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Friday, July 22 • 9:30am - 11:30am
Agile Basics

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How much Agile can you learn in a couple of hours? The answer is: a lot. In this course, Michael Feathers will walk you though the history of Agile, explain all of the relevant practices, and when they should be used and when they shouldn't. You'll learn how to do the initial and on-going planning for a project, how to write user stories, when to estimate (and when not to) and, through simulations, you'll learn how emergent design through Refactoring and Test-Driven Development impact the development process.

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Michael Feathers

Michael is Chief Scientist of Obtiva Corporation and author of 'Working Effectively with Legacy Code.' A pioneer in Agile development, he has been helping teams transition to Agile processes for over ten years. When Michael isn’t engaged with a team, he spends his time investigating... Read More →

Friday July 22, 2011 9:30am - 11:30am CDT
Merchandise Mart, Conference Room A