Join us to hear experienced agile coaches Si Alhir and Len Lagestee give some real world examples of agile transformations.
5:30pm: Doors open - Registration, Networking, Food
6:00pm: Welcome and Intro (Matt Block)
6:15pm: Agile Principle (TBD)
6:30pm: Featured Speaker (Sinan Si Alhir and Len Lagestee)
7:45pm: Wrap-up, Raffle (Matt Block)
8:00pm: Adjourn - Post meeting cocktails @ Trader's Mill
About the Speakers:
Si Alhir is a practitioner and coach (transformation, change management, and organizational development) working with SPR/Redpoint Technologies (http://www.redpointtech.com). He has over three decades of experience in transforming organizations/enterprises by synergizing business and technology around proven industry-recognized and organization-tailored principle-based practices. His clients have ranged from start-ups to the Fortune 500. He is the author of three books and two articles in the Encyclopedia of Software Engineering among other publications. He blogs at http://salhir.wordpress.com.
Len Lagestee is an experienced software and web development practitioner. In 2004, Len found his passion with Agile methodologies and became a coach, mentor, and evangelist. In 2010, he joined Cars.com as the Agile Practice Manager, taking an active role in the transformation from waterfall methodologies to Agile. With this role, he had seven Scrum Masters/Agile Coaches on his team. Recently, Len has become a full-time Agile coach with SPR/Redpoint Technologies (http://www.redpointtech.com). Len is a Certified Scrum Master and provides insight into agility, leadership, team building, and organizational change on his blog, http://www.illustratedagile.com.