Lean & Mean - Getting Real Value From Agile Development Methods
How to deliver real value through "agile" - a great opportunity to hear from expert practitioners. Aimed at software developers and team leaders, the programme includes presentations from experienced agile developers, and a panel session to discuss your questions and issues.
• A day in the life of an Agile team
Andy Birkett, Senior Engineer at Amazon.com, tells what it's really like to work on a high performance agile team. He discusses how agile helps working in world-scale reliable distributed systems and how they have adopted and adapted standard extreme programming (XP) practices to suit their environment
• How not to do Agile badly
Agile is conceptually simple, it does work, but its also hard work. Clarke Ching, Chair of Agile Scotland and an independent Agile consultant will explore the most common mistakes agile teams make and how to avoid them.
• Transitioning to Agile
Gerry Lowe, Senior Consultant at Real Time Engineering, will share anecdotes and lessons-learned from his experiences of transitioning teams from using traditional development methods to using Agile techniques.
• Panel discussion
Q&A and discussion with Andy Birkett, Gerry Lowe and Clarke Ching.
Date: 8th March
Venue: St Mungo Museum, 2, Castle St, Glasgow
Time: 13.30pm - 17.30pm (Refreshments included)
Cost: ScotlandIS Members £35 (incl vat) Non-members £50 (incl vat)
For more details or to book please contact Rosemary Brown on 01506 472200 or email rosemary.brown@ScotlandIS.com