Tuesday, January 19, 20167:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Kleisovis 8. Kaniggos Square, Athens (map)
our first meetup for 2016 will host two very interesting talks, about Technical Debt and Scrum Mastery.
7:00' - 7:25': Round table introductions and agile discussions
7:25'- 7:55': "Technical Debt - The elephant in the room" by Tushar Sharma, Software Engineer, Researcher, IEEE Senior Member, and Author. Tushar has worked for Siemens Research, Bangalore. He has co-authored 3 books including "Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt". This talk introduces technical debt, its various dimensions and types, and its impact on the product quality. It brings out the best practices and discusses pragmatic strategies to manage technical debt.
7:55' - 8:05': Break
8:05'- 8:30': "Scrum lessons learned the hard way", by Dimitris Baltas, Agile Coach and Scrum Master at airtickets/travelplanet24. Dimitris will provide examples from his personal experience as well as from Ken Schwaber's book "Agile Project Management and Scrum". Dimitris holds PSM I, PSPO I certifications from Scrum.org and certificate in Business Project Management from NYU.
8:30' - 9:00' Socializing (pizzas & wine & beers)
Location cost, wine and beers are covered by Agile Actors.
Pizzas are an offer of e-food.gr.
We are waiting for you at the Cube.
We wish you a wonderful, healthy and creative 2016!