Spring Lecture Series on Agile
The Bristol Branch and the Agile Methods Specialist Group would like to invite you to a series of talks and case studied on Agile. For more detail on each evening see the individual event page.
Price: BCS Members: £20 per night, £50 for all 4 nights, Non BCS Members: £30 per night, £75 for all 4 nights (inc VAT)
Evening 1 (Tues 26th Feb): So what is “agile”?
Main Speaker: Pete Measey
The basic philosophy behind agile, the advantages and disadvantages
Evening 2 (Tues 5th Mar): Seven Tips for a Better Scrum
Main Speaker: Nigel Baker
Many people Scrum badly. Here are 7 tips to better Scrumming. P.S. It doesn't matter if you have never used Scrum before!
Evening 3 (Tues 12th Mar): An Agile Evolution
Main Speaker: Adam Knight
Adam will examine some of the techniques adopted to maintain a focus on quality in the face of daunting requirements and how the key benefits of agile are obtained not through the application of a template set of pre-defined techniques. Raising the importance of quality and the use of test automation.
Evening 4 (Tues 19th Mar): Agile Adoptions that Work...and Last
Main Speaker: Jose Casal
A detailed explanation of scrum
The timings for each evening are as followings:
18.30 Refreshments and networking