• March Lunch Meeting "Dealing with Under Performing Team Members"

    We live as a team and we die as a team, but what do you do with that one person who is under performing? Agile focuses on team metrics over individual measures, so how can we know when someone is not doing well and how best can we react? NOTE: We are back a Vaco's meeting room this month! Food will be ready at 11:30 and the discussion will start at 12:00. Thanks to our host and sponsor Vaco for giving us the meeting space and buying lunch! Also thanks to Acklen Avenue for sponsoring our website.

  • February Lunch Meeting "Determining Business Value", NOTE: Location Change

    Corizon Health's training space

    How much is a feature really worth? How do I put any real number around the value of something on my backlog? How can I then compare that to other items on the backlog? What about technical efforts that don't have an obvious impact on the users? Let's talk about how to determine the business value of our product backlog items! NOTE: We will be at Corizon this month due to a scheduling conflict with Vaco's facility. Food will be ready at 11:30 and the discussion will start at 12:00. Thanks to our host and sponsor Vaco for giving us the meeting space and buying lunch! Also thanks to Acklen Avenue for sponsoring our website.

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  • January Lunch Meeting "Fostering a Culture of Change"

    Happy New Year! Got any New Year's resolutions? How often do you stick with them? That's what I thought! Change is hard and sticking with changer is even harder. In this month's meeting we are going to talk about how to foster a culture of change in your organization to help with your Agile adoption. Food will be ready at 11:30 and the discussion will start at 12:00. Thanks to our host and sponsor Vaco for giving us the meeting space and buying lunch! Also thanks to Acklen Avenue for sponsoring our website.

  • November Lunch Meeting "Handling Non-Functional Requirements"

    User Stories are great for capturing functionality for users, but how do we manage non-functional requirements around things like security, logging, software upgrades, etc.? Come join the conversation and share your ideas. Food will be ready at 11:30 and the discussion will start at 12:00. Thanks to our host and sponsor Vaco for giving us the meeting space and buying lunch! Also thanks to Acklen Avenue for sponsoring our website.

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  • October Lunch Meeting "Prioritizing Work"

    How do you determine what to work on first? What things do you take into account when assigning priority to work? What do you do about conflicting priorities? Let's chat about it at our next meeting! Food will be ready at 11:30 and the discussion will start at 12:00. Thanks to our host and sponsor Vaco for giving us the meeting space and buying lunch! Also thanks to Acklen Avenue for sponsoring our website.

  • September Lunch Meeting "Metrics That Matter!"

    This week we are going to discuss metrics and how to measure what truly matters with an Agile team. Food will be ready at 11:30 and the discussion will start at 12:00. Thanks to our host and sponsor Vaco for giving us the meeting space and buying lunch! Also thanks to Acklen Avenue for sponsoring our website.

  • August Lunch Meeting "Agile Potluck!" (NEW LOCATION, DIFFERENT DAY)

    PLEASE NOTE: Our meeting this month is on the THIRD Monday and we are headed back to the Vaco building. This month we are doing our annual Agile Potluck where you can bring all your burning questions about Agile for a Lean Coffee style discussion about the most popular topics. Food will be ready at 11:30 and the discussion will start at 12:00. Thanks to our host and sponsor Vaco for giving us the meeting space and buying lunch! Also thanks to Acklen Avenue for sponsoring our website.

  • May Lunch Meeting "Handling Rework and Bugs"

    Corizon Health's training space

    Software development is a messy, imperfect business and rework and bugs are going to happen. What are some of the best ways to track, measure, and prevent them as much as possible? Come join our conversation. Food will be ready at 11:30 and the discussion will start at 12:00. Thanks to our host and sponsor Vaco for giving us the meeting space and buying lunch! Also big thanks to Acklen Avenue for funding our website!

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  • April Lunch Meeting "Maximizing Flow"

    Corizon Health's training space

    We all want to get more done and be more productive, but how do we actually accomplish that? In this sessions we are going to talk about ways to maximize the flow of work with our teams by using Lean/Kanban principles and practices. How are you trying to make your teams and your process more effective? Join our conversation! Food will be ready at 11:30 and the discussion will start at 12:00. NO CONFERENCE LINE: Due to difficulties in logistics and a diminished experience for attendees, we are no longer going to host our conference line for the meeting. Thanks to our host and sponsor Vaco for giving us the meeting space and buying lunch! Also big thanks to Acklen Avenue for funding our website!

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  • March Lunch Meeting "Better Planning Meetings"

    Corizon Health's training space

    • What we'll do Agile means no planning and we just start coding and complaining, right? Sometimes it feels like it! How do we balance over-planning and falling back into "waterfall" habits with not planning enough and getting poor quality deliverables? That's what this session is all about! Come join the conversation and share your thoughts and questions. Food will be ready at 11:30 and the discussion will start at 12:00. Thanks to our host and sponsor Vaco for giving us the meeting space and buying lunch! Also big thanks to Acklen Avenue for funding our website! • What to bring • Important to know

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