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Lean, Agile & Scrum Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, September 13 2016

Scrum Expert - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 08:30
The Zurich Lean, Agile & Scrum Conference (LAS) is a one-day conference taking place in Switzerland that focuses on Lean and Agile approaches for software development. The conference provides both German and English content. The keynotes of the Zurich Lean, Agile & Scrum Conference will be Chris Matts and Niels Pfläging. In the agenda you can find topics like “Risk and the Agile Organisation”, “Cynefin Applied”, “From Goal to Code”, “Agree or Disagree, but Commit”, “Facilitation Dojo”, “Process- and Team-Performance”, “Transforming your Culture with Working Agreements”, “Storytelling in a Technical World”. Web site: Location for the Zurich Lean, Agile & Scrum Conference: TECHNOPARK Zürich, Technoparkstrasse 1, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
Categories: Agile

AgileNZ, Auckland, New Zealand, November 29-30 2016

Scrum Expert - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 08:15
The AgileNZ Conference is a two-day conference taking place in New Zealand and focused on Agile project management and Scrum. The main theme for AgileNZ Conference is Delivering Digital. Lean and Agile approaches are not only continuing to transform software delivery, they’re being adopted outside of software to transform entire businesses. In the agenda of the AgileNZ Conference you can find topics like “What Would It Take to Have an Agile Enterprise?”, “Making Integral Agility Real on Your Team”, “Bugger the Boxing – Pour the Concrete Anyway!”, “Visual Facilitation”, “Full Stack Agile”, “Growing Agile Leaders – The Inconvenient Truth”, “Creating an Agile Data Culture in GOV.UK”, “Continuous Security – Securing Agile Development Environments”, “Why Traditional BA Practices Are a Blocker to an Agile Transformation”. Web site: Location for the AgileNZ conference: Auckland, New Zealand
Categories: Agile

ALE UnConference, August 29-31 2016, Paris, France

Scrum Expert - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 08:00
The ALE Unconference event is a three-day conference taking place in Paris that discusses the Agile, Lean and Scrum topics in software development. The conference proposes presentations, workshops and open space sessions. ALE is a community of like-minded people who want create a better Agile and Lean community in Europe. In the agenda of the ALE Unconference you can find topics like “Agile – The Broken Learning Machine”, “Scaling Agile using Theory of Constraints and Staff Liquidity”, “When XP met Outsourcing”, “The Lean Leader: How to nurture Droids into Thinking People”, “Why Customers suck and what can be done about it?”, “Lean Startup for the Agile Enterprise”, “Self-organization needs Leadership or How to manage an Agile Organization”, “Agile Teams With Sociocracy 3.0”, “Agile Facilitation”, “Project Portfolio Management System with Kanban – Mission impossible?” Web site: Location for the ALE Unconference: Maison des Associations, 10/18 rue des Terres au Curé, 75013 Paris, France
Categories: Agile

KeyedIn Projects Integrates with JIRA

Scrum Expert - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 16:24
KeyedIn Solutions has announced a new release of KeyedIn Projects software that includes integration to JIRA development software from Atlassian. The combination provides a single, powerful Cloud-based solution for managing projects with software development tasks. JIRA is the leading tool used by agile software development teams, while KeyedIn Projects software has earned a growing and loyal following for its strategy-led and execution-driven approach to project management. KeyedIn Projects supports both agile and waterfall methods of software development and through this collaboration, will both push and pull information from JIRA. After project managers enter work tasks into KeyedIn Projects, they can export selected software development items into JIRA where they can be broken down into manageable sub-tasks by the software development team. Work logs for development items are exported from JIRA into KeyedIn Projects which will automatically associate timesheet data from the work logs into the corresponding project task.
Categories: Agile

Are You Really Delivering Customer Value?

Scrum Expert - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 14:14
Customer value. Everyone wants to deliver it. Everyone “believes” that they are delivering it. But are you? How do you know? This provocative talk challenges the audience to see their work in a different way and consider adopting value stream management as a means to become a more nimble organization that delivers even greater customer value. The concept of value streams and value stream management has been around manufacturing for decades now, but has only recently been adopted in non-manufacturing work groups and industries. Software development and other work streams associated with technology selection, management, and end-of-life decisions benefit greatly by adopting this approach to designing how work gets done and measuring performance through the eyes of an external customer. Video producer:
Categories: Agile

Agile London Tour 2016 Program Announced

Scrum Expert - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 09:37
Like usual the 2016 edition of the Agile Tour London is packed with some amazing talks and workshops, The program is composed of 25 talks and workshop, featuring talks about Kanban metrics in practice or coaching a tired Agile team. This 4th edition of the Agile Tour London will happen Friday 21st October 2016 in etc. venue Victoria near Pimlico Tube Station. Very Early Bird Tickets are available until September 3. Visit for more information and registration.
Categories: Agile

XP Conference India, Bangalore, India, August 19-20 2016

Scrum Expert - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 08:30
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 the XP Conference India you can find topics like “Refactoring for Software Design Smells”, “Building Big Architectures”, “Zero Bug Manager”, “Bashing Cultural Monsters in Continuous Integration”, “Pairwise Testing in the Agile World”, “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 CD? Think Again!”, “Who Will Test Your Tests?” Web site: Location for the XP Conference India: Vivanta by Taj – MG Road, Bangalore, India
Categories: Agile

#AgileCrete, Heraklion, Greece, July 28-30 2016

Scrum Expert - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 08:00
The #AgileCrete conference is a three-day event focused on Agile software development that takes place in Heraklion, the main city of the island of Crete in Greece. The aim of the conference is to be a playground where Agile coaches and software development team members could gather to discuss and share ideas about all things Agile and Scrum. The #AgileCrete event follows the open space format for conferences. Open space is a simple methodology for self-organizing conference tracks. It relies on participation by people who have a passion for the topics to be discussed. There is no preplanned list of topics, only time slots and a space in the main meeting room where interested participants propose topics and pick time slots. Web site: Location for the #AgileCrete conference: Arina Sand Resort, Kokkini Chani, Heraklion, Crete
Categories: Agile