Keep Austin Agile is a one-day conference that takes place in Austin, Texas. This event offers various tracks for education and networking in a relaxed environment. The target audience is project manager, Scrum Master, developer, tester and software development manager.
XP is a four-day European conference on extreme programming and Agile software development that takes place this year in Cologne, Germany. This is the event where Agile and Lean practitioners and researchers should meet.
Agile Day Riga is a one-day conference focused on Agile project management and Scrum. Presentations and workshops will be in Latvian, English and Russian. Goal of this conference is to provide a clear explanation why Agile and Lean software development approaches became so important today and to show how these approaches help to solve problems.
If shorter release cycle could be considered as a success for Agile software development teams, they might be considered as an issue if the other parts of the organization are not ready to handle this. In this article, Colleen Johnson shares an experience where the successes achieved implementing the Kanban method at the team level were leveraged to expand them to the enterprise level.
This is about agile “anti-patterns”: “something that looks like a good idea, but which backfires badly when applied” (Coplien). The presenter has been around Agile development from before it was called Agile. In that time, he has seen teams fall into the trap of many of these anti-patterns, becoming stuck without ever realizing it.
Favro, a cloud-based planning and collaboration app for agile businesses, has announced plans to separate from Hansoft, a project management software firm. The separation of the two businesses will serve to enhance Favro’s competitive posture to accelerate the company’s growth strategy.
Scrum Days Poland is a two-day conference focused on Scrum and Agile project management approaches. It aims to create an environment where people can meet, build social networks, do business and have fun with a new conference experience. The conference also provides an executive track with talks about leadership, organizational change and managing companies.