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NYC Scrum User Group - October meeting

Dates
17 Oct 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location IBM Design Lab
590 Madison Avenue
13th Floor
New York, NY 10014
United States

Contact Information
Rob Purdie
Email Rob Purdie

http://ibm.com

Summary
<p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;">Scrum practitioners of New York!</span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Please join us for the October meeting of the&nbsp;<a style="color: #ee6600; text-decoration: none;" href="http://www.scrumalliance.org/user_groups/71">NYC Scrum User Group</a>&nbsp;on&nbsp;<strong>Thursday, October 17th</strong>&nbsp;at the IBM Design Lab!</span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><strong>Time</strong>: 6:00 - 8:00pm</span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><strong>Place</strong>: IBM Design Lab,&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">590 Madison Avenue</span><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">, 13</span><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">th Floor,&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">New York, NY 10022</span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><strong>Agenda</strong>:&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">6:00 - 6:30pm - Pizza and networking</span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff; text-align: -webkit-auto;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">6:30 - 8:00pm -&nbsp;<strong>NYC Scrum User Group 4th Anniversary Party&nbsp;</strong>and first installment of<strong>&nbsp;What Ken Thinks</strong><strong><span style="color: #222222;">!</span></strong></span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff; text-align: -webkit-auto;"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">This month is our 4 year anniversary as a user group! We're very excited to celebrate with you - and as always,&nbsp;<strong>there will be cake</strong>!</span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff; text-align: -webkit-auto;"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">This month will also be the first installment of a new NYC Scrum User Group series called&nbsp;<strong>"What Ken Thinks!"</strong>&nbsp;About mid-way through our meeting,&nbsp;<strong>Ken Schwaber</strong>&nbsp;(co-author of the&nbsp;<a style="color: #ee6600; text-decoration: none;" href="http://agilemanifesto.org/">Agile Manifesto</a>, co-creator of&nbsp;<a style="color: #ee6600; text-decoration: none;" href="https://www.scrum.org/Resources/What-is-Scrum">Scrum</a>, cyclist) will video conference in via Skype and answer a question we've asked him one week in advance. (In advance of future meetings, we'll crowd-source the questions we ask Ken via our<a style="color: #ee6600; text-decoration: none;" href="http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&amp;gid=3798669">LinkedIn group</a>&nbsp;- more on that in our meeting on the 17th.)</span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff; text-align: -webkit-auto;"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Looking forward to it!</span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff; text-align: -webkit-auto;"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Best,</span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff; text-align: -webkit-auto;"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Rob &amp; Mary</span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff; text-align: -webkit-auto;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; text-align: -webkit-auto; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.921569); color: #222222;">----</span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">The&nbsp;<a style="color: #ee6600; text-decoration: none;" href="http://www.scrumalliance.org/user_groups/71">NYC Scrum User Group</a>&nbsp;meets on the third Thursday of every month to talk about&nbsp;<a style="color: #ee6600; text-decoration: none;" href="http://www.scrumalliance.org/pages/what_is_scrum">Scrum</a>, to share experiences, to network, and to provide support for local Scrum practitioners.</span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><br /></span></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 8px; color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff;"><strong><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Our sponsors:</span></strong></p> <table style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15.828125px; background-color: #ffffff;" border="0" cellspacing="10" cellpadding="20" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img title="Havas Worldwide" src="https://evbdn.eventbrite.com/s3-s3/eventlogos/2125673/rsz1logohavas.jpg" alt="Havas Worldwide" width="456" height="109" /></td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td><img title="IBM Design Lab" src="https://evbdn.eventbrite.com/s3-s3/eventlogos/2125673/ibmdesignlab300.png" alt="IBM Design Lab" width="300" height="50" /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table>