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Nov 15th meeting - Jon Kern, Signer of the Manifesto at Cerner ( preivously known as Seimens SMS )

November 15, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Speaker for the night: Jon KernTalking on the Genesis of Agile - the original intent, if you will, and where things can go off the rails.  This will likely be a lively interactive session.Jon Kern is local to the area and is a Signer to the Agile Manifesto in 2002.  Both as a consultant and on-board as a manager, Jon has seen more situations than most of us can imagine.Meeting Night:  Will be TUES Nov 15thIf you are not a member,The first step in registering to hear Jon Kern is here    - - - - - - - -Food sponsor Pernix wants you to know that they do training in SAFe Certification , such as on Thurs Friday Aug 25,26 …See More
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Lean and Kanban for both Beginners and Experts at Cerner

March 21, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Split Two-Topic Meetingon Kanban and LeanFor the Advanced,Charlie Villare and Joe Brenner demonstrate their Monty Carlo simulation tool they are using that predicts delivery probability. This is part 3 in a series on Lean and KanbanAnd for the rest of us ( geared toward Beginners and Intermediates - An Introduction to Kanban and Lean Terms. This is a repeat of part 1 in a series on Lean and Kanban.Note to everyone - we could use your experience stories to bring an understanding to these new people of what is important to your teams, and what tools helped you cement better practices.Cerner has offered to host this at their facility where we will have two rooms ( separating their ballroom) and split into two groups after we share pizza and mingle time.Part 1 Joel Chew - Introduction to Lean Concepts A good topic, one that may have implications for not just developers, but OPS and customer support as well. The topic is Lean Software Development, which is really “how to look at things…See More


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  • Our events are Free, and Evening Meetings in the Western Suburbs are usually on the Third Tuesday and  usually begin at 6:30 pm.  A sample agenda would be:
    • 6:30-7:00 pm: Eat & Greet & Network
    • 7:00-8:20 Main Topic/Speaker
    • 8:20-8:30 Q & A , Pack-Up, More Networking
  • When we meet in Center City, our timeline may adjust (there's a $5 evening rate for Parking near the Municipal Services Building, at 15th & Vine):
    • 6-6:30pm: Eat & Greet with members of multiple usergroups
    • 6:30-8:20pm: AgilePhilly meeting (concurrent with other groups' meetings)
    • 8:20-9pm: Networking with everyone
  • Our AgilePhilly events are those with the Liberty Bell Logo.  And center-city-downtown is the logo of Big Buildings - APCD But we often cross-post other User Group events in the Philadelphia, Bucks County and Jersey area. . . PB&J . . . and others, so tell us of your event to list here alongside ours.
  • We are always on the lookout for new ideas and new topics to energize our discussions.


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