"War Stories from the Trenches of Scrum"
An open discussion on the stories of success and challenges faced over 5 years with the implementation of Scrum for a mid-sized software development company.
Jason is a Development Manager and Certified ScrumMaster employed with a SaaS company AvidXchange, LLC for over 5 years. Along with an education in Computer Engineering, he has over 18 years of IT industry experience ranging from startups to working for a number of fortune 100 companies. He has a passion for technology and process and such have had the privilege of performing in many different roles; Developer, Quality Assurance, Architect, Business Analyst, ScrumMaster, Sales Engineer, Product Owner, and Development Manager.
When Jason's off the clock, he enjoys spending time with his family, auto repair/ restoration, robotics, and contributing to open-sourced Home Automation projects.
Jason's personal website and blog are located at http://www.sharpee.com
This month's meeting is sponsored by Rally Software.
Rally is the recognized leader in Agile application lifecycle management (ALM). We are dedicated to helping organizations embrace Agile and Lean development practices that increase the pace of innovation and improve product quality. According to a study by QSM Associates, software-driven companies that rely on Rally's Agile ALM products and services are 50% faster to market and 25% more productive than industry averages. The company's experienced services group, including training through Agile University, guides companies through the organizational change required to become innovative, Agile businesses. Rally's products, including AgileZen, currently support more than 2,500 corporate customers, 76,000 projects and 138,000 users in 60 countries. For more information, visit www.rallydev.com.