Monday, June 23, 2014

Broadsword Keynote Speakers Offer Critical Insights on Performance Innovation and Process Improvement

Speakers Group helps companies solve performance issues through results-focused presentations and workshops

WATERFORD, MI.  June 24, 2014 -- Broadsword, one of North America's leading engineering and software performance innovation firms, has launched the Broadsword Speakers Group to help companies improve performance, build better products and create high performing teams.

Faced with competitive pressures, quality concerns, and significant operational challenges, companies are seeking innovative ideas to improve performance and increase profitability. Broadsword’s speakers meet that need by sharing information and lessons built on years of real-world experience working with clients in software development, design engineering, aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, and state and federal government.

“Teams want practical, useable ideas they can implement right away,” said Jeff Dalton, President of Broadsword Solutions.  “Theory is great, but we share proven approaches built upon evidence-based models that can help a company quickly transform the way they do their work.  We help them to do what they do, only better.”

Building on their experience working with clients on performance innovation, process improvement and organizational change, Broadsword keynote speakers tailor their presentations to meet the business goals of each company or organization. They strive to create an entertaining experience that is relevant, timely and actionable.

Frequently requested topics include the following:

Agile Resiliency:  How to Scale Software Development with Agile Methods reveals how to strengthen and reinforce Agile values, methods, and techniques in an environment increasingly under pressure to meet the needs of large corporations and the Federal government. 

Values-based Engineering:  How Real Corporate Values Either Make or Break Your Company explores the mismatch that often occurs between corporate values and operational excellence, and explores how implementing proven architecture tools can solve the issue.

Organizational Change Management:  Managing People in an Era of Constant Change reveals the key elements of an organizational change management strategy that will result in long-term, sustainable performance improvement and higher-performing teams.

Dalton leads the roster of Broadsword speakers, and is recognized for his thought leadership in Performance Innovation and Agile software methods.  He is President of Broadsword, conference speaker, author, and management consultant with more than twenty-five years of technology and software process improvement experience.  He is a certified CMMI SCAMPI Lead Appraiser, Scrum Master, CMMI Instructor, and Scrum product owner.  


Broadsword is a Performance Innovation firm and the world-leader in using Agile and Lean methods to drive high performance engineering using Broadsword's AgileCMMI methodology and collaborative consulting and coaching solutions.  Broadsword is both a Software Engineering Institute Partner and CMMI Institute Partner.  Working with great clients like Boeing, Chrysler, Compuware, L-3 Communications, and others Broadsword's methods have a proven record of success throughout North America.

For more information about the Broadsword Speakers Group, go to  Contact Broadsword via email at or call 888.715.4423.