• How cool would it be to attend a meetup at AT&T Park? Well, now’s your chance!

    Register at http://soc.att.com/1r5JIab and use this coupon code: SVAGILE to attend the event for free. As part of “Shape, an AT&T Tech Expo”, AT&T is inviting us and other meetups to join them at AT&T Park on Friday evening, July 15! This event, which normally costs $50, will be free for meetup members who use the coupon code listed above. It is a great opportunity to network with other Bay meetup members, see the batting cages, roam the field, and take in the view from all levels. Plus everyone will get a food and beverage voucher for $25. In addition, on Friday night there will be tech talks, an expo, a hackathon, and a Futurecast on “Using Tech to Create New Experiences for Sports Fans” with Andrew Keen and Kenny Lauar, the Marketing Director at Golden State Warriors, and more! The free admission not only includes Friday night’s meetup event but also admission to Saturday’s full slate of events. Registration Please register here: http://soc.att.com/1r5JIab Use this coupon code: SVAGILE Enter the coupon code on the "Payment" page for free registration -- you do not need to enter credit card information. Here are some of Friday’s and Saturday’s (July 15 & 16) activities. • Featured Speakers: Listen to AT&T executives and tech luminaries like Nate Silver, Jason Silva, and Dr. Fei-Fei Li discuss the current state of technology and what the future might hold. (Sat) • Exhibits: Explore various areas of the technological landscape. See the future being shaped through hands-on demos from our exhibitors. (Fri & Sat) • Tech Talks: The latest from Oculus, Google, Texas Instruments and more. (Fri & Sat) • Hackathon: You bring the innovative ideas and we’ll bring the tech to help you transform them into apps in just 24 hours. (Fri) • Futurecast: “Using Tech to Create New Experiences for Sports Fans”. Moderator: Andrew Keen; Guest: Kenny Lauar, Marketing Director at Golden State Warriors (Fri) • Maker Camp Live: Designed for kids who enjoy hacking, tinkering, learning, crafting, and making. It combines the best parts of summer camp with tech starter projects. (Sat) • Challenge: Come see the finalists pitch their innovative ideas for a chance to win $50,000. (Fri & Sat) We’ll see you at the ballpark! To stay up to date on this and other AT&T events join the AT&T San Francisco Bay Area Coding Workshops & Hackathons meetup – http://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-DevLab-Coding-Workshops/

  • Invitation to Meetup & Hackathon Night at AT&T Park!

    Register at http://soc.att.com/1r5JIab and use this coupon code: SFANDR to attend the event for free. As part of “Shape, an AT&T Tech Expo”, you are invited to join other Bay Area Meetups at AT&T Park on Friday evening, July 15! This event, which normally costs $50, will be free for meetup members who use the coupon code listed above. It is a great opportunity to network with other Bay meetup members, see the batting cages, roam the field, and take in the view from all levels. Plus everyone will get a food and beverage voucher for $25. In addition, on Friday night there will be tech talks, an expo, a hackathon, and a Futurecast on “Using Tech to Create New Experiences for Sports Fans” with Andrew Keen and Kenny Lauar, the Marketing Director at Golden State Warriors, and more! One of the highlights of Saturday is an all-star panel on the Future of Entertainment. It includes Jared Leto (actor, musician, and director), Steve Mosko (former chairman of Sony Pictures Television), Larry Fitzgibbon (CEO of Tastemade), John Stankey (CEO of AT&T Entertainment Group), and Ron Insana (Senior Analyst and Commentator | CNBC). This is a lineup not to miss! The panel starts at 11:00 a.m. Register with the coupon code below and you will get free access to both Meetup Night on Friday, July 15, and to all of Saturday’s events! Registration Please register here: http://soc.att.com/1r5JIab Use this coupon code: SFANDR Enter the coupon code on the "Payment" page for free registration -- you do not need to enter credit card information. Here are some of Friday’s and Saturday’s (July 15 & 16) activities. • Featured Speakers: Listen to AT&T executives and tech luminaries like Nate Silver, Jason Silva, and Dr. Fei-Fei Li discuss the current state of technology and what the future might hold. (Sat) • Exhibits: Explore various areas of the technological landscape. See the future being shaped through hands-on demos from our exhibitors. (Fri & Sat) • Tech Talks: The latest from Oculus, Google, Texas Instruments and more. (Fri & Sat) • Hackathon: You bring the innovative ideas and we’ll bring the tech to help you transform them into apps in just 24 hours. (Fri) • Futurecast: “Using Tech to Create New Experiences for Sports Fans”. Moderator: Andrew Keen; Guest: Kenny Lauar, Marketing Director at Golden State Warriors (Fri) • Maker Camp Live: Designed for kids who enjoy hacking, tinkering, learning, crafting, and making. It combines the best parts of summer camp with tech starter projects. (Sat) • Challenge: Come see the finalists pitch their innovative ideas for a chance to win $50,000. (Fri & Sat) We’ll see you at the ballpark! To stay up to date on this and other AT&T events join the AT&T San Francisco Bay Area Coding Workshops & Hackathons meetup – http://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-DevLab-Coding-Workshops/

  • Best practices for Distributed & Remote agile teams - tools and best practices

    The talk will be via Google Hangouts. Currently a lot of software development projects have distributed and remote teams that help through out the process. We will explore how to make this as smooth as possible, leveraging Agile and collaboration tools. Focus on what has worked for us and where we have failed, make it a fireside chat with participants to share everyone's experiences.

  • Agile & Lean Night at OpenLate

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    This event is up in San Francisco tonight, but if you are in the area, feel welcome to stop by. OpenLate provides an evening hack lounge with themed tech talks at the OpenDNS office. Tonight OpenLate organizer Andrew Hess will be giving a talk about Agile and Lean software development methodologies and practices. The talk will cover: • An overview on Agile and Lean • Common implementations • Using Agile and Lean at OpenDNS Door open at 630, talk will start at 7.

  • Interested in learning about Scrumban?

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    Join MATRIX and your fellow Agile Practitioners for our FREE "Scrumban" lunch & learn next Wednesday, May 21st! This is a great value add and networking opportunity for our IT community. If you are a Development Manager, Application Support Manager, Project Manager or other vested IT stakeholder, join us for a presentation and discussion of the advantages of utilizing the Scrumban methodology in your organization. Topic: Maximize Your App Support Productivity with Scrumban When: Wednesday, May 21st | 11:30 am – 1:30 pm (lunch will be provided) Where: New Relic Headquarters - San Francisco Speaker: Rick Stephenson, MATRIX Agile Practice Leader Learn more and register here: http://itstaffing.matrixresources.com/clientservices/client-seminars/san-francisco/maximize-your-app-support-productivity-scrumban-matrixn?d=San-francisco&p=Maximize+Your+App+Support+Productivity+Scrumban+Matrixn&f=Wednesday,%20May%2021,%202014%2011:30am%20&semsource=kimtygart Please let me know if you have any questions and I look forward to seeing you there! Best, [masked] Business Development Manager at MATRIX

  • Free Tech Webinar: 7 Myths about Agile

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    Free Tech Webinar 7 Myths about Agile Presented by Joseph Flahiff Friday, June 01, 2012 - 12:00 Noon to 01:00 PM PST Corp-Corp.com cordially invites you to join a Technology related webinar on title “7 Myths about Agile “ Registration: To register for this webinar, Visit www.corp-corp.com/blog/myths-about-agile/?aid=web2ccmup Webinar Highlights Agile Expert, Joseph Flahiff will help debunk 7 common myths about agile. As any idea becomes popular myths crop up everywhere. Joseph addresses these myths head on. Myths we will cover include: • Agile is just for software projects • Agile requires dedicated resources (People) • There is no planning in agile • You can’t have fixed requirements in agile And many more. Come with your questions too because we will save time to address you specific burning questions about agile. Speaker's Profile: Joseph Flahiff is the President and CEO of Whitewater Projects a firm that addresses the issues with agile in mixed agile/waterfall contexts commonly found in enterprise organizations and government. He is also Co-Chair of PMI-ACP Content Support team. Whitewater Projects provides numerous resources on their website including: free monthly webinars, PMI-ACP Sample exam, Interviews with other agile experts and a list of upcoming classes worldwide. There will be an opportunity to ask your questions and doubts at the end of the webinar. Register now and join with us. Feel free to forward this message to your friends and colleagues.

  • User Story Mapping

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    Another approach to finding the highest priority items and look beyond the iteration planning horizon and in to releases and the roadmap. This technique allows the business and developers to see and quickly traverse the feature land scape. Those familiar with User Centered Design may see some striking similarities and those who are not will learn some.

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  • Listen to Booklamp.org's R&D Director, Matt Jockers

    CALMAT (California University of Management and Technology)

  • Agile Excuses: removing your obstacles to becoming more agile

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    Struggling with an organizational change to agile? Facing resistance to you ideas? Trying to maintain control in the face of agile fanatics? This meetup will focus on a 45-minute group workshop focused on overcoming the challenges to becoming more agile. Bring your problems for group discussion and your ideas that can help others. Networking & discussion to follow. Book giveaway: Domain-Specific Languages by Martin Fowler with Rebecca Parsons Snacks will be provided.

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