Re: [scrum-13] Dave Thomas coming to town

From: Meitar M.
Sent on: Thursday, November 13, 2008 12:38 AM
On Nov 12, 2008, at 11:44 PM, bo wrote:

> Sounds great - I'd be interested too...
>
> bo.

Just to add to the chorus: As would I. :)

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-Meitar Moscovitz
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>> I'm interested, if the meeting is on 25/11.
>>
>> Alex
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 8:17 PM, Lachlan  wrote:
>> Hi Everyone
>>
>> Dave Thomas (www.davethomas.net)­ is coming to Sydney (and less  
>> significant
>> cities) to promote JAOO 2009, and he is up for some talks at agile  
>> user
>> groups.
>>
>> To meet up with us it would need to be the 25/26th November, it may  
>> be a
>> combined date with the XP group and others.  If anyone is  
>> interested in
>> hearing Dave speak please reply to this ASAP.
>>
>> thanks
>>
>> Lachlan
>>
>>
>>
>> Managing Lean and Agile In The Large Software Development
>> Best Practices for Large Scale Development
>>
>> Dave Thomas,
>> Object Mentor Corp and Queensland University of Technology
>> www.davethomas.net
>>
>> Agile development practices from Scrum and XP are best practices  
>> for small
>> development teams. However Agile Development per se doesn't speak  
>> to large
>> scale development involving many teams, geographically distributed  
>> working
>> on complex products or applications where there are hard  
>> deliverables 12 ?
>> 18 months out. Dave will describe the practices beyond those used  
>> in Scrum
>> and XP to articulate requirements, architecture, estimation and  
>> planning,
>> team organization and management in challenges of large scale  
>> development.
>>
>> Dave Thomas is a popular, pragmatic, humorous keynote speaker and  
>> software
>> engineering thought leader. Dave is the recognized world expert in  
>> large
>> sale Lean and Agile development having invented Just in Time  
>> Software at
>> OTI (now IBM OTI Labs) and used it since the mid 80s to jointly  
>> develop
>> products from embedded systems to mainframes applications including  
>> the
>> IBM VisualAge and Eclipse Products and virtual machines. The OTI  
>> Just In
>> Time practices strongly influenced many aspects of the recent IBM  
>> Jazz
>> tooling. He was a founding Director of the Agile Alliance. He is  
>> currently
>> Managing Director at Object Mentor, a respected leader in Agile
>> Transitions and Developer Best Practices, where he leads their Lean  
>> and
>> Agile in The Large Practice working with major product and IT  
>> clients.
>>
>>
>>
>>
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