10/30/2020 – Agile 100

The Agile100 virtual conference brings the knowledge and experience of the world’s top 100 agile thinkers and speakers to everyone across the globe. The next event is on October 30th, 2020. More info here.

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10/21/2020 – Scrum Mastery: Beyond the Class Room

The virtual Scrum Mastery: Beyond the Class Room event is designed for new Scrum Masters who want to take their skills to the next level. Whether you are already certified or just starting your journey, come and join us for two days of virtual learning, connection, and discussions. Find out more here.

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Tales of the Bizarro Scrum – Product Owner Missing Sprint Planning?

Product Owner: “Team, I'm going to miss Sprint Planning again. I’m swamped with my real job and can't make it on Wednesday.” A statement like this indicates a misunderstanding of the Product Owner role. In Scrum, the Product Owner is driving the team to successfully deliver on Sprint Goals to achieve the overall Product Goal and…

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Are We There Yet ? Agile Situational Awareness Using Estimation by George Dinwiddie at the DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG)

Geoerge Dinwiddie presented on Agile Situational Awareness using Estimation at the Washington DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG) on Monday September 21st, 2020. Abstract When you start out on an extended trip with children, they almost immediately start asking if you’re nearly there. You’ll find similar interest from stakeholders when you start a software development project. Repeated…

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09/25/2020 – Agile 100

Another Agile100 virtual conference is coming up on September 25th. This series aims to bring the knowledge and experience of the world’s top 100 agile thinkers and speakers to everyone across the globe.

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10/09/2020 – We Don’t Know…We Never Did and Never Will

The DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG) is kicking off a new lunch time series starting October 9th at noon. Sohrab Salimi is joining us to talk about what we don't know! As organizations, leaders, teams, and human beings in general, we seek for certainty which results in us thinking we know. In this talk, Sohrab will…

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09/26/2020 – eXperience Agile Conference

The eXperience Agile conference (XA2020) includes 3 events in 1 conference. The World Agility Forum, Agile Human Factors, eXperience Agile. Find out more at experienceagile.org World Agility Forum Around the world companies are reinventing themselves so they can innovate more effectively. This transformation is called Agility. The World Agility Forum held in Lisbon will bring together…

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09/21/2020 – Are We There Yet? Agile Situational Awareness using Estimation

The DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG) is hosting a George Dinwiddie on September 21 for a presentation on Situational Awareness using Estimation. When you start out on an extended trip with children, they almost immediately start asking if you’re nearly there. You’ll find similar interest from stakeholders when you start a software development project. Repeated queries…

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Tales of the Bizarro Scrum – Canceling the Sprint Retrospective

ScrumMaster: “I’ve cancelled this week’s retrospective since we have all these production issues to tackle.” This one is a slippery slope. If the site is down, then the focus should be on getting it back up as quickly as possible. However, I hear the same arguments around automated testing, good design practices, and minimizing technical debt.…

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