Many Learning Opportunities Outside of Agile2017 (Aug 5 update)

There are many people planning to come to Agile2017.  This year is estimated to be more than 2500 attending.  Others find this conference too expensive.  Unfortunately, that’s true for many of my fellow Florida agilists.  So if you are coming […]

I appreciate the Agile Florida community #ThankfulThursday

Last Friday (11/18/2016), we held the largest Agile Open Florida conference in our three year history with over 200 people. One of our new sponsors asked me what was the purpose of this event. As I mentioned in our opening, […]

Appreciating Sarah Baca @sjbaca3 – #ThankfulThursday

Today, I want to appreciate someone more local to me: Sarah Baca. Sarah joined Agile Orlando in January 2014 and immediately raised her hand to help. She has not stopped since and has been a tremendous help in growing and […]

Rocking the Global Scrum Gathering #SGFLA with a Community of Volunteers and Slack

Here I describe how we quickly formed, stormed and normed so our volunteers could out perform expectations at Global Scrum Gathering Orlando.

Forming a Community of Volunteers at the Global Scrum Gathering Orlando #SGFLA

It’s been a little over a week since the Global Scrum Gathering in Orlando and our Agile Florida Slack community is still buzzing. The buzz is mostly from our volunteers! The April 2016 Global Scrum Gathering was the first time […]

Thankful Thursday: AgileOrlando, AgileFlorida, DATFlock and more

  Over the last week in the USA, there has been a welcome sentiment of gratitude from last Thursday’s Thanksgiving holiday to #GivingTuesday. Since I’m involved in a few communities, I just wanted to take a moment to thank those […]

Recommendations for someone new to the Product Owner role?

I often get questions of the form of “How do I start this (practice/role)?”  Recently, I got the following question (details altered to protect their identity): I’m a manager with a local company who works mainly as a product owner and internal customer point […]