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July 2015

The Psychology of Communication: Styles and Behaviours

8 July 2015 @ 17:30 - 19:00
Discovery,
155 West St, Sandton
Johannesburg, 2191
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The number one cause of failed projects is poor communication. Deon’s research validates what Agilists have been saying for over a decade: “Individuals and Interactions over Process and Tools”. When all the world’s knowledge is literally at our fingertips, trust is not only earned by what you know, but also by how you communicate what you know. In this interactive, thought-provoking talk Deon will show how to make your message land when people differ in communication styles and behaviours. Deon…

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August 2015

Beer testing – An exploratory approach!

12 August 2015 @ 17:30 - 19:00
Discovery,
155 West St, Sandton
Johannesburg, 2191
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here will be beer… there will be testing… there will be fun! Using experiential methods, participants will get exposure to the concepts of Testing missions, Oracles and Heuristics and insight into the peril of scripts and the power of exploration… . Bio (professional): Louise is a passionate context-driven tester who has been consulting in the Financial Services industry in Johannesburg, South Africa for over 14 years. She is currently managing a team (of super testers) at Rand Merchant Bank. Last year,…

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September 2015

The Voodoo We Do!

9 September 2015 @ 17:30 - 19:00
Discovery,
155 West St, Sandton
Johannesburg, 2191
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If you are a Scrum Master or Agile Coach – or just work with people - have you ever tried explaining what it is that you do? Especially anything around the soft skills side of things? Exactly! It’s like we are doing some form of voodoo magic! When you try to describe that you get people to talk & listen to each other (you would think this was easy – we talk & listen to people every day, right?), you…

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October 2015
R2250

Scrum Gathering South Africa 2015

19 October 2015 - 20 October 2015
Hyatt Regency Hotel,
Address: 191 Oxford Road, Rosebank
Johannesburg, South Africa
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This year's Scrum Gathering South Africa will be happening on 19th and 20th of October in Johannesburg. Unlikely Heroes The Agile and Scrum world is littered with Unlikely Heroes. Those who see beyond the ordinary to find extraordinary superpowers in the values and techniques. Whether you are a hero in training or a superhero, come and find new superpowers and uncover the kryptonite at this year's gathering of Unlikely Heroes Click here for more information

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November 2015

DevOps Culture – Rouan Wilsenach

11 November 2015 @ 17:30 - 19:00
Discovery,
155 West St, Sandton
Johannesburg, 2191
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DevOps has become possible largely due to a combination of new operations tools and established agile engineering practices, but these are not enough to realise the benefits of DevOps. Even with the best tools, DevOps is just a buzzword if you don't have the right culture. Join Rouan as he explores what DevOps culture looks like and how it supports rapid, scalable production releases. He'll talk about collaboration and how important shared responsibility is to enable it. He'll cover the…

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February 2016

Cape Town Monthly Event – Feb 2016

4 February @ 18:00 - 20:00
CODEX @ WORKSHOP 17,
Watershed Building, 17 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront
Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa
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Being a Good Manager - Discussion by Scenario The Talk: During the talk we will run through some scenarios from my very real world and discuss what a lead developer, manager, CEO, agile coach, scrum master, facilitator would do to deal with them in the best possible way. For each scenario, I’ll tell a story and present some possible approaches to handling the situation. Naturally there is often only one best answer, many right answers and then the ones we…

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May 2016

Cape Town CBD – Lean Coffee

18 May @ 07:00 - 09:00
RCaffé,
138 Long Street
Cape Town,
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We are hosting two Lean Coffee meetings (one in the CBD and one in the Northern Suburbs) on Wednesday 18th May. This one is the Cape Town CBD event. We will start bright and early, so that it won't interfere with work schedules. What is Lean Coffee? Lean Coffee is a structured, but agenda-less meeting. Participants gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are directed and productive because the agenda for the meeting is democratically generated. Read more here:…

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Cape Town Northern Suburbs – Lean Coffee

18 May @ 07:00 - 09:00
Pulp,
Willowbridge Shopping Centre
Cape Town,
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We are hosting two Lean Coffee meetings (one in the CBD and one in the Northern Suburbs) on Wednesday 18th May. This one is the Cape Town Northern Suburb event. We will start bright and early, so that it won't interfere with work schedules. What is Lean Coffee? Lean Coffee is a structured, but agenda-less meeting. Participants gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are directed and productive because the agenda for the meeting is democratically generated. Read more…

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