Liberating Structures

Virtual Agile Meetups with Ryan Ripley, Todd Miller and Michigan Technology Services

Michigan Technology Services offers instructor-led Agile and Scrum training and coaching. We collaborate with stellar people – like Ryan Ripley and Todd Miller, globally recognized Agile trainers and coaches. Our training takes place at our location in the Farmington Hills/Novi area, 20 miles outside of Detroit, or at your location anywhere around the world. Our Agile workshops and Agile coaching sessions can also be offered virtually, reducing your need to travel.

While many trainers fly into metro Detroit to deliver Scrum and Agile classes at a hotel, and then leave, we live here and support the local Agile community. We continue to sponsor regional Agile conferences and meetups. We have successfully run Agile and Certified ScrumMaster, Product Owner and Agile Leadership courses for multiple teams from globally recognized organizations. We also provide Agile coaching for great companies, helping them with their Agile journey.

We are planning a series of free virtual meetups for our Agile friends.


Meetup with Ryan Ripley and Todd Miller – May 6, 2020

“What is the value of Liberating Structures for Scrum Masters?”

What are Liberating Structures?

Liberating Structures are a collection of 30+ interaction patterns that unflatten, enrich and deepen interactions in groups. With strong roots in complexity science, and collected by Keith McCandless and Henri Lipmanowicz, all Liberating Structures implement five design elements and ten principles. This means that Liberating Structures are not a rigid, static set of formats. New structures are being developed all the time and existing structures are modified, adjusted or removed. With Liberating Structures, it’s possible to start shifting entire organizations by tweaking the way groups and individuals interact.

In this meetup Ryan and Todd will provide tangible examples of how Liberating Structures are tremendously valuable for Scrum Masters.

Ryan Ripley is Professional Scrum Trainer. He created the Professional Agile Leadership material and certification for He hosts the popular podcast, “Agile for Humans,” is the co-author of the new book, “Fixing Your Scrum,” along with Todd Miller and is continuously invited to talk at numerous Agile conferences. He teaches and coaches agile teams all over the globe.
Todd Miller is a Professional Scrum Trainer. He has practical experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, Developer, and Agile coach on a variety of technical and creative projects across a multitude of industries. He presently coaches and trains enterprises and teams across the USA on the Scrum framework, enterprise Agile transformation, and professional software development.

We will end with Ryan and Todd answering some of your questions. We expect some great conversations.

Additional benefits of joining our Agile meetups

Participants are eligible for SEUs (Scrum Educational Units)


Wednesday May 6 starting at 6:00PM EST.

Virtual connection details will be emailed to you after you register for the meetup.

Space is indeed limited in this Agile Liberating Structures meetup.

Do you have a topic in mind for a future meetup?

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Future workshops with Ryan Ripley and Todd Miller will be announced

Interested in Professional Agile Leadership? Learn more about Ryan’s PAL-E workshop.

Private Agile workshops for groups are available upon request

For complete information on Agile classes or to request a class date contact Michigan Technology Services. 248-489-0408

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