Saturday 8th November, 2014
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Audience Max: 30
Come with your Laptop!
All agile approaches focus on working on small pieces of features. But development teams as well as business-oriented peoples (like Product Owners in Scrum) struggle to split functionalities into small chunks. They claim that it doesn’t make sense. On the other side, we met teams that split features from a technical perspectives, a strategy that matter only for the development team.
Yet, the feature split is possible more often than not. It’s often a question of practice and discipline.
During this workshop, we’ll train ourselves to split features to the extreme with a hard constraint on realization duration. Because, we will not only talk and imagine slicing, we will also argue about it and put it in practice through a programming episode led into very small slices.
•How to slice large applications into 1-day to 1-week requests, from the business perspective
•How to slice application requests into 15-30 minute work slices, from both the business and programming perspective
•What Carpaccio is (have you already learned that while browsing this page?)
Software Freethinker - Zenika - France
Christophe Addinquy is a computer addict since 1980. He do it for living for 20 years. At first developer, he also was consultant, trainer, project manager and now agile coach.
During all this period, he was an activist. First on object-oriented programming, then on design patterns and now on agile, all at times where those movements weren’t mainstream. He starts his agile journey in 2001 with XP. In 2005, he led the move to agility of his consulting company. In 2007, he joins an end user company and engages the IT staff in an agile transformation. He was a member of the first bureau of the French Scrum User Group and remains the secretary of the association for 5 years.
He is now helping teams and organization as a coach, mentor or trainer, to be more agile using Scrum, Lean and Lean Startup practices.
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