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PADNUG August Meeting

Intel Hawthorn Farms 3 (HF3) Campus
5200 NE Elam Young Pkwy
Hillsboro, OR 97124, US (map)



Please join us Tuesday night for the PADNUG August meet-up!

This month, Dave Harrison will be presenting on Agile Development.

WHERE: Intel Hawthorne Farms 3 (HF3) 5200 NE Elam Young Pkwy Hillsboro, OR 97124 Map: http://binged.it/IntelHF3Map

WHEN: Tuesday 8/7/2012 6:00 p.m. Pizza 6:30 p.m. Presentation ~8:30 p.m. After Words at On the Border Mexican Grill

WHO: Dave is the .NET lead developer at Columbia Sportswear.

TOPIC: At Tech Ed 2012, the biggest change over the previous years had to do with ALM and agile development – it seemed like one out of every four classes dealt with Agile in one way or another. What is all the fuss about – and how can our team use the best tools to keep developers and BA’s humming and business owners happy? We’ll explore our two-year long experience with Agile development at Columbia Sportswear Company and a live demo of the new features in the preview edition of Team Foundation Service. Along the way we’ll cover:

• The Software Development Hierarchy of Needs (from a great post by Scott Hanselman) • Our experiences with MVC, TDD, and Azure • Why the Spanish Armada didn’t work and Apollo 13 did – the Cone of Death • The dirty little secret behind scrum – hint, it’s not a magic bullet • Jealousy as a proactive emotion • Save the poker for Vegas • Managing priorities across software development teams in one list

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Looking forward to seeing you all there!

Cheers, Jesse PADNUG Outreach Coordinator