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Agility at Scale (P. 4)

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Category: Community & Engagement, Community Bubbles, Corporate Innovators, Data & Analytics, Founders & Startups, Human Performance, Investors & Capital, Open Accelerator




February 9, 2024
10:00 am - 11:00 am CST



Global Custom Commerce (GCC), a Home Depot company, in collaboration with Ion, is thrilled to present a new, educational event series, “Agility at Scale,” designed to equip startups and corporates alike with the knowledge and strategies to thrive in today’s dynamic market. In this four-part series, industry experts from GCC, a trailblazing tech company formerly known as Blinds.com, will guide you through the dynamic landscape of innovation mindsets, the art of recruiting for a culture of excellence, strategies for scaling effectively, and the best practices for achieving agility at scale.

Discover new insights, gain actionable strategies, and connect with like-minded professionals who are passionate about fostering innovation and growth. Whether you’re a startup looking to establish a strong foundation or an established corporation seeking to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing business environment, “Agility at Scale,” is for you.

Series topics and dates include:  

October 27, 2023 – Agile Mindset and Culture: Embark on a transformative journey into the world of agility at scale with this introductory session. Gain a foundational understanding of the principles and concepts that will set the stage for a dynamic series, and then dive deep into cultivating an agile mindset across your organizations, from recruitment to metrics. Learn why burns up trump Gantt charts and explore the power of BUM.

November 17, 2023 – Fireteams: Uncover the history and principles of these high-performing teams with discussions on passing down autonomy while maintaining responsibility. Learn why there is no “chief architect,” and why the product manager (PM) ≠ CEO of a product.

January 5, 2024 – Scaling Up: Navigate the complexities of scaling, from managing budgets and deadlines to defining clear boundaries for stories, epics, and projects.

February 09, 2024 – Common Mistakes and Lessons Learned: Benefit from GCC’s agile journey by examining their mistakes and lessons learned. Gain valuable insights to avoid common pitfalls in your own agile transformation.

For more information about the series, email Ragen Doyle, Corporate Engagement Officer, at rdoyle@ionhouston.com.


Ion District Parking Garage

Enter 4111 Fannin Street into your GPS for directions directly to this parking garage, located a block from the Ion. Parking in the Ion District Garage is free for the first two hours.

Red Parking Lot

Enter 4203 Fannin Street into your GPS for directions directly to the red parking lot, located across the street from the Ion. This lot is for overflow guest parking and tenant parking and is free for the first three hours.

Information and access to pay online for parking in the Red Lot can be found here.