Continuous Discovery: The Power of Pure Agile
Brief description from Woody Zuill:
The strength of Agile lies in the simplicity and clarity of the Values and Principles as expressed in the Agile Manifesto. I have found that if we take this philosophy to heart it can empower people doing software development in any organization, and enable us to make rapid strides to the "land of better".
As leaders, activators, and influencers of change in the companies we work with, we must take responsibility to understand the philosophy of Agile, and learn to invite and draw people to share that understanding. We need change, we want change, and we know we must influence change for the better.
I'll share my thinking about "Pure Agile", and how I use it in my daily work to enhance Continuous Discovery, Learning, and Growth in the teams and companies I work with. Let's explore together and discover the path to future we want to create.
Woody Zuill has been programming computers for 30+ years, and works as an Agile Coach and Application Development Manager for Hunter Industries, a manufacturer of high quality and innovative irrigation products. His team is the originators of the Mob Programming approach to teamwork in software development. Woody is considered one of the founders of the "#NoEstimates" discussion on Twitter.
Over the last 15+ years he has worked as an Agile Coach, Application Development Manager, Trainer, and Extreme Programmer. He believes that code must be simple, clean, and maintainable so that we can realize the Agile promise of Responding to Change, and that we must constantly "Inspect and Adapt". He has a passion taking code that is hard to maintain and cleaning, refactoring, and bringing code it back into a manageable state.
Doors open at 6 for dinner and mingling. Pizza and drinks will be provided. The main body of the Meetup will start at 6:30pm.
General security process of the facility will apply - the participants may be photographed for security.
How to get to the Citrix office:
Driving North from Santa Barbara, reach Hollister Ave and Entrance Rd intersection. Turn right into the Citrix campus. The road will curve left and this building will be on your right after crossing the the curve and the right hand side parking lot.
IMPORTANT: You will find both Citrix and Moog signs at the entrance of this building. Plenty of parking around.
In your GPS, put: 7406, Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA - 93117 and follow the directions when you get to the intersection.
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