Process Improvement: How to Add Lean and Agile to Your OD Toolkit – March 13, 2019

Process Improvement: How to Add Lean and Agile to Your OD Toolkit – March 13, 2019

Join us for an evening of learning and discovery as we explore connections between OD and the groundbreaking process improvement methods of Lean and Agile. We will engage a panel of OD experts well-versed in Lean, Agile, or both.

Carl Terranova, of Propeller Consulting, will be our moderator. With his guidance, our conversation will intrigue both those new to and familiar with Lean and Agile.

Enjoy interactive activities following the panel.




Gary Langenwalter
Gary Langenwalter empowers employees by using Lean and its extensions for the last 25 years. He has written and delivered courses, led countless workshops on Lean, and has helped many clients implement and adapt Lean to their unique environment. He holds a BA (Oregon), MBA (Michigan State), and MTS (Boston University). He is co-founder of Portland Consulting Group. He has led five CCP projects and is an ODN board member.


Diana Larsen
A visionary pragmatist, Diana Larsen co-founded and collaborates in the leadership of Agile Fluency™ Project. Diana co-authored the books Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great; Liftoff: Start and Sustain Successful Agile Teams; Five Rules for Accelerated Learning; and the seminal article "Agile Fluency Model: A Brief Guide to Success with Agile." You can find more about the Agile Fluency Model at


Greg Sievers
Greg Sievers has focused on Lean, Agile, People and Process Improvement, and Organization Development for the past 20+ years. A common thread within these various initiatives has always been creating self-directed, high performing teams. Greg has implemented various training programs and provided coaching and facilitation to support Lean/Agile. He holds a BS (PSU) and CPC (Certified Professional Coach). He is a cofounder of Portland Consulting Group and past President of ODN 2009-2010.



Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Time: Registration and networking from 5:30-6 pm. Program from 6-8:30 pm. Location: SellerEngine Software, 133 SE Madison St, Portland, OR 97214.
Parking: Free on-street parking available.
Cost: ODN Chapter members and Partner Organizations (ATD, PHRMA), $10; Others, $25.
Refreshments: Light refreshments will be served.
Register: Through Eventbrite. Online registration available until 8 am the morning of the event. Registration also available at the door if space available. Limit 40.