Agile Education Series – Getting started with Scrum / in plain English!

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As part of SFAA’s commitment to the Agile Community, and in the interest of responding to member requests for advancing Agile knowledge, we are pleased to commence with our series of SFAA endorsed education workshops and will be holding our first free workshop titled Getting Started with Scrum / in plain English. This workshop is being hosted by Nova Southeastern University Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences and is targeted at beginners with no prior knowledge of Agile. Due to the workshop’s interactive nature, attendance is limited to the first 20 people that sign-up. Please be sure to print and bring your tickets with you. Parking is available on the first floor of the garage for $1/hr. Please note, although registration is free,  you must sign up on the eventbrite link above and print and bring your tickets to class.

Getting Started with Scrum / in Plain English
• Why Agile, Why Scrum?
• Bursts of Value
• Incremental vs. Iterative
• Mechanics of Scrum
• Bringing it All Together
• WIFM? About the instructor:

Alex Kanaan is an Agile practitioner, CSM, leader and change agent. With over 15 years in technology integration and software product development, Alex headed application development at the UN, technology transformation in Accenture, and business architecture in Microsoft-Avanade.

Alex started his Agile journey in 2008. As a convert from Waterfall, he understands difficulties facing technology delivery and passionately believes in spreading the value of Agile. Alex is also co-founder of SFAA, board member and VP Education and Professional Development in addition to being Director of Membership Retention for PMI South Florida.

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