Agile Boston Meetings

July 25 DOWNTOWN MEETING: Invisible Impediments to Learning – POSTPONED

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We're all aware of the many challenges to learning on agile teams: the length of the release cycle, the clarity of the goal, the ability to learn from failures, and so on. But there's more. There are things that are in our way every single day that we may not notice or be able to express; some of are even ...

June 26 WALTHAM MEETING: Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport

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Slides from this talk are available: Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport When you think of hiring for your team, do you think of paperwork, and endless interviews, wondering if this candidate is really right, and the difficulty in making a decision? You know the cost of hiring people is high, and the cost of not getting the right ...

June 27 DOWNTOWN MEETING: Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport

May 25, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Agile Boston Meetings,AgileBoston   |   0 Comment»



Slides from this talk are available: Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport When you think of hiring for your team, do you think of paperwork, and endless interviews, wondering if this candidate is really right, and the difficulty in making a decision? You know the cost of hiring people is high, and the cost of not getting the right person ...

See Alistair Cockburn in Boston on 05-29

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ALISTAIR COCKBURN ON: THE AGILE MANIFESTO The Agile Manifesto was drafted and ratified in 2001. The document specifies 4 values and 12 principles. In theory at least, these values and principles form the underlying philosophy of design behind every Agile practice. It's 12 years later. What's changed?   Brought to you by the Agile Boston & Agile New England User ...

May 22 WALTHAM MEETING: Sprint 75 and Still Learning: Scrum Lessons From a Product Development Company

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Prior to adopting Scrum three years ago, Chris Sullivan and his teams at Markem-Imaje had been using Agile and Iterative practices for 10 years with mixed results. After 75 sprints of practicing Scrum, it's clear that the learning and need for improvement never ends. At this session, you will learn:  How a global organization of distributed software development teams improved the quality ...

May 23 DOWNTOWN MEETING: Getting Our Hands Dirty: A Startup’s Transformation

May 05, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Agile Boston Meetings,AgileBoston   |   0 Comment»



Slides from this talk are available: Getting Our Hands Dirty. Apperian is a Boston startup that helps leading brands deploy and manage the full life-cycle of mobile apps for iOS, Android, HTML5, and Blackberry. Join us this evening as Alan Murray and John Caldas from Apperian will discuss the key elements and turning points in their journey with Scrum. ...

Apr 24 WALTHAM MEETING: Are You Agile/Agile?

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Slides from this talk are available: Are You Agile/Agile Recent surveys show that 20% of those surveyed feel that their organizations are 100% agile, while a whole 50% claim a mature adoption. How do they know? How do they categorize agility, and how do they measure their agility? Have they gained agility over the last six months, and what ...

Apr 25 DOWNTOWN MEETING: Are You Agile/Agile?

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Slides from this talk are available: Are You Agile/Agile Recent surveys show that 20% of those surveyed feel that their organizations are 100% agile, while a whole 50% claim a mature adoption. How do they know? How do they categorize agility, and how do they measure their agility? Have they gained agility over the last six months, and what ...

Mar 27 WALTHAM MEETING: Effective Product Ownership: The Path to Mastering the Role

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Slides from this talk are available: Effective Product Ownership Pictures from the 3/27 meeting: Frank Saucier gave a value packed talk on PO techniques at the 3/27 Waltham meeting. About 75 people attended the meeting, There was some lively discussion and debate after the meeting about how to help organizations ...

Mar 28 DOWNTOWN MEETING: Agile’s Dirty Little Secret – It Helps You Make Money

March 08, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Agile Boston Meetings,AgileBoston   |   0 Comment»



Agile is often introduced into companies as a process that only the engineering teams have to use. When Agile is only looked at in this narrow scope, it's limited in terms of the benefits that it can bring to the business. There is a better approach. One where Executives and Sr Management see Agile as a holistic approach to adapting ...

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