Agile Alliance Australia - Perth Chapter

Meet-Up site for the Agile Alliance Australia - Perth Chapter (Agile Western Australia

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Past events

  • Test Invaders!

    Wed, 19 Sep 2012, 09:30 - 12:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    ?Continuously Invading Invaders?An interactive crash course focusing on fast feedback, test-driven development, incremental delivery, and automated deployment. In this hands-on activity, Continuous Delivery will be demonstrated via a classic favourite, ?Space Invaders?.There is something for everybody! *Technical participants will pair to incrementally fix, improve and customise the game; maintaining working, tested software as it evolves.

  • Agility@Scale: IBMs Journey of Agile Transformation

    Wed, 8 Aug 2012, 09:30 - 12:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    Come here Kurt Solarte talk about IBM's transformation journey to Agile:Many large organisations desire to adopt Agile development methodologies as a means of delivering software to customers and internal stakeholders more quickly and efficiently in bite-sized increments. However, large projects can pose significant challenges to agility. IBM Software Group, with almost 30,000 engineers in 84 locations, started its Agile transformation in 2006.

  • UX and the Agile

    Thu, 19 Jul 2012, 09:30 - 12:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    At this meet-up we would like to deep dive into the world UX and how it is becoming part of (or should it?) the Agile Landscape. It is commonly called out as Continuous Design in some parts of the industry and integrates with the concept of Continuous Delivery & Integration.Currently this is planned to be a discussion format.

  • DCI - Another spanner in your code design toolbox.

    Thu, 5 Jul 2012, 09:30 - 12:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    Ray Grasso, Senior Developer at ThoughtWorks, proudly presents:"DCI - Another spanner in your code design toolbox."There are many tools at a developer's disposal for decomposing their systems down into easily understandable and maintainable pieces.In this meetup we'll take a look at a design approach called Data, Context, and Interaction. DCI is a way of thinking about the objects in your system and how they interact.

  • Agile Australia Review

    Thu, 21 Jun 2012, 09:30 - 12:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    Let's share our thoughts on Agile Australia 2012 conference held recently in May.Some of you attended the conference in Melbourne 3 weeks ago and we thought it would be good to run a retrospective style meet-up to uncover your thoughts on how it was and any findings.It would be greatly appreciated to hear from those that attended the event and share your views with the group.

  • Agile Project Management (+bonus session)

    Thu, 17 May 2012, 09:30 - 12:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    Come along and hear hear the Winner of UK Best Agile Coach/Mentor 2011 Awards () Dot Tudor speak about Agile Project Management.What can I expect from this meet up?Agile Leadership and which styles of leadership are best suited to Agile projects. Leadership is all about synergy, while management is about control. To manage an Agile project, one needs both leadership and management skills to bring about the expected change and business benefit.

  • Business Analyst role in Agile - Deep Dive!

    Wed, 11 Apr 2012, 09:30 - 11:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    What does a Business Analyst really do in an Agile Team?

  • Agile Anonymous

    Thu, 22 Mar 2012, 09:30 - 11:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    I'm Agile (well trying) and I have a problem!You're not alone! There are those days when Agile just doesn't seem to work like you dreamed and the books just don't answer your questions. Well come to this meet-up for some group therapy! Inspired by an idea from Agile Perth members, this interactive and informative session is all about sharing these real "on the ground" challenges and learning how others in the group including a number of experienced coaches and practitioners, have tackled the

  • What does Agile, Lean and Systems Thinking have in common?

    Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 09:30 - 11:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    Are these the same thing or are they different, we will explore these areas and how they are affecting the industry.

  • Software Development Techniques

    Wed, 22 Feb 2012, 09:30 - 11:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    Presentation and discussion on Software Development Techniques use in Agile Teams

  • Coaching - Learning stories from the trenches

    Wed, 1 Feb 2012, 09:45 - 11:45 in Kings Park, Australia

    This meet-up will be a panel style Q&A night. We have assembled a panel of coaches of varying background and together have coached Agile Teams in Perth and abroad.This should be a fun night to find out more on what it is like to coach and be coached when moving into an Agile environment.Panelists:- Sarah McAllister: Sarah is originally from UK and has been working with Bankwest for over a year in a Senior Agile Coach role.

  • Global Day of Coderetreat

    Sat, 3 Dec 2011, 00:30 - 02:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    If you're a developer this is a day for you!Some of you may know Corey Haines who travels the world helping developers get better at what they do...write better code!!Myself and Ian Sutton will help run a community, language neutral day event, in-conjunction with the rest of the world (Starting in Sydney ending in Hawaii) ! I did this in a workshop that Corey ran a year ago in Brisbane as part of the YOW! conference and found it a great day to learn about coding regardless of language.

  • INCEPTIONS (not the movie!) - A way to start an Agile Project or Team!

    Wed, 16 Nov 2011, 09:30 - 11:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    Want to run a project or start a new team using Agile?Where do you start?Some call these Inceptions, Quick Starts or a Discovery. Find out how you can get a team up and running quickly, get everyone thinking about the same goals even get an idea of how long a project might take and associated costs.

  • Agile and Lean - how do they fit together?

    Thu, 6 Oct 2011, 09:30 - 11:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    Charlie Wilkins (from Bankwest) will host an introduction to Lean and then with the help of a panel explore what lean means in the context of agile software development.From Charlie: Agile and Lean have a lot in common, but are they the same thing? This will be a joint session between Lean-Perth and Agile-Perth to examine their shared and differentiating features. Format will be a short overview of Lean, then a robust discussion amongst the audience and selected Lean and Agile experts.

  • YOW! Night Perth with Dave Thomas

    Wed, 28 Sep 2011, 09:00 - 11:00 in Perth, Australia

    In recognition of the importance of active software professionals who always seek improvement - YOW! Australia in cooperation with ThoughtWorks, Sensis, Readify and your local user groups is pleased to invite you to join us Weds 28th Sept for a YOW! Night in Perth. Hear great YOW! speakers and network with other software professionals.For more details and to RSVP: Doors open - pizza & drinks (courtesy of Thoughtworks).5.30pm Presentation #1

  • Gaining Momentum with Agile - Kristan Vingrys

    Wed, 21 Sep 2011, 04:00 - 06:00 in Perth, Australia

    Kristan Vingrys, ThoughtWorks Australia Director, is back in Perth to facilitate a lunch time roundtable discussion for a small group of executives on the topic “Gaining Momentum with Agile".This is a free ThoughtWorks event, for more information and to register your interest see:: RSVP is not through the Agile-Perth meetup site

  • Different Flavours of Agile

    Wed, 16 Mar 2011, 09:30 - 11:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    What is your favourite flavour?Why not do them all?Why are certain flavours popular?Are they all trying to do the same thing?

  • Flickr deploy ten times each day... why don’t you?

    Tue, 8 Mar 2011, 09:00 - 11:00 in Kings Park, Australia

    Martin Fowler is coming to Perth!!This isn't an offical Agile-Perth meet up, more of a calendar place holder so you all know it is on.To find out more details, refer to the link below, you will need to RSVP and is a free event :) | | the last mile of delivery is still painful in many organisations, if you have heard of the Concept of 'DevOps' and want to know more this is something you should attend!

  • Agile learning experiences, hear stories from members

    Wed, 16 Feb 2011, 09:30 - 11:30 in Kings Park, Australia

    Would be great to share our learning experiences implementing Agile.We will need some members to do a quick 5 minute presentation on what they learned and then open the floor for discussion.

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