Everyone has been to an Agile meeting that has little or no value and that’s felt like a complete waste of time. Facilitation Foundations is designed to offer attendees a chance to learn more about how to make meetings more valuable and save everyone time and money. This talk focuses on what makes meetings work and identifies negative experiences we all encounter when it comes time to attend or facilitate these common meetings. What should we be doing? What should we be avoiding? What could we do to improve the way we facilitate and or attend meetings? How can we make them more effective?
In 2000, Agile was revolutionary. In 2010, Agile is stagnant. There are two Agile worlds today: The first is pushing the same practices and processes they’ve been pushing for the last decade. The second takes many of these practices and processes for granted. Sadly, there’s little interaction between the two. In this discussion, we’ll look at the rift between the two communities, how to bridge it, and the exciting possibilities that can exist when we do.
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The intern program at inContact uses 5-10 interns every quarter for a period of 10 weeks, and has been running for 1 1/2 years. Some of the challenges with using interns are discussed: