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Saturday, May 5 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Using Scrum and Agile Techniques to Hack Your Life

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We will discuss how to apply agile/scrum techniques to your own life, using “writing my novel” as an example. Agile/Scrum has been popularized by software development but it also applies to non IT work. In essence it’s applying systems things to making small incremental changes. It’s an attempt to avoid the pitfall of traditional long term, predictive planning models, which we are all too familiar with.
Along the way we will re-purpose the Scrum framework and basic agile techniques for your own life and your current projects. Maybe we can provide a few tips based on proven techniques, to help you along the path of personal change and accomplishments. Bring your mind, preferably open and your project and maybe prepared to change your approach.

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Mark Haynes

Scrum Master/Agile Team Facilitator, Dmarkhaynes Consulting
I’m a renaissance man trapped in a specialist’s body. My degree is in biologist. That’s why I’m IT. I’ve worked as a software developer, with an elegant language for a more civilized age. I became a QA guy, because breaking things is therapeutic. I became a process specialist... Read More →
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Ericka Kahler

I've lived in eight states, each progressively further north. At this rate my nursing home will be above the Arctic Circle, even though I really HATE snow. I graduated from the University of West Florida with a BA in History. My short fiction has appeared in Night to Dawn, InfectivInk... Read More →

Saturday May 5, 2018 5:00pm - 5:50pm EDT