Thu 21 May 2009
Tue 14 Apr 2009
This month’s Tampa.rb meeting has a special guest speaker - Robert Dempsey, CEO of the (Rails) web development shop Atlantic Dominion Solutions, organizer of Acts as Conference and creator of expens’d. The Agile Tampa group will be changing their schedule meeting to encourage everyone to come out - and I encourage you to do the same!
For all the details, see the Tampa.rb meeting info
Thu 9 Apr 2009
Sat 14 Mar 2009
If you are sitting around this weekend thinking, “Boy, it sure would be great to get to see Ken Schwaber, Jeff Sutherland, Gregory Balestrero, Mike Cohn, Alistair Cockburn, Ron Jeffries, Jim “Cope” Coplien, and Chet Hendrickson on Monday, but however would that happen?” you are in luck!
Sun 1 Mar 2009
On May 16th, a free event called Day of Ruby is coming to Tampa. It’s a great chance to get hands on with Ruby and Rails for people interested in getting started with it - especially you .NET and Java developers. For all of the details, head over to http://tampa.dayofruby.com and register today! You can also follow DayOfRuby on Twitter. See you then!
Sun 1 Mar 2009
UPDATE: We’ll be meeting at Tina Tapas in Channelside near downtown Tampa at 7pm. See you then!
Sorry for the short notice, but if you are near the Tampa area, we’re going to be getting together with David J. Anderson on Monday evening. We’ll likely meet at International Plaza from 6pm-9pmish. If you are interested, shoot me an email at foyc at cornetdesign dot com, or DM me on Twitter at cory_foy.
Mon 5 Jan 2009
UPDATE: CONFERENCE RESCHEDULED TO MAY 6th-8th, 2009
We’re very excited to announce that the first Lean Kanban Conference will be coming to Miami, FL May 6th - 8th. It will feature such people as Corey Ladas, David J. Anderson, David Laribee, Alan Shalloway, Amit Rathore and many others. Registration is limited to 125 people, but we want to get as many people from Florida to come. The great folks at Ultimate Software in Miami are even one of the sponsors!
(And if you haven’t subscribed to the mailing list then you’re missing out on finding out about events like these first!)
Mon 15 Dec 2008
Dicom in Orlando is looking for an experienced Scrummaster.
See the PDF job posting below.
Thu 11 Dec 2008
If you haven’t already, be sure to join the Agile Florida mailing list. We have some exciting things coming up, plus an exclusive offer for early registration for an exciting conference coming up in February only to people on the list. Be sure to hop on today!
Sat 8 Nov 2008
Sorry for the late post. Thought someone else had this announcement up.
Join the Orlando and Tampa agile users groups this Wednesday, Nov 12 at 6:30pm for a set of lightning talks (short 10 minute presentations) from some key thought leaders in agile. Our guest speakers bios are right here!
Linda Rising has a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in the area of object-based design metrics. Her background includes university teaching as well as work in industry in telecommunications, avionics, and strategic weapons systems. She is an internationally known presenter on topics related to patterns, retrospectives, and the change process. Linda is the author of numerous articles and has published four books: Design Patterns in Communications, The Pattern Almanac 2000, and A Patterns Handbook. Her latest book, written with Mary Lynn Manns, is titled Fearless Change: Patterns for introducing new ideas. Her web site is: www.lindarising.org
Johanna Rothman consults, speaks, and writes on managing high-technology product development. She enables managers, teams, and organizations to become more effective by applying her pragmatic approaches to the issues of project management, risk management, and people management. She’s the author of “Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management,” the coauthor of “Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management,” the author of “Hiring the Best Knowledge Workers, Techies & Nerds: The Secrets and Science of Hiring Technical People,” and coauthor of “Corrective Action for the Software Industry.”
Mary Poppendieck started her career as a process control programmer, moved on to manage the IT department of a manufacturing plant, and then ended up in product development, where she was both a product champion and a department manager. Mary tried to retire in 1998, but instead found herself managing a government software project where she first encountered the word “waterfall”. She wrote the award-winning book “Lean Software Development” to explain how the lean principles from manufacturing could be applied to software development. Mary found retirement elusive as she lectured and taught classes with her husband Tom. Based on their on-going learning, they wrote a second book, “Implementing Lean Software Development.” Mary continues to be a popular writer and speaker as she brings thought-provoking insights to the world of software development
WYCLIFFE USA HEADQUARTERS
11221 John Wycliffe Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32832
We are please to host the Orlando and Tampa Scrum/Agile group. Our location is in south Orlando approximately 15 min. from the international airport. The meeting will be held at the activity center. This building is a separate building from the Wycliffe Corporate offices but is just past the main office building (instructions follow).
To get to the main office (address above) via Google Maps,
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Written directions to main office:
From Interstate 4 take Route 528 (Beachline) east. Exit at Narcoossee Road (Exit #13 - Route 15). Turn right onto Narcoossee Road and go 2 ½ miles south to Moss Park Road. Turn left onto Moss Park Road and go 2 miles. You will see the Wycliffe sign directing you to turn left on John Wycliffe Blvd. The main office building is on your left. We will me meeting in the Activity center which is a separate building on the left just past the main office building. It’s at the next cross street on the corner of John Wycliffe Blvd. and Translation Way. Parking is behind the building (turn left on Translation Way) you will see the parking lot on your left)
Please RSVP to email@example.com
If you have any questions about the meeting place, you can contact Chad at the email above, or f you need to call while in route, contact Mark Kilby at 407-687-3350 or Paul Rabenold at 407 963-1379.