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Agile IT! Experience

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On June 26-28, 2008, I’ll be speaking at the inagural Agile IT! Experience symposium in Reston, VA. Agile ITX is about consistently delivering better software. It’s for development teams and management, working and learning together.

It’s a production of the No Fluff, Just Stuff symposium series.  Like all NFJS events, attendance is capped, so be sure to register early.

From the announcement email:

The central theme of the Agile ITX conference (www.agileitx.com) is to help your development team/management consistently deliver better software. We’ll focus on the entire software development life cycle, from requirements management to test automation to software process. You’ll learn how to Develop in Iterations, Collborate with Customers, and Respond to Change. Software is a difficult field with high rates of failure. Our world-class speakers will help you implement best practices, deal with persistent problems, and recognize opportunities to improve your existing practices.

Dates: June 26-28, 2008

Location: Sheraton Reston

Attendance: Developers/ Technical Management

Sessions at Agile ITX will cover topics such as:

  • Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Testing Strategies, Team Building
  • Agile Architecture
  • Dependency Management
  • Code Metrics & Analysis
  • Acceleration & Automation
  • Code Quality

Agile ITX speakers are successful leaders, authors, mentors, and trainers who have helped thousands of developers create better software. You will have the opportunity to hear and interact with:

Jared Richardson - co-author of Ship It!
Michael Nygard - author of Release It!
Johanna Rothman - author of Manage It!
Esther Derby - co-author of Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management
Venkat Subramaniam - co-author of Practices of an Agile Developer
David Hussman - Agility Instructor/Mentor
Andrew Glover - co-author of Continuous Integration
J.B. Rainsberger - author of JUnit Recipes
Neal Ford - Application Architect at ThoughtWorks
Kirk Knoernshild - contributor to The Agile Journal
Chris D’Agostino - CEO of Near Infinity
David Bock - Principal Consultant with CodeSherpas
Mark Johnson - Director of Consulting at CGI
Ryan Shriver - Managing Consultant with Dominion Digital
John Carnell - IT Architect at Thrivent Financial
Scott Davis - Testing Expert