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Ivar Jacobson International Releases Agile Essentials Cards

Scrum Expert - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 16:58
Ivar Jacobson International has released a starter pack of agile practice cards that aid team-based software development by ensuring that core agile team practices are transparent and effective. Each practice contains a small number of cards that provide useful, structured advice on how to apply the practice. In many organizations, arguments rage between software development “experts” and teams on which process framework is best – e.g. Extreme Programming (XP) versus Scrum versus Kanban. Even though agile principles are clear that “no one should tell the team how to do their work”, ...
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A Project Management Office (PMO) View of Agile

Scrum Expert - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 15:59
As Agile product and project management approaches are adopted by large organizations, they have to coexist with a typical entity of big companies: the Project Management Office (PMO). A recent report from ESI International explores how the PMO staff views the challenges of implementing Agile in their organizations. The Project Management Office (PMO) is a group within an organization that defines and maintains standards for project management. It is the source of documentation, guidance and metrics on the practice of project management. The ESI survey was conducted online from March to ...
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Early Bird Ends 31 July for Agile on the Beach Conference

Scrum Expert - Thu, 07/16/2015 - 16:12
Early Bird ticket will end 31st July for the for Agile on the Beach conference that will take place in Falmouth, UK, September 3-4 2015. Early Bird Tickets are on sale for the conference and can be secured via eventbrite, capacity is currently at 90%. This year we are moving to a bigger venue. The Performance Centre is still based on Tremough Campus at the Penryn. This venue allows us to comfortably host all 350 attending. We will be having our pre-conference pasty and a drink gathering at the Performance ...
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VersionOne Partners With Blue Agility on SAFe

Scrum Expert - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 18:56
Blue Agility and VersionOne have partnered to help companies drive business agility and transformation at scale. This partnership will help address a growing market need: empowering organizations to reap the benefits of agility at the enterprise level using proven techniques and methodologies, including the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). Blue Agility has a wealth of experience and successful track record leveraging SAFe to better align IT with business and significantly improve product development lead times for their client base. VersionOne solutions provide seamless technology support for SAFe, with a particular focus on ...
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PlanningPoker.com Updated

Scrum Expert - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 18:40
PlanningPoker.com is an on-line web site for planning poker produced in cooperation with Mountain Goat, Mike Cohn’s company. It has launched several new free features over the past two weeks. Major design enhancements throughout the game, including a smaller footer and header to increase the game board space. New features for PlanningPoker.com Dealers: * view and print game results in a helpful summary screen * edit game details in an all-new Settings tab within the game board * choose whether cards automatically flip when the last card is played * choose whether players can change ...
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XP Conference India, Bangalore. India, August 6-8 2015

Scrum Expert - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 16:55
XP Conference India is a two-days conference taking place in India that focuses on all the technical practices of Agile software development like clean code, refactoring, code smells, continuous delivery, Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Behavior-Driven Development (BDD). In the agenda of XP Conference India you can find topics like “Mini Code-a-Thon”, “Learn 2 Play Java in TDD Style”, “Common Blind Spots on the Journey to Production and Beyond”, “Don’t Test your Code”, “Test-Driven Development Surveillance – Common Misinterpretations”, “Writing SOLID code”, “Clean Code Basics – Let’s get it right”, “Branching for ...
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Agile Training in San Jose, CA - 5/29 - 5/31...

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Mon, 05/13/2013 - 21:42
Agile thought leader, co-author of Becoming Agile: in an Imperfect World, and EVP of Santeon Group, Dr. Ahmed Sidky will be leading a Fundamentals of Agile:
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Five days away: "Individuals and Interactions" teleconference

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 07:42
I've organized a series of interviews with 11 pragmatic experts on the topic of "individuals and interactions". We'll drill down into what this means in
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Agile Software Engineer, Hallmark , Kansas City, MO

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 07:05
The Agile Software Engineer is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of services (process and technology) required to deliver business
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Mike Cottmeyer - Large Scale Agile Program and Portfolio Management

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Thu, 05/09/2013 - 21:50
Presenting to Agile Carolinas: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT) CPCC Overcash Center, Room 340, 1201 Elizabeth Ave Charlotte, NC 28204 Space
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[ANN] AgileSoCal Meeting - NEXT WED 5/15 6:00 PM - Agile Documentati

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Tue, 05/07/2013 - 15:59
We've all heard it said, "Agile doesn't do documentation." How could that be true? How do requirements get captured? Documentation can, and often does,
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On-Demand Learning Programs

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Tue, 04/30/2013 - 13:20
Edista Testing Institute (ETI) is pleased to announce the launce of online, on-demand learning programs with live mentor support. The programs are designed for
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Mike Cottmeyer Tuesday May 21, 2013

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Fri, 04/26/2013 - 23:40
Agile Carolinas May speaker is Mike Cottmeyer, more will follow,details 704-376-8881
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Coaching Agile Teams class - Toronto, Canada

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Tue, 04/23/2013 - 22:57
Coaching Agile Teams course description Coaching Agile Teams is a training experience that covers both the being and the doing of agile coaching. There's a
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"Individuals and Interactions" virtual training with 11 experts

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Tue, 04/23/2013 - 05:19
I've organized a virtual training for mid-May, in which I'll interview 11 experts on the topic of "individuals and interactions". We'll drill down into what
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Coaching Agile Teams class in Boston, MA May 2 - 3, 2013

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Mon, 04/22/2013 - 23:57
The Coaching Agile Teams class by Lyssa Adkins & Michael Spayd is a one-of-a-kind training that covers both the being and the doing of Agile coaching. There's
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Agile Requirements training + gathering in London 24-26 April

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Fri, 04/19/2013 - 23:27
If you don't get the right requirements - and get them right - any method will do. In practice, requirements using agile practices helps you to not only
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Reminder: Mini XP Day Benelux conference, 26 April in Mechelen (Belg

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Sun, 04/14/2013 - 16:43
Hi! I'd like to remind you of the Mini XP Day Benelux conference, which will take place on Friday April 26th in Mechelen (Belgium). The program features 12
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Project Management and Coaching Workshops, May 16 and 17 in London

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Fri, 04/12/2013 - 19:22
I will be in London, delivering two one-day workshops: Start Your Agile Project Right, and a Coaching Master Class on May 16 and 17, 2013. You don't have to do
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Newly released - The Agile Team Handbook (Jan Beaver)

Agile Announcements Yahoo! Group - Thu, 04/11/2013 - 19:20
Just published and now available: http://goo.gl/bWHsC Devoted to Agile Teams and teamwork.
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