Welcome to Agile New England

Agile New England is the www.forensic-medicine.pl 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 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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An Agile For Executives Morning Seminar & Workshop - Presented by Rod Collins

Thursday, June 18, Harvard Club, Downtown Boston

Improve Your Team’s Project Sizing with Scrumban RBS: Dimitar Bakardzhiev with Ajay Reddy PDF Print E-mail

June 04, 2015, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm,  Constant Contact, Waltham, MA: REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Dimitar Bakardzhiev

Dimitar Bakardzhiev


We have to estimate the size of projects for forecasts, for portfolio-related decisions, and to buy propecia and proscar prepare quotations for customers. But how can we reliably estimate a project's size without identifying and analyzing every single user story? And does it make sense to analyze in so much detail when a substantial portion of the effort is likely to be wasted?

Software sizing is an essential part of estimating our resource needs for a project. In order to forecast time and budget, we need to be able to quantify “what” we are building. This is because the resources required are related to “how much” software is www.necc.co.uk built.

Randomized Branch Sampling (RBS) represents an approach that can enable us to try it buy discount viagra on the internet accurately size a prospective project by focusing on just a small portion of the planned tasks. It was developed so an individual only had to count the number of fruit that existed on a limited number of branches of a fruit tree to arrive at a highly reliable estimate of the actual number of fruit that could be harvested from the levitra no prescription canada entire tree. The same technique can be applied to Agile and Lean projects by examining a subset of cialis next day delivery user stories and tasks across a range of proposed epics in order to estimate total project size.

Ajay Reddy

Ajay Reddy

This session will give attendees practical knowledge on how to use Scrumban Randomized Branch Sampling (RBS) when planning Agile projects. The technique presented will produce accurate results for most projects with relatively little effort.

About the speakers:

Dimitar Bakardzhiev (Presenter) is the Managing Director of Taller Technologies Bulgaria and an expert in driving successful and cost-effective technology development. As a Lean-Kanban University (LKU)-Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) and avid, expert Kanban practitioner, Dimitar puts lean principles to work every day when managing complex software projects with a special focus on order viagra from canada building innovative, powerful mobile CRM solutions for Oracle CRM On Demand and Siebel CRM users.

Ajay Reddy (Introduction) is the co-founder of ScrumDo.com, Enterprise Agility coach at CodeGenesys, LLC, co-creator of getScrumban.com and author of the upcoming Addison Wesley book Scrumban [R]Evolutions.

Customer Feedback Vision - Persona to Requirements to viagra official reseller Demonstration to Product Success!: Mario Moreira PDF Print E-mail

Jul 09,2015, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm,  Constant Contact , Waltham, MA: REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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Mario Moreira

Mario Moreira


Effective customer feedback is elusive. How do you ensure you identify the right customers, get customers to feedback sessions, and capture the most effective feedback? This session will help you: • Establish a Customer Vision focused on gaining elusive customer feedback.

• Identify customer types via personas for your product, service, or value stream.

• Incorporate customer types into the way you capture requirements.

• Identify types of customer feedback loops.

• Devise strategies to get customers to your feedback sessions.

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About the speaker:

Mario E. Moreira is a VP of Client Engagement and Agile Consultant at Emergn Ltd helping organizations achieve business success through a focus on building more valuable products, optimizing flow for faster delivery to market, and increasing quality by gaining customer feedback. He is an enterprise change agent who has worked in the just try! united pharmacy cialis agile, lean, innovation, education, strategy, and transformation fields. He is a certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Scrum Professional (CSP) with Scrum, XP, and Kanban experience in the context of enterprise-level Agile transformations, coaching, and team-building.

As a Business and IT professional in networking, communications, product, open source, and financial industries for over 20 years, Mario has experience in software configuration management, software quality assurance, project management,requirements engineering, architecture, and IT governance. He served as Vice President of Engineering and Methodologies at Fidelity Investments and buying viagra in the united kingdom as the Head of the Agile Transformation at CA (Computer Associates).

Mario is the author of the new book entitled, Being Agile - Your Roadmap to Successful Adoption which currently has nine 5-star ratings on Amazon. He has also written Adapting Configuration Management for Agile Teams, Software Configuration Management Implementation Roadmap, and Agile for Dummies. He is writes activity for his blog at Agile Adoption Roadmap(cmforagile.blogspot.com) and is a regular speaker on Agile topics at US and European conferences.

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 canada viagra for sale 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 .

Member Discussion Forums PDF Print E-mail

We have a new feature!  It took a lot of next day delivery cialis 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 generic viagra discount cheap a big step in our efforts to good choice where to purchase levitra 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 kscj.com 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.

Membership Policy PDF Print E-mail

Membership in Agile New England is open to everyone. There is no cost to join. Members have the right to 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 http://www.necc.co.uk/propecia-for-male-baldness attend meetings and events, and registering for a meeting does not make you a member. Registering as a user on getting cialis from canada 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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