May 2009

Agile Conferences

Agile Australia 2012 Date: 30-31, May, 2012 Location: Melbourne, Australia The Agile Australia conferences are the highlight on the Australian Agile calendar. Now in it’s fourth year, Agile Australia brings together Australian businesses who are adapting, innovating, collaborating, and delivering better project using the Agile methodology. The Agile approach focuses on iterative development. Little by little, collaborative teams can build solutions for their customers faster and better than before.

Need Help Convincing Your Manager to Try Scrum? Let This Scrum Refcard Do the Talking

When youÂ’re working on a development team thatÂ’s managed traditionally, knowing how best to convince management to begin using agile methods can be incredibly difficult. When I found myself in that position, I repeatedly approached my project manager to make a case for Scrum. I told him it would help our team produce functional software sooner, at a lower cost, and with less anxiety for the both of us. But he didnÂ’t really hear what I was saying until he heard it from someone else.