focused knowledge in the areas of Telecommunications, Information Technology, and the Defense Industry. He holds a Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification, and a Jonah (Theory of Constraints) certification. Mr. Richey served in the U.S. Navy in the field of Cryptology. While actively deployed to the 6th Fleet, he attained an MBA from Bowie State University. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts from Randolph-Macon College.

Presenter: Ian Richey

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