Day in the Life of Agile - Hands on Workshop - Columbus March 2013

Columbus, Ohio
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Day in the Life of Agile - Hands on Workshop - Columbus March 2013
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Eastern Time)

The Forge Columbus
580 N. 4th St., Ste 190
Columbus, Ohio 43240
United States

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Pillar has designed a single-day agile project simulation that is engaging, education, provocative, and fun. We divide attendees into teams, and using a GUI-based Integrated Development Environment, each team spends most of the day in a stripped-down, complete agile project. This Simulation introduces concepts like time-boxed iterations, User Stories, collective estimation, commitment to a product owner for iteration scope, formal verification ritual at iteration conclusion, tracking velocity, and making results big and visible through burndown or burn-up charts. The exercise is designed to simulate not only how agile teams and practices work, but the inevitable challenges and hiccups that arise as teams attempt to adopt several such practices at the same time. 

Trainer Bio

Mr. VanVleet joined Pillar in 2005 as Vice President of Fulfillment for the Ohio Valley Region after years of notable accomplishments. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Information Systems from the Ohio University. Matt has developed a testing practice focused on functional test automation and application performance management. Matt founded a company, Solstice Software that wrote Automated Unit and Integration Testing Products and continues to push the envelope of what is possible with test automation. Within Pillar he is one of the key innovators around our approach, Speed To Value (s2v), focusing on the critical areas of project management practices, requirements management, and test driven development. Matt's skills and experience has been instrumental in the development of Pillar's Practice Management model that maximizes the impact of productivity by enforcing those proven concepts and training.

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