The December meeting of the Israeli ALM user group in Microsoft will deal with the facsanating subject of Agile Development and the steps that a software organization should implement to achive the transition.
The group meets on the second Monday of each month (on December, second Monday is the 8th) in the Dekel hall in Microsoft offices in Ra'anana. Meetings start on 17:30.
The user group page: http://www.microsoft.com/israel/communities/usergroups/. unfortunetly you can't register to the events from the group page, please use http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032396580&Culture=he-IL
The Agile transition: Pragmatics steps required for a successful transition to Agile methods
Agile developments and scrum are no longer new buzzwords in the industry; almost everybody must have heard about it or even attended a lecture or two. In this meeting of the ALM user group we would like to move forward and discuss the pragmatic steps required for turning the agile concepts into pragmatic activities. We will discuss the implications on the people in your team, your working methods and of course your tools, and how team system can support you in the transition.
17:30 – 18:00 assembly
The Agile transition framework: How to build a successful Agile transition process (Eyal Katz – founder of DevManage).
In this session we will discuss the challenges and suggest solutions for a successful agile transition. The process is based on adjusting the framework to the specific needs for the people, methods and technology of your organization.
19:00 – 19:15 break
19:15 – 20:00
Agile case study – my transition experience as a Scrum Master – Gal Possek, Program Manager and Scrum Master, Amdocs