I’m excited to announce that I’ll be teaching a four-hour workshop “Introduction to Agile and SCRUM” on Saturday, September 18th. At this no cost event, we’ll participate in exercises and discussion about the Agile Manifesto and the Scrum framework of agile project work. The class will be held at Gangplank HQ in downtown Chandler, Arizona. Gangplank […]
What I Did At Camp
Desert Code Camp, that is. Last Saturday, May 15th, was the seventh incarnation of Desert Code Camp. As I briefly announced before, Code Camp is a day of volunteer presenters and attendees bent on learning from each other. I throughly enjoy these events. Deeper Into Scrum My first session was “Going Deeper Into Scrum, An Agile […]
Presenting at Desert Code Camp
This Saturday, May 15th, I will be presenting two sessions at Desert Code Camp. The first session is scheduled for 11:30 AM: Going Deeper Into Scrum, An Agile Journey. Lunch follows so we have some incentive to end on time! The next session is right after lunch at 1:00 PM: The Agile Manifesto – What […]
Guiding a Scrum Project Simulation for PhxSUG
I will be guiding the next Phoenix Scrum User Group meeting tomorrow, April 15th. We will be doing a project simulation using Scrum. It will be a fun opportunity to experience Scrum in action! Discussions will help both novices and experienced Agile practitioners alike. Meeting details are available at the PhxSUG website, where you can […]
The Gangplank Presentation – Wow!
Earlier this week I spoke at Gangplank. It was an excellent experience, with some hard questions at the end! Slides This presentation is the first I have posted to SlideShare, an interesting experiment of itself. Please have a look: [slideshare id=3559866&doc=businessbenefitsofbeingagile-100325234418-phpapp02] Questions At the end of the presentation and after the presentation time, two smart […]
Speaking at Gangplank on March 24th
Gangplank is a collaborative workspace in the Phoenix, Arizona valley that is changing the entrepreneurial landscape. The anchor companies support extra space for co-working and local association meetings at no charge. Every Wednesday they host a “Brown Bag” presentation by someone in the community. Topics have ranged from urban dairy farms to the state of […]
Product Owner Discussion at PhxSUG
I will be leading the presentation and discussion at the Phoenix Scrum User’s Group Meeting on Thursday, December 10, 2009. Come join us for free food and great discussion about the Product Owner role!
The Developer Ignite 2 Experience
Last night I presented at Developer Ignite 2. What a great experience! The friendly energy from the audience was powerfully supportive. The organizers had everything smooth and rolling, with excellent after event food. The True Measure of Agile I’m passionate about Agile and the power it brings to the people who apply it as intended. […]