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27 January 2016

59 Topics for an Agile meetup

In case you were running dry on topics...

I scouted the various meetup groups around the world, asked a few people and added some myself.
  1. Scrum and legacy systems
  2. Program Portfolio management
  3. Application Architecture and impact on velocity
  4. Individuals and Interactions over Process and tools
  5. User Experience and Scrum
  6. Business Value – what does it mean to you?
  7. Handling Tech debt
  8. Who owns quality, and what do they say about our work?
  9. Hyper-productivity – breaking the rules
  10. Scrum in operations/support
  11. Coaching dojo
  12. Enterprise architecture – finding the balance of planned and emergent design
  13. Strategic product ownership
  14. Managing managers
  15. Planning poker and other estimation techniques
  16. Training new scrum teams
  17. Self organising
  18. Continuous Integration, Continuous delivery
  19. Agile Testing
  20. Acceptance Testing: Just say no (James Shore’s thinking)
  21. Collective ownership
  22. Agile tools
  23. PMI-Agile combo
  24. Requirements decomposition – epic to story
  25. Release planning
  26. Story mapping
  27. Evidence based Retrospectives
  28. Innovation Games
  29. Roadmaps
  30. Lean Startup and Agile
  31. Estimating, Velocity, and Charts
  32. Can Six Sigma help scrum teams?
  33. TDD
  34. Definition of Done
  35. Scrum Certifications & what they mean,
  36. Failed scrum implementations
  37. What we can learn from the punks and hippies; lessons from change agents of decades past
  38. Scrum beyond Development
  39. Selling Scrum to senior management
  40. Offshore teams and scrum
  41. Dan Pink’s Mastery, Autonomy and Purpose
  42. Hybrid Agile; Friend of foe?
  43. Management 3.0
  44. Memetics – why easy ideas are stickier than good ones.  What does this mean in the world of scrum?
  45. Deeper look at the Agile Manifesto
  46. Open forum with experts
  47. Complexity theory
  48. Shu-Ha-Ri-Kokoro
  49. Heart of Agile
  50. The Philosophy of Work; what modern philosophy has to say about the way we work
  51. What is Lean and Kanban
  52. XP and Scrum combo
  53. The missing Parts of Scrum
  54. Agile contracts, Agile proposals
  55. When to leave scrum behind
  56. Revisiting scrum roles; There are no project managers, no business analysts, no testers and no developers.
  57. What Theory of Constraints can teach us
  58. Startups and Scrum
  59. Scrum v Kanban/Lean