07/19/2021 – Agile 2021

In its 20th year, Agile Alliance's annual North American conference is dedicated to furthering Agile principles and providing an avenue for people and ideas to flourish. Spend a week at our virtual event from July 19 to July 23 with passionate Agilists from more than 50 countries and explore the latest techniques, practices, and strategies in…

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06/20/2021 – Agile Testing Days

The 2021 Agile Testing Days conference will run from June 20 to June 24, 2021. From its beginnings as a software testing conference in 2009, Agile Testing Days is now one of the world’s leading Agile software conferences. Its unique combination of Agile methodologies, testing, and quality sets the tone. Agile Testing Days USA is an…

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06/14/2021 – XP2021 Conference

The 22nd International Conference on Agile Software Development will run from June 14th to the 18th online. XP is the premier Agile software development conference combining research and practice. It is a unique forum where Agile researchers, practitioners, thought leaders, coaches, and trainers get together to present and discuss their most recent innovations, research results, experiences,…

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02/11/2021 – Agile 20 Conference – A20

From February 11th to the 13th we will be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Agile in the DMV! The Agile 20 Conference (A20) is a unique event that will bring Agilists together to reflect, celebrate, and evolve. It's an Agile Love Fest, with keynote speaker Alistair Cockburn. Find out more here.

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Stop and Smell the Roses by Aanu Gopald at the DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG)
Aanu Gopald at the DC Scum User Group DCSUG

Stop and Smell the Roses by Aanu Gopald at the DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG)

Aanu Gopald joined the DC Scrum User Group on December 11, 2020 to present "Stop and Smell the Roses" Abstract ABSTRACTThe saying “stop and smell the roses.” doesn’t mean to simply smell flowers; it means to live in the moment with a great appreciation for the past, the present, the things around you and the future.…

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12/14/2020 – Stop and Smell the Roses
Aanu Gopald at the DC Scum User Group DCSUG

12/14/2020 – Stop and Smell the Roses

On December 14, Aanu Gopald presents "Stop and Smell the Roses" at the DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG). ABSTRACTThe saying “stop and smell the roses.” doesn’t mean to simply smell flowers; it means to live in the moment with a great appreciation for the past, the present, the things around you and the future. Year 2020…

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01/02 Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Training Class (Live/Virtual/Online)
Certified Scrum Product Owner

01/02 Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Training Class (Live/Virtual/Online)

Join us for the January 2-3, 2021 weekend online Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®) training class from Washington DC. This course is a 2 day live virtual immersive training and online learning experience that covers the Agile values and Agile principles, the fundamentals of the Product Owner role, developing a vision, roadmap and release plan, managing…

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Top 11 changes in the updated 2020 Scrum Guide

Happy Birthday Scrum! Scrum celebrates 25 years with an updated 2020 Scrum Guide. Scrum was first introduced in a paper at the 95 OOPSLA Business Object Design and Implementation Workshop by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland. In 2010 Ken and Jeff published the 1st Scrum guide and since then they have updated it every couple of…

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Tales of the Bizarro Scrum – I’m the Product Owner and Scrum Master

Director: “We don't have a budget for a Scrum Master so Cathy is going to be both the Scrum Master and Product Owner.” On a Scrum Team, there are 3 accountabilities; The Product Owner is accountable for maximizing the value resulting from the work of the Scrum Team, the Developers are accountable for building and delivering…

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