XP for Project and Program Management SIG

Greetings, Tomorrow morning I’ll be giving an ‘Intro to Extreme Programming’ talk for the Project Management and Program Management Special Interest Group in Cupertino. The event is open to the public, and group asks for a $2 donation from each participant. We will be giving away a copy of “Planning Extreme Programming” by Kent Beck […]
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Published on InfoQ Again

Greetings, InfoQ just published a story I wrote about this year’s State of Agile Development survey. Cheers, Chris
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InfoQ Made Me Famous!!

No sooner had I discovered that I’m on YouTube, than I find out that InfoQ has published a short blurb on user stories that I wrote. My phone is ringing; could it be Hollywood calling. Update (6/22/08) The story inspired a long discussion on the Scrum Development Yahoo group.
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The Scrum Gathering Made Me Famous!

Well, maybe not famous, but at least I made it to YouTube, and with all of my clothes on! This video of the Chicago Scrum Gathering includes some footage of my workshop What Makes Agile Projects Succeed (or Fail)? It starts 50 seconds in, with the title “The Essence of Scrum Session.” If you’re really […]
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Agile Project Management Class Full

Greetings, The June 17th Agile Project Management workshop is full. Thank you to everyone who expressed interest! Cheers, Chris
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Agile Project Management Workshop

On June 17th, the Technical Management Institute, Effective Training Associates, and the IEEE are teaming up to put on an agile project management workshop. The workshop will be held in Palo Alto and is open to the public, but admission is limited to the first 12 registrants. The proceeds will benefit the Silicon Valley IEEE. […]
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Dr. Dobb’s Architecture & Design World 2008 Discount

Greetings, I’ll be facilitating What Makes Agile Projects Succeed (or Fail)? at Dr. Dobb’s Architecture & Design World 2008. They have given me the following discount code, worth $100 off the VIP Pass, which you can use when you register. The discount code is: 8ASPK You can register here. Cheers, Chris
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What Makes Agile Teams Succeed (or Fail)? – Agile Coach Camp

Greetings, This is the first of a two sessions that I facilitated at Agile Coach Camp. A small group of agile coaches, including Ron Jefferies came together on Saturday to consider the question “What makes agile teams succeed (or Fail)?” Using the Group Wisdom Without Groupthink process, we generated, discussed, and ranked about a dozen […]
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The Business Case For Agile – BayXP Slides

I recently presented The Business Case for Agile for the BayXP group. Here are the slides. Cheers, Chris
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What Makes Agile Projects Succeed? – BayAPLN

I recently facilitated What makes agile projects succeed (or Fail)? for the BayAPLN, the Bay Area chapter of the Agile Project Leadership Network. There were 63 participants, even more than at the Chicago Scum Gathering. Using the Group Wisdom Without Groupthink technique, the group generated, discussed, and ranked 65 ideas. We managed to do all […]
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