October Gathering: Capital One DevOps Dojo

The Dojo is unique, differential, and immersive rapid learning approach to build new or improve our Product, Lean, Agile, and Technology muscles while working on your backlog

The team will use their existing work to upskill and improve for up to 6 weeks using two day sprints

The Dojo is staffed with a team of Agile/Product and Technical coaches to help teams truly learn and use the skills and values they need to succeed.

October Gathering: Capital One DevOps Dojo

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018, 6:00 PM

Capital One Bank
10700 Capitol One Way Glen Allen, VA

48 Scrum Practitioners Went

AGENDA: 6pm: Pizza & Networking 6:30pm: ScrumRVA Gathering 8pm: Done/Break-down/Networking 8:30pm: Done, Done The Dojo is unique, differential, and immersive rapid learning approach to build new or improve our Product, Lean, Agile, and Technology muscles while working on your backlog The team will use their existing work to upskill and improve for …

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September Gathering: Scrum in Education

Jim Frago, a teacher from Goochland Middle School, will be doing a presentation on using Scrum in a educational environment.

Jim lives in Goochland County and started working at Goochland Middle School as a long term substitute. He recently joined GCPS as a 6th-grade History and Science teacher at GMS. Jim has begun implementing Scrum into his classroom and he is an avid believer of putting students first when it comes to their learning. Prior to teaching, Jim was a business owner who gave much of his free time to volunteering in schools.

Scrum in Education

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018, 6:00 PM

Capital One Bank
10700 Capitol One Way Glen Allen, VA

49 Scrum Practitioners Went

AGENDA: 6pm: Pizza & Networking 6:30pm: ScrumRVA Gathering 8pm: Done/Break-down/Networking 8:30pm: Done, Done Jim Frago, a teacher from Goochland Middle School, will be doing a presentation on using Scrum in a educational environment. Jim lives in Goochland County and started working at Goochland Middle School as a long term substitute. He recent…

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August Gathering: Mastering the Scrum Interview

Join us for the August ScrumRVA Meetup and share in a discussion with local recruiting and Scrum professionals on how to acquire, prep for, and power your way through an interview for a position on a Scrum team, including the Scrum Master. Panelists representing various roles and fields will answer your questions and help break down the steps to successfully landing your next role on a Scrum team!

Not currently interviewing? You never know when your next opportunity will pop up, when you’ll be seeking out that next promotion, or needing to convince someone of the power of Scrum. This Meetup will help keep your interview skills fresh even if you don’t currently need them.

AGENDA:
6pm: Pizza & Networking
6:30pm: ScrumRVA Gathering
8pm: Done/Break-down/Networking
8:30pm: Done, Done

August Gathering: Mastering the Scrum Interview

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018, 6:00 PM

Capital One Bank
10700 Capitol One Way Glen Allen, VA

46 Scrum Practitioners Attending

Join us for the August ScrumRVA Meetup and share in a discussion with local recruiting and Scrum professionals on how to acquire, prep for, and power your way through an interview for a position on a Scrum team, including the Scrum Master. Panelists representing various roles and fields will answer your questions and help break down the steps to su…

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Join ScrumRVA for our 2nd Annual Scrummer Games!

Join us for an evening filled with fun, fellowship, and games! You’ll learn 3 new games to help teach Scrum and Agile values and principles with your teams and organization.

Game facilitation guides will be provided after the meetup!

AGENDA:
6:00pm: Sign-in, Networking, and Pizza!
6:30pm: Introduction
6:45pm: Wisdom of the Scrum Crowd facilitated by Joe Kane
7:10pm: Space Team facilitated by Chris Meaker
7:35pm: Improv Flow Game facilitated by Guy Winterbotham
8:00pm: Done/Breakdown/Networking
8:30pm: Done, Done

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July Gathering: 2nd Annual Scrummer Games!

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018, 6:00 PM

Capital One Bank
10700 Capitol One Way Glen Allen, VA

76 Scrum Practitioners Attending

Join us for an evening of fun, fellowship, and Agile games! Have a game you want to present to the community? Please register your game entry here: https://goo.gl/forms/efwz6G5SE2O4ndks1 AGENDA: 6:00pm: Sign-in, Networking, and Pizza! 6:30pm: Introduction 6:45pm: Wisdom of the Scrum Crowd 7:10pm: Space Team 7:35pm: Improv Flow Game 8:00pm: Done/Bre…

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June Gathering – Lightning Talks

LIGHTNING TALK LINE UP:
1. “Using AI and Machine Learning for Agile Development” by Allen Jones
2. “Testing as a Scrum Status Point” by Nick Minetti
3. “The Elevator Switch” by Megan Windle and Jim West
4. “Innovate like a Startup: How Large Organizations Can Move Fast Too” by Jessica Allison
5. “Measuring the Urgency Index” by Travis Bjorklund
6. “Bootstrapping Scrum Teams with One-week Sprints” by Chris Eide
7. “The Fractal Power of Scrum” by Mark Palmer
8. “Implementing Scrum Overview (2018)” by Mike Vizdos

AGENDA:
6pm: Pizza & Networking
6:30pm: ScrumRVA Lightning Talks
8pm: Done/Break-down/Networking
8:30pm: Done, Done

We’ll have an evening filled with short Lightning Talks (usually 5 mins or so) on a wide range of topics around leveraging the Scrum Framework within our teams and organizations. Don’t miss the fun! 🙂

Interested in presenting a Lightning Talk for this gathering? Please register your talk here: https://goo.gl/forms/qFfjtFM1WZfwCna03 and we’ll send out the final agenda a few days prior to the gathering.

June Gathering – Lightning Talks

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018, 6:00 PM

Capital One Bank
10700 Capitol One Way Glen Allen, VA

65 Scrum Practitioners Attending

REGISTER TO GIVE YOUR LIGHTNING TALK HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/qFfjtFM1WZfwCna03 AGENDA: 6pm: Pizza & Networking 6:30pm: ScrumRVA Lightning Talks 1. Using AI and Machine Learning for Agile Development 2. Testing as a Scrum Status Point 3. The Elevator Switch 4. Innovate like a Startup: How Large Organizations Can Move Fast Too 5. Measuring the Ur…

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ScrumRVA May Gathering: Continuous Innovation with Popcorn Flow

Popcorn Flow! Have you heard about it? Come to the May 29th ScrumRVA gathering. Popcorn Flow is based off of A3 Lean thinking, with an emphasis on continuous innovation and change, https://popcornflow.com/ . We will provide a high level overview of the process and let you test it out. This is a great opportunity to learn a new approach to continuously innovating.

Here are some of the highlights:

1. Gain awareness and desire towards continuous innovation & change.

2. Sustain the journey, including reemphasizing the implications and opportunities that Lean & Agile can bring.

3. Gain fresh and independent insights and get models, experience and guidance on addressing specific issues observed by either the people involved or myself.

4. Deploy Popcorn Flow, a next-generation Lean & Agile approach that brings a philosophy, principles, actionable techniques and tools to introduce, sustain and accelerate rapid decision-making and continuous change in teams and organizations.

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ScrumRVA August Gathering: Lego4Scrum with Guy Winterbotham

Lego4scrum is (probably) the most interactive way of illustrating the agile mindset and the power and scalability of Scrum. We will be taking this approach to introducing Scrum for a test drive. The full lego4scrum 3.0 exercise incorporates the following popular agile coaching techniques:

1) User Story mapping
2) Estimation
3) Overall backlog refinement with multiple teams
4) Joint multi-team scrum meetings
5) Continuous Integration and deployment

and more little tips and tricks to make the simulation valuable and fun.

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July Gathering: “Start Your Engines” to Cultivate Innovation with Kim Brainard

Join us Tuesday, July 25th, 6PM @ Tuckahoe Library for Kim Brainard’s talk on cultivating innovation in your team and organization.

RSVP HERE: https://www.meetup.com/Scrum-RVA/events/239554168/

AGENDA:
6pm: Food & Networking
6:30pm: Kim Brainard
8pm: Done/Break-down/Networking
8:30pm: Done, Done

RAFFLE:
2 30-minute mentoring/coaching sessions with Kim Brainard
2 Agile Facilitator Toolkits
“Scrum and Get It!” t-shirts

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