18:30 - Registration, food, networking
19:00 - Danny Jones- Digiworx “The importance of purpose”
19:15 - Humaima Shahid- NBrown “The INVEST mnemonic”
19:30 - Will Whitehead- CDL software “5 ways to empower agile squads to success”
19:45 - TBD
20:00 - TBD
20:30 - Tear down - please help us to clear up at the end
Danny Jones- Digiworx
Danny will using the discussion that ensued from a friends charity bike ride to explain how being clear on purpose with your teams will positively impact your outcomes.
Danny works in digital delivery for the environmental agency. He has been in digital
Services since 2004 and has worked in small agile teams and on waterfall producers as is a Business Analyst by trade.
Humaima Shahid- NBrown
Humaima will be discussing the INVEST mnemonic. User stories, their use and importance and the INVEST mnemonic to gauge their quality.
Humaima is Business Analyst for the NBrown group and specialises in extracting base level information and converting to process flows, user stories and test cases.
Will Whitehead- CDL software
"5 ways to empower agile squads to success”
This lightning talk will be on the techniques he has utilised in a number of squads that he has found to be the most effective in creating positive change. Its the top tips he would give to any scrum master, delivery lead or agile coach that he feels can create the culture you need to put a solid foundation in place for continuous integration and improvements.
Will Whitehead is the Agile delivery lead for CDL Software with 19 years experience in digital gaming software and apps.
**Doors open at 6.30pm with the talks starting promptly at 7.00pm. **
Pizza and refreshments are served at 6.30pm, once they're gone, they're gone! Please inform us if you have any specific dietary requirements or allergies.
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