2012 Conference

AgileNorth 2012

The Agile North conference took place this year on 29th June 2012 at UCLan, Preston, Lancs.

Conference Programme

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Agile Governance
The integration of UX and AgileBrian Wernham – “AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR GOVERNMENT – Leadership skills for implementation of large-scale public sector projects in months, not years”Brief Bio: Brian has worked on projects from Bangalore to Toronto, from Hong Kong to New York, for the UK government, IBM, Lehman Brothers and the great squid Goldman Sachs! His 30 years of experience from programmer to programme manager have included both the most iterative and the most ‘waterfally’ projects – from a massive global dealer database for Ford prototyped using DSDM through to the Energy Performance Certificate register implementation rising like a phoenix from the catastrophic Home Information Pack Programme!

Mike Burrows – Kanban the hard way. Why do they do that? (Mike’s also presenting at BCS Manchester, click here)

Brief Bio: Mike has led development teams and larger IT functions for much of his career, working in the aerospace, software tools, finance and energy sectors. Now VP of Educational Programs at David J Anderson & Associates, previous positions include Executive Director at UBS Investment Bank and IT Director for the energy risk management consultancy Encore International. Mike is well known to the Kanban community through the sharing of his experiences leading one of the first Kanban implementations in Central Europe.

Dave Draper – Setting a Project Up for Success

Separate the facts from the fiction!

Going from strength to strength.
The event in the North West to learn and share experiences on all topics concerning Agile Project Development.

Other Agile Groups

BCS Agile Methods Special Interest Group – http://www.bcs.org/category/16392
Agile Staffordshire – http://agilestaffordshire.org/
Agile Scotland – http://agilescotland.blogspot.com/
Agile Yorkshire – http://www.agileyorkshire.org/
XP Manchester – https://groups.google.com/group/xp-manchester