I will be presenting a half day seminar on Agile Development, Tools and Teams on
Wednesday February 24th at the MCCIA in Pune. The event is brought to you free by
e-Zest, MCCIA, and Telerik. Seats are limited,
to sign up in advance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Program Details
One of the most popular Agile project management and development methods, Scrum is
starting to be adopted at major corporations and on very large projects. After an
introduction to the basics of Scrum like: project planning and estimation, the Scrum
Master, team, product owner and burn down, and of course the daily Scrum, Stephen
(a certified Scrum Master) shows many real world applications of the methodology drawn
from his own experience as a Scrum Master. Negotiating with the business, estimation
and team dynamics are all discussed as well as how to use Scrum in small organizations,
large enterprise environments and consulting environments. Stephen will also discuss
using Scrum with virtual teams and an off-shoring environment. We’ll then take a look
at the tools we will use for Agile development, including planning poker, unit testing,
and much more. There will be plenty of time for Question and Answer. This seminar
is a jump start for a certified scrum master exam.
Who Should Attend
Developers and development managers, especially those using the Microsoft .NET platform.
Schedule and Agenda
to Agile Development and Scrum
Scrum with remote and offshore teams
Tools, Test Driven Development, and Continuous Integration
Question and Answer
Stephen Forte is the Chief Strategy Officer of Telerik,
a leading vendor in .NET components. He sits on the board of several start-ups including Triton
Works and is also a certified scrum
master. Prior he was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and co-founder of Corzen,
Inc, a New York based provider of online market research data for Wall Street
Firms. Corzen was acquired by Wanted Technologies (TXV: WAN) in 2007. Stephen is also
the Microsoft Regional
Director for the NY Metro region and speaks regularly at industry conferences
around the world. He has written several books on application and database development
including Programming SQL Server 2008 (MS
Press). Prior to Corzen, Stephen served as the CTO of Zagat
Survey in New York City and also was co-founder of the New York based software
consulting firm The Aurora Development Group. He currently is an MVP, INETA speaker
and is the co-moderator and founder of the NYC .NET Developer User
Group. Stephen has an MBA from the City University of New York. Stephen currently
lives in Hong Kong and will be returning to Mt. Everest again in September 2010.
Wednesday February 24th, 2010
9.00 am to 1.00 pm (registration from 9.00 a.m. to 9.45 a.m.)
Shekhar Natu Hall, MCCIA, 403-A,Senapati Bapat Road, Pune 411
Stephen Forte sits on the board of several start-ups including Triton Works. Stephen is also the Microsoft Regional Director for the NY Metro region and speaks regularly at industry conferences around the world. He has written several books on application and database development including Programming SQL Server 2008 (MS Press).
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