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Borland's Agile Adoption Case Study by Pete Du Pre, Chief Solutions Architect & Senior Director

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  • Naresh Jain
    Date: 3rd Aug Venue: Pragathi Software, Mumbai Agenda: 6:00 - 6:30 PM - Socializing 6:30 - 8:00 PM - Pete s Presentation 8:00 onwards - Q & A / Open Discussion
    Message 1 of 5 , Jul 22, 2009
      Date: 3rd Aug
      Venue: Pragathi Software, Mumbai

      Agenda:
      6:00 - 6:30 PM - Socializing
      6:30 - 8:00 PM - Pete's Presentation
      8:00 onwards - Q & A / Open Discussion 

      Admission Fee: Free (RSVP Naresh Jain).
      Max we can accommodate 35 people.

      Pete DuPre will cover the following topics:
      • Why did Borland decide to consider Agile?
      • How did the team at Borland build a business case for going Agile?
      • Who all was driving this change?
      • What measures were taken to set realistic expectations with both Management and Development teams?
      • What were the criteria for picking a pilot project?
      • What was required to get the pilot project up and running?
      • Was the pilot project a success? What were your success criteria?
      • Post the pilot project what did Borland do?
      • Based on the learning from the Pilot project, how did Borland roll out Agile to rest of the organization ?
      • Important milestones and artifacts during this journey
      • Key turning point in this journey
      • Looking back, what mistakes Borland thinks it could/should have been avoided? And what mistakes were worth committing?
      • Where is Borland's journey with Agile heading? What are the future plans?
      • What does a typical day in life of each team member (developer, tester, manager, etc) look?
      • What impact did Agile have on Borland's organization structure?
      • After having gone through it, Was AGILE / SCRUM worth it?
      Thanks to Pragathi Software for hosting this meeting.
      Thanks to Borland for shareing their experience with our group.
      --
      Naresh Jain
      http://agilefaqs.com
      http://agileIndia.org
      http://agilecoachcamp.org
      http://sdtconf.com


    • Merlyn Jyothi
      Hello, Do you plan to record this session? Do consider it and post the recording. Thanks, Merlyn From: agileindia@yahoogroups.com
      Message 2 of 5 , Jul 26, 2009

        Hello,

         

        Do you plan to record this session? Do consider it and post the recording.

         

        Thanks,

        Merlyn

         

        From: agileindia@yahoogroups.com [mailto:agileindia@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Naresh Jain
        Sent: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 7:56 PM
        To: agileIndia@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: [agileindia] Borland's Agile Adoption Case Study by Pete Du Pre, Chief Solutions Architect & Senior Director

         

         

        Date: 3rd Aug
        Venue: Pragathi Software, Mumbai

        Agenda:
        6:00 - 6:30 PM - Socializing
        6:30 - 8:00 PM - Pete's Presentation
        8:00 onwards - Q & A / Open Discussion 

        Admission Fee: Free (RSVP Naresh Jain).
        Max we can accommodate 35 people.

        Pete DuPre will cover the following topics:

        • Why did Borland decide to consider Agile?
        • How did the team at Borland build a business case for going Agile?
        • Who all was driving this change?
        • What measures were taken to set realistic expectations with both Management and Development teams?
        • What were the criteria for picking a pilot project?
        • What was required to get the pilot project up and running?
        • Was the pilot project a success? What were your success criteria?
        • Post the pilot project what did Borland do?
        • Based on the learning from the Pilot project, how did Borland roll out Agile to rest of the organization ?
        • Important milestones and artifacts during this journey
        • Key turning point in this journey
        • Looking back, what mistakes Borland thinks it could/should have been avoided? And what mistakes were worth committing?
        • Where is Borland's journey with Agile heading? What are the future plans?
        • What does a typical day in life of each team member (developer, tester, manager, etc) look?
        • What impact did Agile have on Borland's organization structure?
        • After having gone through it, Was AGILE / SCRUM worth it?

        Thanks to Pragathi Software for hosting this meeting.
        Thanks to Borland for shareing their experience with our group.
        --
        Naresh Jain
        http://agilefaqs.com
        http://agileIndia.org
        http://agilecoachcamp.org
        http://sdtconf.com

         

         


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      • Hadi Curtay
        It was a wonderful talk and a pleasure meeting wonderful people. We should definitely arrange something similar again. Thanks to everyone who organized it.
        Message 3 of 5 , Aug 4, 2009
          It was a wonderful talk and a pleasure meeting wonderful people. We should definitely arrange something similar again.

          Thanks to everyone who organized it.

          Regards,

          Hadi Curtay
        • Srinath Chandrasekharan
          Is there any material, video , blog of this session Thanks and Regards, C.Srinath From: agileindia@yahoogroups.com [mailto:agileindia@yahoogroups.com] On
          Message 4 of 5 , Aug 25, 2009

            Is there any material, video , blog of this session

             

            Thanks and Regards,

            C.Srinath

             

             

            From: agileindia@yahoogroups.com [mailto:agileindia@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Hadi Curtay
            Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 11:37 PM
            To: agileindia@yahoogroups.com
            Subject: Re: [agileindia] Borland's Agile Adoption Case Study by Pete Du Pre, Chief Solutions Architect & Senior Director

             

             

            It was a wonderful talk and a pleasure meeting wonderful people. We should definitely arrange something similar again.

            Thanks to everyone who organized it.

            Regards,

            Hadi Curtay

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          • Hadi Curtay
            Sriram (India Manager for Borland) sent the PDF presentation post the event. Please find attached. Hope you find it useful. Regards, Hadi Curtay 2009/8/26
            Message 5 of 5 , Aug 26, 2009
            Sriram (India Manager for Borland) sent the PDF presentation post the event. Please find attached. Hope you find it useful.

            Regards,

            Hadi Curtay

            2009/8/26 Srinath Chandrasekharan <C.Srinath@...>
             

            Is there any material, video , blog of this session

             

            Thanks and Regards,

            C.Srinath

             

             

            From: agileindia@yahoogroups.com [mailto:agileindia@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Hadi Curtay
            Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 11:37 PM
            To: agileindia@yahoogroups.com
            Subject: Re: [agileindia] Borland's Agile Adoption Case Study by Pete Du Pre, Chief Solutions Architect & Senior Director

             

             

            It was a wonderful talk and a pleasure meeting wonderful people. We should definitely arrange something similar again.

            Thanks to everyone who organized it.

            Regards,

            Hadi Curtay

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