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[ANN] NE Agile Bazaar - "Practical Roadmap to Great Scrum" with Jeff Sutherland

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    New England Agile Bazaar - August Meeting Topic: Practical Roadmap to Great Scrum Speaker: Jeff Sutherland, co-inventor of Scrum Date: Thursday August 6
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      New England Agile Bazaar - August Meeting
      Topic: "Practical Roadmap to Great Scrum"
      Speaker: Jeff Sutherland, co-inventor of Scrum

      Date: Thursday August 6
      Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm
      Place: Microsoft New England R&D Center, 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA
      Directions: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/labs/newengland/visit.aspx

      RSVP: Register at http://agilebazaar.org

      Purpose: Sharing the experience and practical steps from projects that Systematic Software Engineering co. has used to ensure high performance scrum teams.

      Focus: Provide specific tips and tricks to other agile projects on best practices and pitfalls, as Systematic has uncovered them

      Perspective: Jeff Sutherland will - based on his extensive experience and insight - put the above experiences into the perspective of what best practices constitutes a "mature scrum".

      The overall theme will be a presentation of specific experiences from Systematic and suggestions on best practices based upon them.

      Process/Mechanics: Initially a scrum adoption model will be presented to provide an overview of where the experiences and related practices belong. Selected scenarios or experiences will be presented for short discussion and then we will present the specific experience from Systematic and put them into perspective to other scrums in the world as seen by Jeff to summarize recommendations or suggested best practices.

      Learning outcomes: You will learn the specific practices to bring a ScrumBut into a Great Scrum, what the typical pitfalls are, and what others have done to address them. The focus will be on practices for higher performing scrum and less on typical initial problems of adopting Scrum. You will also learn which scrum practices are valued by investors.

      Parking: Parking is underneath the building (parking entrance is on left side building).Plenty of parking available for $10.

      Food: will be provided
      Cost: Free

      Sponsored by:
      Version One  http://www.versionone.com/
      Rally  http://www.rallydev.com/

      Speaker Bio: Jeff Sutherland is Chairman of the Scrum Training Institute, CEO of Scrum, Inc. and Senior Advisor and Agile Coach to OpenView Venture Partners. He created the first Scrum in 1993 and worked with Scrum Co-Creator Ken Schwaber, to formalize the Scrum development process at OOPSLA'95. As VP of Engineering and CTO of nine software companies he prototyped Scrum in four companies and in the fifth company created Scrum as we know it today.

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