The Power of Promiscuous Pairing

A session at Agile and Beyond 2014

Saturday 22nd February, 2014

11:00am to 11:45am (LMT)

Tired of working alone? Sick of the same partner? Be ashamed no more! Pairing promiscuity is one of the healthiest activities a team can employ. Pairing with many different people promotes knowledge transfer and understanding across the team. It's the most natural way of setting up teaching / learning environments to stimulate growth. Learn the business value of switching pair partners and how it can to provide project management flexibility and overcome the perils of "towers of knowledge."

More than just repairing frequently, learn how pairing works for many roles beyond the discipline of programming. It can work for designers, quality assurance and project management, too. Even more exciting is that it works cross functionally. Pairing a designer and programmer together can cause all sorts of new and fascinating avenues to explore.

This workshop will explore how successful pairing works across all roles as well as covering how to be properly promiscuous. The participants will actively engage in activities to discover the true power of pairing promiscuously and understands better how they can apply these processes to their own work environment.

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Thomas Piggott

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Carol Treat Morton

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Time 11:00am11:45am LMT

Date Sat 22nd February 2014


Room 6, Adoba Hotel Dearborn

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