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We’re Building What, When? Managing Change in UX Design

Date: Monday, September 21st, 2015
Time: Networking starts at 6pm, presentation starts at 6:30pm
Place: Hootsuite at 5 E 8th Ave in Vancouver
Website: http://agilevancouver.ca/…
Registration: http://www.meetup.com/… (free, need to RSVP)

Our first meeting of the 2015-2016 season is with Su-Laine Brodsky, a local user experience practitioner and contractor. This will be our first meeting at the offices of Hootsuite. User experience design methods can dramatically improve a product, but it is not immediately obvious how to make them fit into Agile projects. Successfully integrating UX designers into Agile software development can require adaptations across the team in both process and culture.

Much Ado About Agile X

Date: Monday, October 26th, for the conference and Tuesday, October 27th, for tutorials
Time: The conference starts at 8:30 am and tutorials start at 9 am.
Place: Sutton Place Hotel on Burrard
Website: http://agilevancouver.ca/…
Registration: http://www.eventbrite.ca/…

2015 marks a significant achievement for the Vancouver Agile Methods Users Group. Agile Vancouver, as the group is more widely known, has been following its mandate of “educating its members, sharing experiences, promoting Agile approaches in the local BC software industry, and fostering academic and industrial research” since it’s inception in 2005, and having a great time doing it. This year will be our 10th Much Ado About Agile conference.

To commemorate the anniversary, we have invited Philippe Kruchten back to deliver the keynote speech. This year’s speaker lineup has a lot of new faces in it, some local and some not, including Jennifer Fawcett, Mark Lines, Adrian Moise, James Shore, Byron Packwood, Ardita Karaj, and Jeff Morgan. As has become our custom, we will be wrapping up the conference by having a Panel Discussion with all the speakers. There are three full-day tutorials to choose from: “Lean Software Delivery” with Matt Heusser, “Bringing Fluency to your Agile teams: Coaching for Best-Fit Agile” with James Shore, and “Disciplined Agile Delivery in a Nutshell” with Mark Lines.

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