Past Meetup

Inaugural Agile Miami User Group Event with Andres Borque

This Meetup is past

31 people went

Hollywood Woman's Club

501 N. 14th Ave (between Johnson Street and Hollywood Blvd) · Hollywood

How to find us

Hollywood Woman's Club is actually located: 501 N 14th Ave intersecting with Filmore

Location image of event venue

Details

• What we'll do
We will hear from Andres Borque, agile transformation lead at Florida Power and Light.

We are also running a 2-day Scrum Certification training from Scrum.org on the 3/19 and 3/20 at the same venue. Participants of the training can just stay for the evening event if they like. https://www.incrementor.com/open-enrollment/2018/3/19/professional-scrum-master-psm-in-miami

Due to the training that day in the same venue, the doors won't be open before 5.45pm for the user group evening. See you there.
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6.00pm Drinks and Snacks, Mingle
6.30pm Andres Borque
7.15pm Mingle
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• What to bring
just a good and friendly mood.

Title: The Wisdom of a Wounded Veteran

How to jumpstart a stalled agile transformation? Andres Borque went from light touch to leadership of his companies Agile transformation over a five year period. Join in a discussion on the challenges and solutions he and his team created, and ask him about your biggest challenges to get an insight from an Agile Transformation wounded veteran.

Bio:
Andres Borque is NextEra Energy’s Agile Transformation Leader. He is an SPC4 & Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. His interest in Agile began as early as 2008 as he was seeking better ways to manage software delivery. He was instrumental in taking the Agile transformation from an experimental stage in 2012 to an explosive breakthrough in 2017 of nearly 95% Agile coverage with over 180 teams working collaboratively at scale and distributed. Andres began his journey in the company as a Meter Reader over 24 years ago and then moved up the ranks learning different facets of the business until he found his calling in IT. He has over 18 years of IT experience with a background in process efficiency and has a passion for continuous improvement. He is a graduate from Florida Atlantic University. Andres is immigrant of Cuba and has lived in South Florida since 1982. He loves spending time with his family, is a self-proclaimed home improvement weekend warrior, and has a passion for the Martial Arts.