MEETING VENUE: MICROSOFT offices in WALTHAM. REGISTER NOW for this meeting
DIRECTIONS TO MICROSOFT WALTHAM.
WEDNESDAY MARCH 25 2009, 630PM to 830PM
AMR ELSSAMADISY ON EFFECTIVE AGILE ADOPTIONS
Amr Elssamadisy is the author of Patterns of Agile Practice Adoption: The Technical Cluster, and Agile Adoption Patterns: A Roadmap to Organizational Success.
He is the editor in chief of the Agile Journal, an editor for the AgileQ at InfoQ, and a frequent presenter at software development conferences.
Presentation: AMR ELSSAMADISY ON EFFECTIVE AGILE ADOPTIONS
There are many failed or ineffective teams practicing ‘Agile’. Being Agile is not the goal.
Building better software is.
Your needs and environment are different than many others, so the Agile practices that will give you the most bang for your buck are different also. Join us to get an introduction to incremental techniques to start an Agile adoption strategy tailored to your environment.
You will walk away with more clarity of the questions you must ask, and answer, to tailor your adoption and create a candidate set of practices based on your organization’s context.
You exit this session with these take-aways:
o All Agile practices are not created equal – different practices address different business values.
o Practices are not independent, you will get an overview of the different dependencies among Agile practices.
o Everyone will leave having crafted at least one potential adoption strategy.
o An understanding of why context matters. Why context is everything. Why context can make the difference between “we suck less” and “we rock!”
One of Amr’s books: Agile Adoption Patterns: A Roadmap to Organizational Success
Amr is editor-in-chief of the authoritative publication, Agile Journal:
6:30 PM: AGILE ORIENTATION: Scrum as described by Dan Mezick of New Technology Solutions
7:00 PM: Food and networking time. (NOTE: We hear the feedback on water, diet drinks, and more food choices.)
7:15 PM: MAIN EVENT: EFFECTIVE AGILE ADOPTIONS with Amr Elssamadisy
8:25 PM: SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION OF MEETING
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