Past Events

Agile 101 Courses on March 1, 2012

Our popular “Agile 101” course series continues with two more sessions at the March meeting. All our courses are free of charge, and they’re taught by experts who have first-hand experience in their topic areas. Registration is at the door, first come first served! Doors open at 5:30. Please avoid arriving earlier than that, as our host is using the space.

We have two Agile 101 courses in March

Course #1: Agile Execution with Steve Berczuk

  • How can software and other project elements be designed and delivered incrementally? What set of management and technical practices would enable this?
  • How do you know whether your Agile project will complete on schedule?

About the speaker: Steve Berczuk is an engineer and ScrumMaster at Humedica where he's helping to build next-generation SaaS-based clinical informatics applications. The author of Software Configuration Management Patterns: Effective Teamwork, Practical Integration, he is a recognized expert in software configuration management and agile software development. Steve is passionate about helping teams work effectively to produce quality software. He has an M.S. in operations research from Stanford University and an S.B. in Electrical Engineering from MIT, and is a certified, practicing ScrumMaster. Contact Steve at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit and follow his blog at


Course #2: Wetware Craftsmanship I: Your Brain and Agile with Brian Bozzuto

This session will talk about managing the most constrained resource we have, our minds. Providing a quick tour of several critical ideas emerging in the fields of psychology, neuroscience and coaching in order to illustrate how a keener understanding of the way our minds can help us be more effective as both agile practitioners and coaches. We will introduce several key components about how the mind works, what the implications are for us at work and how good agile coaches and use these characteristics to their advantage.