Emergent Agile: A discussion on Developer-Driven Agile Adoption
Many of us have heard about Agile concepts in recent years. Sometimes change comes down from the top, other times it comes from within. This panel discussion will feature local leaders in the agile space as we talk about how developers can make small adjustments to simplify their lives.
If you've found some small successes applying agile concepts in your own life, please bring your stories along.
This event will mark the end of our great time at Startup City. We thank them for their great hospitality over the years and wish all their members the best of luck with what comes next. Thank you.
Big Nerd, John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group
I care about the craft of writing good, working code. I have a passion for agile practices that help enforce repeatable, predictable behavior and produce software clients actually want to use. Areas of particular interest include SAAS architecture, application usability, CI, and testing at all levels.
IT Nerd, Lean TECHniques, Inc.
A self-proclaimed nerd with over 15 years of experience, Brandon has become passionate about elevating the performance of IT as a whole, and has helped numerous organizations from startups to Fortune 100 companies improve their product development and delivery systems. Brandon’s current interests include data-driven product definition/development and professionalism in the world of IT. He can be reached on Twitter and pretty much everywhere else on the web as “bcarlso”.
Agile Coach, Lean TECHniques, Inc
Tim Gifford works with teams to transform their software from a liability and cost center to an asset and competitive advantage. Tim has also co-founded the IADNUG and Agile Iowa user groups
11:45 PM - 12:00 PM: Free Pizza & Soda / Announcements
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Presentation, Drawings & Giveaways
PLATINUM SPONSOR -- QCI
in 1995, QCI has grown to be one of the largest, Iowa-based, technology consulting firms, one client at a time. There is no secret to our success. We simply hire the best people and support a culture that is obsessed with delivering excellent service to our clients. In QCI, our clients have a partner that is large enough to provide highly skilled consultants across a wide area of expertise. Our dedication to client service has resulted in a long term relationships through which we understand that placing the interests of our clients first is the key to being a trusted partner.
PLATINUM SPONSOR -- Infragistics
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