AgileNorth 2011

The Agile North conference took place this year on 09th June 2011 at UCLan, Preston, Lancs.

This year’s theme was:

“The State of Agile: Investigating the evidence-base for Agile software development”

See our YouTube Channel for recordings of some of the sessions during the day – AgileNorthUK Channel

Conference Proceedings Available to Download:

Distributed Scrum Projects as Business Transactions

Integrating Agile Development and UX Design

Participation Balance in Pair Programming

“What’s the Sense of Using Echo?” Social Interaction in a Pair Programming Session

An Empirical Study of Transition and Adoption of the Scrum Framework in Legacy Products

Judging from feedback from both delegates and presenters this proved to be an extremely successful event.

Listed below are some of the many comments we received from delegates when asked what they liked about the conference:

“Cincom guy’s talk was excellent”

“Extreme extremities talk was good (Julian Fitzell)”

“Good to know how other company uses agile”

“Mix and variety of speakers”

“Networking opportunities”

“Very informative interesting topics”

“Enjoyed the keynote morning session by Dot the most and was most relevant for me as project manager”

“Good flow of subjects”

“War” stories from other practitioners”

“Excellent place to share ideas & get ideas”

“Video is good I can see missed sessions (YAGNI for me)”

“Practitioner experience”

Delegates made use of the FREE iPhone app for Agile North 2011