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Agile New England is the leading community of Agile enthusiasts, practitioners and learners in New England.  Our meetings are usually held on the first Thursday of every month 6:00pm - 9:00pm at the best natural viagra 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 and Innovation, Being Responsive Without Losing Your Way: Hugh Beyer

February 5, 2015, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm,  Constant Contact , Waltham, MA: REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Hugh Beyer

Hugh Beyer


Agile is great for fast, responsive design to specific problems. What happens when you want to respond quickly, but still want to pursue disruptive innovation over months and years? How can Agile feed a long-term strategic view--and how can a long-term strategy feed Agile? Hugh will talk about what a long-term vision looks like, with examples from industry, and how to think about the care and feeding of such a vision.

About the speaker:

Hugh is how to order viagra over internet a UX designer and thought leader with extensive experience in a wide variety of industries and china cialis 50mg soft tab product types. He has a strong track record creating innovative designs through user research, needs analysis, ideation and iteration, and of order 5mg cialis online guiding teams through these activities.

Hugh is also a thought leader and innovator in the area of Agile Development, working with agile teams since 2004. He wrote one of the first papers on cialis non-prescription integrating UX techniques with agile in 2004, and has published a book on User-Centered Agile Methods.

Agile 101 for February 5, 2015 PDF Print E-mail
David Grabel

David Grabel


Topic: Servant Leadership for Functional Managers

Should managers be servant leaders, just like Scrum Masters?

Managers are taught to cheap crestor allow their teams to self-organize, to stop assigning work, and to stop dictating implementation. Product Owners define the "what.” What’s left for managers to do?

Servant leadership in the context of the Agile principles provides a path for traditional Engineering and QA managers to become leaders. Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches need to truly understand servant leadership in order to help managers on their journey from managing to leading. This hands-on workshop will help participants take servant leadership from a buzzword to http://www.danradcliffe.com/cialis-arterial-fibrillation a guiding principle. Drawing on the writings of Robert Greenleaf and true-life servant leaders, the participants will work through their challenges to define the job description of today’s functional managers in tomorrow’s Agile world.

Led by David Grabel and Shyam Kumar

Shyam Kumar

Shyam Kumar

David Grabel is President of Agile New England and buy cheapest cialis 5 mg an Agile coach helping enterprises adopt Agile at the team and enterprise level. He has introduced Scrum, Kanban, XP, and SAFe at  small and large organizations and helped develop a process for integrating Lean UX design with Scrum delivery teams. Recent clients include Trizetto, Bose, and PayPal. Previously positions included Vice President of Engineering at Monetrics, Vice President of Product Technology at Thomson Gale Group, and Vice President of Development at Politzer & Haney. David has an MS in Applied Math and Computer Science from Harvard and a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Math from Columbia University, and is certified as CSM, CSP & SPC.

Shyam Kumar is a Senior Agile Adviser and Principle Enterprise Agile Coach at UST-Global. He has consulted and http://www.de4kids.ro/price-of-propecia coached teams on Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Lean and Kanban. He is a Certified ScrumMaster, a Certified Scrum Product Owner, and a Certified Scaled Agile Program Consultant. Shyam is an active participant in Boston-area and national Agile communities, including Agile New England, Agile Coaching Community, Agile Alliance, and the Lean-Kanban community.

Agile 101 and Kanban 101 courses run from 6:00 to 6:45 during the cialis cheep networking period of bestellen levitra 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 February 5, 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Ajay Reddy

Ajay Reddy

Exploring Feedback Loops in Kanban

Feedback loops in Agile help you improve. In XP there are feedback loops in pair programming, unit tests and continuous integration (CI). In Scrum we have daily scrums and Sprint retrospectives. Now come find out about the role of feedback loops in Kanban. 

Led by Ajay Reddy

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 cialis levitra viagra 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

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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 www.ecomedia-europe.net our community.  Please check the Blog menu option frequently.

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We have a new feature!  It took a lot of work to implement, and required significant changes to the layout of the website (we think for the better), but we've added member discussion forums to 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 meant as a benefit to our members (defined in our rules as anyone who has a login on 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 only now viagra pills for sale group feedback, and even for coordinating rideshares, as was asked at several meetings.  For more information, be sure to viagra without a prescription canada visit the Rules and Help tabs once you get into the Member Forums.  Feel free to give us feedback on online xenical how we can improve the discussion forums.

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The "Agile Dojo," meets from 5:30 to 6:30 in a corner of purchasing cialis with next d ay delivery 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 be one of the presenters, please contact Michael de la http://www.nevron.si/buy-online-securely-viagra Maza at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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