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Agile Masterclass: XP, Scrum and Lean Startups – July 26th

We are delighted to welcome Mr Julian Higman who will be giving us a presentation on Agile methods and their applications. The event will be held on on Thursday 26th July 2012 at the Sanderson Suite at the Claremont Hotel. Doors open at 5pm for a 6pm start.

In recent years the pace of change in business has accelerated and new processes and techniques for software development have evolved to meet those challenges. Agile methods have gone from fringe interest to mainstream acceptance but the methods themselves are changing too.

The differences and relative benefits are not always clear so our speaker will give an overview of agile methods, with examples of how they have been deployed in different contexts, explaining when agile methods are relevant. He will then show how the thinking from agile methods has influenced the booming Lean Startup movement at events such as StartupWeekend, StartupBootcamp and LeanStartupMachine.

Julian has over 20 years experience with software development in online sports betting (as technical director at Connextra and then Betgenius), financial services (with Raft International and Bankers Trust) and telecoms (with the AOL broadband local loop unbundling project).

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  1. […] I’ll be giving a talk about agile development on the 26th July 2012, in Douglas on the Isle of Man – more details here: http://www.bcs.org.im/2012/07/agile-masterclass-xp-scrum-and-lean-startups-july-26th/ […]

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