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Architecture and Agility Are Not Mutually Exclusive

Being agile does not mean living life one iteration at a time. Agile projects without a long view can run into the common design problems of the past. Planning iteration by iteration is often foolish and feeds the myth that agile projects do not think beyond a few weeks. Successful agile projects plan within iterations and across iterations. The latter planning is called release planning and it is the forum where agility first engages architectur...

Sponsor: No Fluff Just Stuff

Presenter

David Hussman @No Fluff Just Stuff

Agility Instructor/Mentor.

David has been creating software for more than 15 years in a variety of domains: digital audio, digital biometrics, medical, financial, retail, legal, and education to name a few. For the past 8 years, David has mentored and coached agile teams in the U.S., Canada, Europe, India, Egypt, Russia, and Ukraine. Along with presenting and leading workshops / tutorials at conferences in the U.S. and Europe, David has contributed to several books (Managing Agile Projects and Agile in the Large), and worked on agile curriculum for The University of Minnesota and Capella University. David is currently writing a book for the Pragmatic Programmer series.

David leads DevJam, a Minneapolis based company composed of agile collaborators. As mentors and practitioners, DevJam focuses on using agile to help people and companies improve their software production skills. DevJam provides seasoned leaders that strive to pragmatically match technology, people, and processes in a way which produces software that makes people happier and more productive.

For more information, check out the DevJam website www.devjam.com

Additional Info

When


Food and Social: 5:30 PM
Presentation: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
(Central Time)

Where

Meeting Type: Seminar
Intertech
1575 Thomas Center Drive
Eagan, MN 55122