TGG Sponsored Agile PDX Event: Scrum Masters Will Soon Be Tested on Engineering Practices

Posted by admin in Company Updates on August 9, 2018

We hope you will join us for August’s event to discuss the value of engineering practices that help teams succeed with Scrum and Agile.

RSVP here: ScrumMasters Will Soon Be Tested on Engineering Practices

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
7:00PM – 8:00PM
Puppet Labs, 5th Floor
308 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97204

Details about the event:

How is your knowledge of Agile Engineering Practices? New CSM and A-CSM learning objectives ask Scrum Masters to be able to list and explain the benefits of engineering practices that help teams succeed with Scrum and Agile. This talk provides an overview of both the mechanics and value of practices including Pair Programming, Test-Driven Development, and Continuous Integration. Want a quick taste of the material, try out the matching exercise at:

Speaker bio:

Daniel Lynn has been developing software for nearly two decades and has been working in agile teams for the last 10 years. More recently, he has worked with agile42 coaching teams on the adoption of agile practices both in code and across the organization, but his passion is still in writing great software and helping others do the same. In addition to writing software and coaching, Daniel maintains a podcast of short 5-minute topics of agile problems that impact the team at

In case you missed our previous posts, Agile PDX is a large organization of Agile practitioners among the greater Portland metropolitan area. Their vision is to see Portland as a world-class leader in software development, defining “world-class” as profitable, sustainable, and joyful. Their mission is to work together to create a vibrant, successful Agile community of practice in Portland, sharing experiences, distilled wisdom, and innovative ideas for Agile done well.

Their regularly held meetings are as follows and more information can be found on their Meetup page:

Downtown Pub Lunch: 12:00PM-1:00PM on the first Friday of the month.
Westside Cafe Lunch: 12:00PM-1:00PM on the fourth Friday of the month.
Downtown Evening Events: Third Wednesday of the month at Puppet Labs: Doors open at  6:30PM, main event starts at 7:00PM and usually runs to 8:00PM, out of the building by 8:30PM.

We will announce each TGG sponsored event as they are posted, so please check back for updates! Mark your calendars now for August 15th and we hope to see you there!

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