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Monday, August 3 • 10:45 - 12:00
Introduction to Agile: The Genesis (James Newkirk)

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Abstract:
What is this thing everyone calls Agile? If you have been doing software development a different way your whole career you may be wondering why should I change, what’s so different? In this introductory talk we will define why Agile is more than a process or methodology; it’s really a different approach to doing software development. To provide some additional context we’ll also:


  • Look back at how the Agile methods and practices emerged

  • Discuss the Agile Manifesto and 12 Principles and their resulting impact on the way that we do software development today

  • Describe what it’s like to work on Agile Project

  • Describe what you can do next Monday to get started



Learning Outcomes:


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Speakers
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Jim Newkirk

GM/VP of Engineering, iStreamPlanet
Jim Newkirk is GM & VP of Platform at iStreamPlanet. In this role, Jim guides the Product and Engineering teams in the innovation and development of our cloud platform. Jim’s engineering and leadership background is extensive, and he is a well-respected expert in both agile software... Read More →


Monday August 3, 2015 10:45 - 12:00
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