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Scrumtisch April 2016

4. April 2016 - Scrumtisch in Berlin

Dear friends,

here's the schedule for the next Scrumtisch in Berlin :

  • Date: 4th of April, 2016
  • Time: 18:30 
  • PlaceCafe 100 Wasser, Krossener Str. 14, 10245 Berlin 

If you would like to attend, please send a message to scrumtisch@agile42.com, or register at the Scrum User Group on Xing.

We are looking forward to meeting you and seeing you again! :-)

Alexandra

 

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