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Grindr Tech Talk: Using metrics to drive a high performance SCRUM Team


Wednesday, June 25, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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In our last two Grindr Tech Talk Series, Lukas Sliwka and the Grindr Tech Team discussed iOS Development with Test Driven Development, Unit Testing, and Monitoring Code Metrics and Scaling Next Generation Apps Using Big Data Technologies.

This month, Lukas and the Grindr development team will be focusing on: Implementing SCRUM metrics to drive high performance SCRUM teams while building strong and innovative software engineering organization.
What you will learn:

1) What SCRUM is and what is not. - Lukas will share his experience in using agile and SCRUM practices to build high performing, software engineering team. He will focus on SCRUM as a communication framework and he will discuss supporting practices necessary to make SCRUM successful in a modern software engineering organization. 

2) Key factors necessary for a successful implementation of SCRUM. - Lukas will share key ingredients necessary for a successful SCRUM reboot of a software engineering organization.

3) How to measure SCRUM. -  Lukas will showcase and discuss the usage of Velocity, Work Capacity, Focus Factor, and other metrics to measure performance of agile teams. He will also discuss application of SCRUM metrics in creation of engineering roadmaps and forecasts.


About the Presenter:

Grindr’s VP of Engineering, Lukas Sliwka is a thirty-something technologist who's lived and worked in many different places around the world including Europe, Canada, and both coasts of the US. Lukas has a background in software engineering, agile methodologies, and agile transformation. He loves the disruptive nature of technology and seeks any opportunity to change the status quo. He recently joined Grindr to further its geo-social mobile platform and how it impacts the dating world. Lukas has also held key roles at Beachbody, Yamaha, and Mazda. 

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When: Wednesday, June 25th

Where? Grindr Headquarters - Hollywood, CA

Time: 7pm - 9pm PST

(please no recruiters or recruitment agencies)

* Free Beverages + Food  *

Have questions about Grindr Tech Talk: Using metrics to drive a high performance SCRUM Team? Contact Grindr

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