Socrates Canaries is the Spanish stage of the International Software Craftsmanship Gathering, a series of events for open-minded software developers who want to improve their craft and the software industry as a whole. The local Software Craftsmanship community in the Canary Islands organizes it. The agenda of the Socrates Canaries International Software Craftsmanship Gathering follows the rules of the open conference where the participants create themselves the schedule of the event. Proposals are presented during the event itself in the mornings, and voted by the participants right after. This event is ...
Here’s the play-by-play recap of Tuesday’s meetup, in case you missed it or want to take the fun back to your organization. Agile 101: Scrum Meetings: Myth or Fact “The Scrum Master should be in charge of running the Sprint … Continue reading →
The product backlog might be the more important item for a Scrum team as it represents the business value that the project should deliver to its customers. Putting a priority on the features and user stories is however not always easy for the product owners, especially if they are dealing with multiple stakeholders. In this article, Samantha Laing shares a technique that can help to improve the results of this activity. Author: Samantha Laing, Growing Agile, http://growingagile.co.za/ As a Product Owner do you ever feel that you have too much work and ...
A product roadmap is a high-level plan that shows how a product is likely to grow over time. This creates a continuity of purpose, aligns stakeholders and facilitates prioritisation. Unfortunately, many product owners and teams struggle with their product roadmaps. The roadmaps are often dominated by features, and the features are sometimes regarded as a commitment by senior management. This talk shares some insights on leveraging agile roadmaps successfully. It introduces a new goal-oriented, agile product roadmap, which combines shared goals and key features into a strategic plan, and provides an ...
Mini XP Day Benelux is a one-day conference focused on Agile and Scrum that reruns the best sessions from last year’s XP Day Benelux even in three parallel tracks. It deals both with project management aspects and Agile programming and testing best practices recommended by eXtreme Programming. In the agenda of Mini XP Day you can find topics like “Catching the Good Ones”, “Anyone can write concurrent code using Test Driven Design? Inconceivable!”, “Agile transition and formal change management”, “Exploring your courage and vulnerability”, “The multi-level feedback cycle”, “TDD Randori”, “Working ...
For our February meetup, we’ve got a great lineup of films about Agile. We’ll kick off the evening with a curated selection of very short videos covering a variety of Agile topics including how to be a great Product Owner, … Continue reading →
In large Agile projects where a Scrum team cannot deliver the full system, you have different options to organize your team. You can use feature teams that work on a set of user stories or component teams that work on a subsystem or component. In his blog post, Michael Valenta reports his experience as a ScrumMaster from the usage of features teams. This situation is even more particular as we deal with a distributed Scrum team. After explaining the context of the project and how the different activities are performed in ...
Enjoy SUGSA events, want to get a bit more involved? Why not join the committee? Nominations for the 2015 Cape Town SUGSA Committee, are now open to all SUGSA members. We promise you dinner and drinks with international agile celebrities (when they come for our annual event), highly entertaining committee meetings, an opportunity to be part of a […]
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:
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
The Agile Software Engineer is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of services (process and technology) required to deliver business
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
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,
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
Agile Carolinas May speaker is Mike Cottmeyer, more will follow,details 704-376-8881
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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
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
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
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