Atrada AG had some big expectations when they introduced agile methods in the organization: reduced reaction and development time, increased efficiency, and greater customer and employee satisfaction. In order to reach these goals the online marketplace specialists brought in the agile coaches from agile42.
(Upper Lynn Elementary, North Vancouver, May 11, 2011) The challenge was on today for Mrs Horner’s Grade 3 class to learn a few life lessons and have fun while doing it! The students were asked to build the tallest, freestanding structure with a marshmallow on the top made only using spaghetti, string and tape. Who would have thought a marshmallow weighed so much? And so the learning begins.
Active parents Dave Sharrock, agile42 Coach and Doug Jaremchuk who consult in Lean and Agile methods felt that the Marshmallow Challenge was not only beneficial for corporate executives, but also a ...
Andrea Tomasini is having a keynote on the ReConf in March which is the most famous conference for Requirement Engineering in Europe. (March 14.-17. 2011)
Andrea's Keynote will be on Wednesday, March 16th - 09:00-10:00 a.m.
From the Product Vision to a Running Software... and back again, an agile coach story by Andrea Tomasini
Eliciting Requirements and breaking them down into actionable tasks is a challenge that requires both creativity and a systematic and analytical approach. Applying agility to Requirement Engineering, means much more than focusing on full bandwidth communication instead of documentation ...
Though no presentation had been scheduled ahead of time the Scrumtisch was well attended by over twenty people, mostly from companies based in Berlin who are either using Scrum already or are currently in a transition phase.
We went straight into collecting and voting on topics for discussion. In total we ended up having eight potential topics listed, including but not limited to
* Scrum and non-feature teams, does it work - and ...
The ISACA Calgary Chapter is presenting a professional development opportunity on November 25, 2010. This conference will provide you with relevant learning, give you an opportunity to network with others in the professional community and also provide 9 CPE hours - all in one day.
Dave Sharrock, VP Professional Services will talk about:
Agile meets Audit: Meeting Information Security Requirements with Agile Teams
Lyssa Adkins followed my invitation to do her Training Coaching Agile Teams in Berlin. She offers a special price for our Scrumtisch. But also other guys can attend :-)
Date: 17./18. February Place: Berlin, tbd
Prices & Registration
Sorry, we are sold out.
About the Training
Coaching Agile Teams is a training experience that covers both the being and the doing of agile coaching:
You’ll walk away from each of the two courses with your personal coaching improvement backlog – a tangible plan you can use to thoughtfully improve your coaching when you’re back in your daily circumstances. We ...
This evening the Berlin Scrumtisch took place in Friedrichshain. More than thirty participants followed Marion's invitation for discussions ...
I am committer at Apache Mahout. In my free time I am working on Apache Mahout, organising the Apache Hadoop Get Together in Berlin and speaking at various conferences explaining the ins and outs of Hadoop in general and Mahout in particular.
As there were several new participants, Felix started out with a very brief summary of the very core concepts of Scrum itself: Most important to know is the basic assumption of Scrum, that is planning ahead of time in a very detailed way is impossible. Defining goals and letting those who do the actual work take the decisions on how to reach that goal is way easier and more promising. The whole process ...