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Full Agile Prague Week 2017

The Agile Prague conference is the first event of our ‘Full Agile Prague Week 2017’. It’s followed by a workshop with great selection – Modern Agile by Joshua Kerievsky or Creative Storyboarding for Business by Stuart Young. It’s finished by new certification class CAL - Certified Agile Leadership (Scrum Alliance).

Conference workshop: Modern Agile by Joshua Kerievsky

Much has changed since the publishing of the Agile Manifesto in 2001. Joshua Kerievsky is coming to explain his idea about Modern Agile.

Conference workshop: Creative Storyboarding for Business by Stuart Young

We organize one-day workshop from Stuart Young: Creative Storyboarding for Business as part of the Agile Prague conference.

The first 15 registrations for super early bird price are sold out

It was really fast. The first 15 registrations for super early bird price are sold out in less than one day. Thank you for your support!


Early bird period ends on 30 June 2017. It’s still enough time to secure registration for early bird price.

List of the speakers is still increasing

The first version of the Agile Prague 2017 program is ready and online. But we are still working on it and we’ll be adding more speakers soon. Check the already confirmed names.

The already confirmed 3 keynote speakers are:

-    Linda Rising will help us to address conflicts,
-    Joshua Kerievsky (Agile Manifesto co-author) will introduce his Modern Agile concept,
-    Johanna Rothman will talk about Agile program management.

Registration for 7th season is open

Agile Prague 2017 registration is already open. If you want to get super early-bird discounted registration you have to be fast. We have only 15 limited seats for this price. And some of the are already gone… :-)

Early bird period ends on 30 June 2017.

Looking for Speakers 2017

Agile Prague 2017 is looking for speakers. Be fast to get the first program review round at the end of March. 

Submit your proposal here or see more details at speaker's section.

Predrag Jovanovic

Predrag Jovanovic

Predrag Jovanovic is a simple guy that enjoys listening to Hard Rock music, playing guitar and following Martial Arts sports. He’s been doing software development since 2004 in variety of industries: education, government, eCommerce, telecommunications and finance. He first read the Agile Manifesto in 2006 and has been doing Agile in one way or another ever since. Predrag currently works for Barclays where he holds the Product Owner role for one of its projects.

LinkedIn profile http://cz.linkedin.com/in/predragjovanovic

 

 

 

Adopting Agile

The story starts at the end of 2010, at the time when I joined Barclays Capital as a Senior Software Engineer in the EFS Funds IT team. The team consisted of three distributed sub-teams based in New York, London and Prague. The methodology used for development was relying on some Agile practices (taken from Scrum, XP, etc) and tweaked to fit in the existing process.

 

It’s enough to say that we were far from Agile.
 
At the end of 2011, the whole team had an official training in Agile and Scrum. It served as and eye opener and we made significant changes in all aspects of our process.
 
The presentation will focus on the things we were doing wrong and the impediments we faced on our way to becoming truly Agile.
 
Some of the covered topics:
 - Combining more roles in one person
 - Struggles with Definition of Done
 - Transitioning to Self-organizing team
 - (Guess)Estimates and Velocity
 - Distributed Teams and Scrum of Scrums