Exploring the past, present, and future of software development


6:00 PM - 6:30 PM - Registration and Networking 
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM - Presentation
7:15 PM - 7:30 PM - Networking break
7:30 PM - 7:40 PM - Lightning Talk(s)
7:40 PM - 8:20 PM - Group exercises
8:20 PM - 8:25 PM - Takeaways and Retrospective
8:25 PM - 8:30 PM - Raffle(s)
8:30 PM - Adjourn

PDU Info:

Category "B", 2 PDUs for PMPs and PMI-ACPs


This event includes FREE food and beverages!


We will explore the last 50 years of software development from the point of view of Jeff's experience. He will provide some personal observations and pass along some stories. Particular emphasis will be then placed on the more recent story of agile development: where it came from, where it is and where it might be going. We will then use the exercise time to have the participants imagine their own personal future and use that data to map possibilities.

By attending this event, you will:

• Take some time to reflect on the trajectory of software development over the last half century. 

• Get an opportunity to explore possibilities into the future which allows participants space to consider their goals and aspirations in that future. 

• Harvest those goals and aspirations to paint a map of possibilities of the future.

About the speaker - 

Jeff McKenna, Founder, Agile Action, LLC:

Jeff is working on his sixth decade in software development. Developer, tester, architect, business owner, coach, consultant, trainer, fellow, and general gadfly are all jobs that he has held in some big companies, medium sized companies and start ups, Mainframes, minis and micros.

For the past 20 years or so, Jeff has been focusing on agile development. He was a coach on the first Scrum team and currently training and coaching agile teams!


By RSVP to this event, you agree to allow taking pictures and videos of the event including yourself. We plan to upload these pictures and videos to this meetup and on few other social media websites.

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  • Peter M. A.

    Always wonderful to hear Jeff rewind us into the future. Four stars only because *I* had to depart early for obligations.

    2 · May 29

  • Anna T.

    Good session.

    2 · May 29

  • Alexander C.

    Hiring an Agile Specialist talk to me tonight if you'd like to hear more!

    1 · May 28

  • Steve M.

    Can't make it...

    May 27

    • Anup D.

      Thanks for letting us know. We will miss you, Steve.

      May 27

    • Anup D.

      See you next month.

      May 27

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