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"Scrum . . And"

Dates
29 Nov 2011
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location UTI
16220 N Scottsdale Rd., Ste, 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
United States

Price
<p>Free</p>

Contact Information
Ken R. Ward
Email Ken R. Ward

http://phxsug.org/

Summary
<div> <p style="font-family: Times; line-height: normal;"><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">NOTE:&nbsp; This meeting is NOT at the regular InfusionSoft location.&nbsp; Many people have asked about a meeting location that is further North.&nbsp; This meeting is the kick-off for a group that will meet up North.<br /> </span></strong></p> <p style="font-family: Times; line-height: normal;"><strong>When: </strong><strong>Thursday, November 29th</strong> (6:00pm &ndash; 8:00pm)</p> <p style="font-family: Times; line-height: normal;"><strong> </strong></p> <p><span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong>Where:</strong></span> UTI &nbsp;(<a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=16220+North+Scottsdale+Road,+Scottsdale,+AZ&amp;hl=en&amp;sll=37.0625,-95.677068&amp;sspn=32.610437,63.017578&amp;vpsrc=0&amp;hnear=16220+N+Scottsdale+Rd,+Scottsdale,+Arizona+85254&amp;t=m&amp;z=16" target="_blank"><strong>Google Map</strong></a>)<br /> 16220 N Scottsdale Rd., Ste, 100<br /> Scottsdale, AZ 85254</p> <p style="font-family: Times; line-height: normal;"><strong>Agenda:</strong><br /> 6:00 &ndash; Registration<br /> 6:20 &ndash; Announcements<br /> 6:30 &ndash; Begin <strong>&ldquo;Scrum&hellip;And!&rdquo;</strong><br /> 8:00 &ndash; Closing Remarks</p> <p style="font-family: Times; line-height: normal;"><span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong>PLEASE REGISTER </strong></span>- If you are already a member of the Phoenix Scrum User&rsquo;s Group, you have already received an email about this event, just select the &ldquo;Registration Link&rdquo; in that email. If you&rsquo;ve not received that email, please sign-up (<a href="http://phxsug.org/" target="_blank">on our site</a>), and we&rsquo;ll get it out to you!!</p> <h2>Topic:&nbsp; Scrum . . . And!</h2> <div>&lsquo;Scrum . . And&rsquo;&nbsp; will focus on what works well within the framework of Scrum&nbsp; to achieve the desired result.&nbsp; This will be presented as an interactive discussion of what does work and how it can work within the framework of Scrum,&nbsp; and what can then help teams move towards the end result of working software.&nbsp; We will look at some brief examples from the real world experiences and then open for discussion from audience participants regarding their experiences within the topic.&nbsp; Several topics will be discussed.&nbsp; At the end&nbsp; time will be left for open discussion&nbsp; of any other topics not covered in the open format.</div> <div></div> <div>As an added bonus a drawing for the door prize of the book titled <span style="font-family: Verdana; font-size: xx-small;"><span style="font-family: verdana,arial,helvetica;"><strong>"Kanban and Scrum - making the most of both" by </strong><strong>Kniberg, Henrik</strong>. </span></span></div> </div> <div> <h2>Speaker Bio:&nbsp; Ken Ward</h2> </div> <div>Providing Agile/Scrum Implementations, Training and Coaching Consulting Services to Fortune 500 companies, Ken has over 30 years experience in the IT field working his way through Operations to Software Development and Project Management.&nbsp; He&rsquo;s been involved with several successful Scrum implementations at fortune 500 companies (General Mills, Target and WalMart most recently), and he has had experience with several high profile state government projects throughout his career.&nbsp; His company Mission Statement is:&nbsp; &ldquo;To utilize the Agile framework known as Scrum, to bring in your software development projects on time and on budget, giving you the customer the satisfaction of getting usable software in a timely manner.&rdquo;</div>