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September 2009 Blog Posts (3)

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There are lots of ways to get plugged in to Agile Philly. We run a LinkedIn group, an e-mail announcements and discussion group, and this web site.

Why bother? Being a member of Agile Philly gets you free access to the best thought leaders, trainers and consultants in the world (don't take my word for it--look at our…

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Added by D. André Dhondt on September 24, 2009 at 7:20pm — No Comments

The Almost Daily Sit-Downs

You can find literally hundreds of blog posts and articles on the Daily Standup, a.k.a. Daily Scrum. But there is little written about what often comes, or at least should come, after, the Daily Standup.



What, you may ask, should come after the Daily Standup? Well, the Almost Daily Sit-Downs of course!



To find out more about the Almost Daily Sit-Downs, check out my companies blog at...…

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Added by David A. Bulkin on September 7, 2009 at 11:31pm — 3 Comments

What I am thinking about software development

To some extent, the golden age of software development is over. Starting in the 1960's and going at least through 1999, most companies and corporations spent a large proportion of their IT budgets developing and maintaining their own software. This was a time when the number of software developers expanded from near zero to millions of people in the US and many millions more around the world.

That expansion is now over. I believe that the absolute number of software development positions… Continue

Added by Joel A. Adams on September 4, 2009 at 10:45am — 4 Comments

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At AgilePhilly, we have been Promoting Agile Ideas since 1776

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  • Our events are Free for those who RSVP.  We have Evening Meetings in the Western Suburbs, usually on the Third Tuesday.  They 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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