03/12/2021 – Agile Lessons from Antarctica by Julie Wyman

On March 13, 2021, the DC Scrum User Group welcomes Julie Wyman for a talk on "Agile Lessons from Antarctica: Responding to Change over Following a Plan." Abstract: I spent January 2018 in Antarctica hanging out with penguins, whales, and seals. It was about as different from my day-to-day work as an Agile Coach as can…

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02/11/2021 – Agile Manifesto 20th Anniversary

The Scrum Alliance will be streaming live from Snowbird, Utah on February 11th in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Agile Manifesto. Join us in the Aspen Room where it all happened as we discuss the past, present, and future of agile through a variety of panels and networking activities. Find out…

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01/22/2021 – A Deeper Dive Into the ScrumMaster Role

On January 22, Richard Cheng joins the DC Scrum User Group to present a talk on a Deeper Dive into the Scrum Master. The ScrumMaster is a critical role in Scrum (or Team Coach on Kanban/ Agile teams). However it is the most misunderstood role as well. They are not a project manager, nor a team…

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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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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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11/16/2020 – Tales of the Bizarro Scrum

The next DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG) event on November 16th, 2020 features Fadi Stephan presenting on the Tales of the Bizarro Scrum. In this interactive working session, we’ll discuss actions and language that I’ve seen teams do or say, and explain the implications of these actions and how to address them. It’s about things overheard…

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