41764AgileAustin Oct 17th Workshop - Exploring Agile
- Oct 7, 2009The AgileAustin workshops are free to attend and provide a great way to get involved with the Agile community in Austin, TX. Whether you're new or experienced everyone comes away with something.
ACC Highland Campus
Oct 17th (Sat) 9am to noon
Why self-organizing teams? Why do iterative approaches work better? What
should a good stand-up feel like? These concepts and others related to the Agile
Manifesto will be explored in this workshop, facilitated jointly by Nicholas and
This is a highly interactive workshop where you will learn key agile principles
by playing games, enacting skits, and watching demonstrations. We're going to
have fun! There will be plenty of discussion following each exercise. Come to
learn core agile principles or help learn new ways of teaching agile.
Proof of Attendance forms will be provided for PMI (PDU), ASQ (RU) and PDMA
Nicholas Cancelliere is a certified Scrum master (CSM) and Scrum practitioner
(CSP) since 2006. He's helped introduce Scrum at several medium and small sized
start-ups. He currently works at Trion World Network, a game platform
development company in Austin. As the workshop co-ordinator he's helped
facilitate workshops including his own presentation on writing user stories.
Diane Wells has developed software using innovative and agile-like approaches
for IBM and Schlumberger, as well as Internet start-ups ichat, Pencom Software,
and OneTouch Systems. She holds a U.S. patent in software for electronic
delivery, a bachelors degree in Computer Science from Rice University and is a
Certified Scrum Master. Diane has previously presented a release management
When you arrive for the workshop, refreshments will be present. Agile Austin
wishes to thank Rally Software and Austin Community College for their continued
support of our community.
NOTE: Please make sure you are able to attend this session. Seating is limited
and on a first-come, first-served basis. We want to give everyone the
opportunity to attend, so please only sign-up if you are committed to attending.
(These sessions are valuable to both newbies and experienced alike).