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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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James Newkirk

VP of Service Engineering, CenturyLink Cloud
As Tier 3's vice president of engineering, James oversees the development of Tier 3's cloud management platform. He brings almost 30 years experience in the software industry. Prior to Tier 3, James held senior leadership roles at Microsoft, Caradigm (GE/Microsoft Joint Venture) and ThoughtWorks. Earlier in his career he co-founded Object Mentor Inc with Robert C. Martin, a consulting firm that specialized in training and mentoring their... Read More →


Monday August 3, 2015 10:45 - 12:00
Chesapeake 4/5/6