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Book Club – Fifth Discipline Fieldbook – 5 of 5?

Were reading the Fifth Discipline Fieldbook — this is big, and really REALLY interesting! If you havent been playing along, m sorry you missed us. If you read (or got bogged down in) the original Fifth Discipline book, we think youll find this volume much more accessible and easier to apply — more real-world […]

Book Club – Fifth Discipline Fieldbook – 4 of 5?

Were reading the Fifth Discipline Fieldbook — this is big, and really REALLY interesting! If you havent been playing along, m sorry you missed us. If you read (or got bogged down in) the original Fifth Discipline book, we think youll find this volume much more accessible and easier to apply — more real-world […]

Conference Planning – KAA 2016 – Planning Meeting

Keep Austin Agile Planning MeetingAgenda will be distributed later. Date/Time: 12/15/15 6:30 pm – 8:30 pmVenue: BancVue, 4516 Seton Center Pkwy, Suite 300, Austin, TX 78759To Register (and for more info): http://www.eventbrite.com/event/19693028378.

Monthly Meeting – Social Gathering: Thanks to the Community and Volunteers

Over the course of 2012, Agile Austin had so many volunteers help grow the community that the board decided to host an annual social event in December to thank them for their valuable contributions. It was a great event, with great conversation and networking, and excitement around the great impact of the volunteer efforts.And […]

Dev SIG – To estimate or not to estimate, that is the question

The debate about the value of estimating software projects rages on, with advocates on both sides touting the fallacy of the other sides position, and fortifying the argument for their side. In this discussion we will talk about: why we estimate, why estimation has become a controversial topic, how developers, development managers, and Agile […]

DevOps SIG – Database Management in a DevOps World

This month, Anil Mahadev of Embarcadero (now part of Idera) will be presenting on database management topics in a DevOps context. Databases are a difficult topic in DevOps that do not get a lot of attention.Anil will lead a session discussing:1. Why automate?2. See the value of agile database change management 3. Why DevOps […]

Architect SIG – Non-Functional Requirements & Architecture

Lets discuss NFRs – Non Functional Requirements. NFRs can indicate the architectural direction. Lets talk about deriving NFRs,the affect they can have on our architecture decisions, and how this all fits into the overall processDate/Time: 12/7/15 12:00 pm – 1:00 pmVenue: Agile Velocity, 8140 N. Mopac Expressway, Building IV, Suite 140, Austin, […]

Book Club – Fifth Discipline Fieldbook – 3 of 5?

Were reading the Fifth Discipline Fieldbook — this is big, and really REALLY interesting! Im sorry you missed us. You dont have to read the book in order, and theres still the opportunity to get the book cost reimbursed if you come to the rest of the sessions. And of course, we feed you.Notes […]

Coaching SIG – November Meeting

Purpose To help folks improve their ability to coach others through agile transformation and adoption. Bring your topics and participate in a lean coffee style discussion. Format Lean Coffee Discussion. More about Lean Coffee http://leancoffee.org/ Date/Time: 11/16/15 12:00 pm – 1:00 pmVenue: Agile Velocity, 8140 N. Mopac Expressway, Building IV, Suite 140, Austin, TX […]

Conference Planning – November Planning Meeting

Detailed agenda will be distributed as we come closer to the date.Note: Please arrive early to allow enough time to settle and start the meeting promptly at 6:30pmDate/Time: 11/17/15 6:30 pm – 8:30 pmVenue: BancVue, 4516 Seton Center Pkwy, Suite 300, Austin, TX 78759To Register (and for more info): http://www.eventbrite.com/event/19354025411.