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Milwaukee, WI /

Technology Investment in an Agile Dev Environment

Robert W Baird & Co 777 East Wisconsin Avenue , Milwaukee, WI 53202 (map)

Join us on September 11th as we kick off our Fall meetings with Prescott Balch from US Bank.

Organizations which have taken a traditional approach to technology investment - lengthy planning, scope definition, cost and schedule assessment, ROI calculations - face a challenging transition in approach to investment in technology once they adopt agile development methodology. The larger the investments, the larger the discomfort with the uncertainties of the new approach.

About The Speaker:

Prescott Balch is a Senior Vice President of Technology for U.S. Bank. He is the line of business technology leader for the bank’s Payments business, which covers credit card, prepaid card, and corporate card issuing. He has been with U.S. Bank for twelve years and is based in Brookfield, WI. Prior to his tenure at U.S. Bank, he spent at time at JPMorganChase supporting Treasury Management applications, and before that at a technology joint venture of BankOne and US Bank where he was responsible for building and operating the federal government’s Electronic Federal Tax Payment System.

Prescott lives in Caledonia with his wife and a farm full of animals. An avid fitness enthusiast, he also spends his remaining free time training for triathlons.

Meeting Logistics:

5:30 - 6:00: Pizza and networking, sponsored by Baird

6:00 - 7:00: Speaker presentation

7:00: The 16th Minute drink at Stella on Van Buren, first round sponsored by NVISIA

*Please feel free to continue the discussion with us for a drink after the presentation at Stella on Van Buren, attached to the US Bank Building*

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