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Agile - An Experiential Introduction  

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9:45 AM Saturday
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Hearthside Lounge
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Agile is a holistic approach to software development that grew out of the experience and insight of people working in the field. It follows then, that the best way to learn about agile is to experience it. Over the course of this short workshop we will engage the power of simulations and learning games to evoke and explore various aspects of the Agile experience. Warning! This will be a participatory learning experience, without a PowerPoint safety net! Areas we will explore will include: * The power of iterative development and delivery * Team self-organization * Directive vs. Participatory project management approaches * Agile techniques for continuous improvement * Communication on an agile team

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Chris Sims

Chris Sims is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), agile coach, and recovering C++ developer who helps software development teams improve their productivity and happiness.Chris is the founder of Agile Learning Labsas well as the Bay Area Agile Managers Support Group. He is co-author of The Elements of Scrum and has published over 50 articles on agile topics at InfoQ. Even more of his writing can be found on the Agile Learning Labs blog.
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