Welcome to Agile New England

Agile New England is the leading community of Agile enthusiasts, practitioners and learners in New England.  Our meetings are usually held on cialis levitra viagra the first Thursday of bestellen levitra every month 6:00pm - 9:00pm at the Constant Contact in Waltham, MA.  The main presentation is generally from 7:05pm - 8:20pm, with Agile 101 courses, food, and networking before, and announcements and more networking after.  Registration is required for most events, so please register here.

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Agile Portfolio Management - Crossing the Chasm Between Agile Teams and Executive Management: Steve Davi PDF Print E-mail

April 02, 2015, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm,  Constant Contact , Waltham, MA: REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Steve Davi

Steve Davi


Today, it seems that everyone is www.notsomoderndrummer.com doing agile; however,the lack of focus on long term planning does not provide the best natural viagra predictability or transparency that executives crave to operate the business. Agile teams and executives agree on faster delivery, lowering costs, and increasing quality but not much else. Agile teams focus on sprints, story points, velocity, and MVP releases while executives focus on costs, efficiencies, timelines, and high-level requirements. Agile teams focus on “how” in sprint increments; executives focus on “what” in 6-12 month horizons. Bringing these two levels of your corporation together is challenging but critical.

Agile portfolio management can solve this issue by ensuring the organization is aligned and on-track without slowing down the pace of delivery or removing the autonomy that keeps your organization competitive. This session will focus on the six (6) key steps that ensure better decisions regarding your agile projects (i.e. better management of your portfolio in an agile environment) and make your portfolio-level decisions as agile as your scrum team decisions. This presentation is targeted to www.ecomedia-europe.net Product Manager, Program Manager, or Executives who want to learn how to manage an agile portfolio and china cialis 50mg soft tab ensure that agile teams are aligned with the overall corporate direction.

Agile 101 for April 2, 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Marie Schulmann

Marie Schulmann

Topic: Retrospectives


About the session leader:

Marie Schulmann is a Corporate Agile Coach at Bottomline Technologies where she works with teams across the cialis cheep globe to transition from waterfall technologies to Agile/Scrum practice or to enhance their current Agile/Scrum practices.  As a CSM & PMP, Marie writes a monthly column for BT staff on various Scrum topics and technique, she has delivered Agile/Scrum training to over 100 Bottomline Technologies employees and delivered customized workshops in Jira as well as backlog grooming and user story writing techniques.

Prior to viagra without a prescription canada Bottomline, she has held positions as an Agile coach, Scrum Master and Program manager for multiple Scrum teams delivering software products in Healthcare, Cybersecurity and Education markets.

Agile 101 and Kanban 101 courses run from 6:00 to 6:45 during the networking period of the monthly meeting. A sign-up sheet is posted at 5:30 near the check-in table. Capacity is limited to 10 people per class, and sign-up is first come, first served.

Kanban 101 for April 2, 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Ajay Reddy

Ajay Reddy

Why Most People Misunderstand Kanban

Despite all the attention it has received, Kanban is cheap viagra site misunderstood by many technology professionals. We'll engage in a high-level overview of purchasing cialis with next d ay delivery Kanban's origins and evolution, and illustrate how in its current form it can bring new capabilities to the way we work. Led by Ajay Reddy, Chief Product Strategist for ScrumDo.com and Jack Speranza, COO of Code Genesys.


About the session leaders:

Ajay Reddy has coached several teams in Scrumban and Kanban in the last five years. He founded Code Genesys, an Agile-Kanban boutique in 2009 and ScrumDo, a Scrumban tool in 2010, with the express purpose of facilitating Agile implementations. His most recent production is the GetScrumban game has been a valuable learning aid to teach Flow principles to Scrum teams. He is the Chief Product Strategist for ScrumDo.com -now used in 145 countries. Twitter: @ajrdy


Jack Speranza

Jack Speranza

Jack Speranza leads operations for Code Genesys.  In addition to serving as a trainer and coach, Jack’s passionate about maximizing the only now viagra pills for sale impact of technology throughout a business.  He’s implemented Kanban as a management framework across non-IT operations, and enjoys contributing to the creation of high-performing organizations.  Jack teaches the Entrepreneurship Capstone at Clark University, and has served on the University’s  Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program Board of Advisors for the past several years.

Agile Product Owner vs. Product Manager PDF Print E-mail

May 07, 2015, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm,  Constant Contact , Waltham, MA: REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Agile New England and the Boston Product Management Association (BPMA) welcome you to purchase viagra without prescription a lively discussion of the roles of the product owner and product manager in Agile development environments. Our panel of cheap crestor experts will explore the overlap and differences between these important roles, and how each can maximize the team’s responsiveness to customer needs.

The panel will explore questions like:

• Are both roles necessary, or are they really the same job?

• How are product manager and product owner responsibilities similar and buy cheapest cialis 5 mg different in Agile?

• How does the product manager role change when an organization transitions to Agile?

• What is the right balance between customer interaction and guidance for the development team?

• What sort of background and temperament is required for each role?

This will be a joint meeting of Agile New England and the BPMA. Bring your questions about the generic brand for viagra product owner and product manager roles to this session. Whether you are new to Agile or an expert, please join us in what is sure to be an exciting panel discussion.

About the panelists:

The panelists will be announced soon.

Agile Dojo PDF Print E-mail

The "Agile Dojo," meets from 5:30 to 6:30 in a corner of the main room.

The Agile Dojo (formerly the Agile Practice Group) gives Agile practitioners an opportunity to improve Agile techniques. In each meeting several participants practice an Agile skill such as facilitation, estimation, or requirements elicitation, then receive feedback from the audience. The group meets at each monthly meeting from 5:30-6:30. If you would like to cialis non-prescription be one of the presenters, please contact Michael de la Maza at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Stay tuned for blog entries PDF Print E-mail

Agile New England is going to be contributing back to the community in a new way!  We will be publishing articles in this blog regularly on a wide array of topics relevent to our community.  Please check the Blog menu option frequently.

Member Discussion Forums PDF Print E-mail

We have a new feature!  It took a lot of work to implement, and required significant changes to the layout of http://www.danradcliffe.com/cialis-arterial-fibrillation the website (we think for the better), but we've added member discussion forums to online xenical Agile New England!  It's open for all Agile New England members, but you must be logged in to even see the menu option for it.  This is in part because it is http://applicationlink.com//var/www/clients/client8/web34/web/get-propecia-cheap meant as a benefit to our members (defined in our rules as anyone who has a login on http://www.nevron.si/buy-online-securely-viagra our website), and in part for security and spam prevention.  The addition of the discussion forums is a big step in our efforts to help build the Agile community, even outside our regular meetings.

Once logged in, you will see a new menu option under Members Only, called Member Forums.  These forums can be used for talking about a particular meeting, beginner topics, advanced topic, jobs needed or opportunities announced, offering the group feedback, and even for coordinating rideshares, as was asked at several meetings.  For more information, be sure to visit the order 5mg cialis online Rules and Help tabs once you get into the Member Forums.  Feel free to give us feedback on how we can improve the discussion forums.

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Membership in Agile New England is open to everyone. There is no cost to join. Members have the right to how to order viagra over internet vote in chapter elections, and to receive member benefits such as discounts on books and conferences. Becoming a member also makes it easier to register for an event, since most of the form will be filled out for you if you are logged in

You do not need to be a member to attend meetings and events, and registering for a meeting does not make you a member. Registering as a user on the website makes you a member, so please register as a member here. You will need to confirm your membership annually (we will send you a reminder).


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