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DC Agile UG - Making Movies & Software at Speed of Thought

  • Jan 15, 2014 · 6:30 PM
  • Microsoft

Making Movies and Software at the Speed of Thought!

Director Robert Rodriguez (Spy Kids, El Mariachi, Sin City) is an Agile Director. He enjoys making highly creative movies quickly and cheaply. His ambition is to make movies at the speed of thought. To achieve this goal, he works in small teams to develop the ideas, visualize them quickly, shoot the movie fast, and build the movie in layers. This workshop will introduce Rodriguez's approach to film making by screening several of his 10 minute flick school featurettes and we will explore how these techniques translate to software development in a lively group discussion.

presented by

David Kane, Senior Agile Coach, Santeon Group

As a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) David has been leading and coaching teams through Agile approaches since 2001. He is co-author of the book Software Architecture: Organizational Principles and Patterns as well as many articles on software development. 


VENUE: Microsoft - Friendship Heights Location

Microsoft has graciously offered to host the meeting in their Friendship Heights office location.

The venue is at:

5404 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 700, Chevy Chase, MD 20815.

NOTE: The meeting room is on the 7th Floor.


See Metro/Parking details below:

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Public Transportation

The Microsoft venue is very convenient to public transportation, right next to the Friendship Heights Metro stop on the Red Line.


There is a parking garage adjacent to the Microsoft facilities. Park in the Bloomingdale/Whole Foods lot. There's a small parking fee.

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  • Hasan Z.

    Sorry, was on call for the ER

    January 15, 2014

  • Charlotte A. M.

    Unfortunately I will not be able to attend. I'm certain I will miss a very rewarding meeting . See you next month!

    January 10, 2014

  • John M.

    Looking forward to it.

    January 7, 2014

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