Welcome to Agile Hartford!

Hi everyone! Well, we did it - here's our first Podcast, featuring Matt Lasater from Engaged Agility. Join us as we discuss Ender's Game, Dieting, and, oh yeah... Technical Agility and ensuring Agile Leadership is invested in the transformation strategy. Check it out!

Who We Are

Agile Hartford is an official User Group / Local Chapter of the Agile Alliance, Scrum Alliance, and the Agile Leadership Network. We are also a designated SAFe Meetup group. Our member community is over 800+ strong, with representation from numerous local companies, including The Hartford, Cigna, Aetna, Travelers, and Optum.

Agile Hartford - 2019-2020 Board Members

From left to right: Steve Nunziata, Janet Kuster, Dave Kiersznowski, Vin Sukhraj.

Reach the Agile Hartford Board @ AgileHartford@gmail.com.

Details from our Previous Events Below...

February 18, 2020 - Agile Hartford's first Open Space event @ Slalom, with the theme "Product Ownership - Beyond the Scrum Guide."

March 10, 2020 - We had Wessam Sonbol and Matt Bjornson from CPrime, discussing "Product Management 101." Sponsored by Brooksource.

February 4th, 2020 - We hosted Todd Miller (Scrum.org), and a workshop on "Improving an Office Environment", joint meeting with SNEC-PMI, and sponsored by TEK Systems at their Rocky Hill, CT office.

January 14, 2020 - We hosted a Panel Discussion on The Evolution of Agile Planning, co-sponsored by Rally Software and Infosys. Great turnout and great discussion!

We were privileged to have noted speaker and author Lisa Crispin lead our November 19th event. Her topic was "Successful Test Automation with a Whole Team Approach." Lisa's slides are available here.

Thanks all for joining us for October 2019 event with Adonis El Fakih and his topic "Accelerating Agile Adoption." Adonis has made his presentation available here.

We hope you were able to join us at Optum (City Place I) in Downtown Hartford for our September 18th 2019 event. Our speaker was Damon Poole, and the topic will be "Grow your Product Backlog, one exquisite Story at a time." Damon's presentation and exercise materials are available through his website.

We celebrated Agile Hartford's 3 year anniversary on Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 at City Steam Brewery in downtown Hartford. Our topic was Agile @ Scale: Comparing Different Scaling Methods. Our speaker, Ricky Sheaves from Eliassen Group, has shared his presentation here. See you all in the Fall!

The speaker for our May 29th, 2019 event was Patricia Kong from Scrum.Org. Her presentation gave us insight into the Nexus framework for scaling Scrum across larger organizations.

Hope you were able to join us for our April event on Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 at City Place in downtown Hartford. Our speaker, Tom Bast, has made his presentation (Shifting Left and ATDD) available here.

Hope you were able to join us - Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at City Steam Brewery in downtown Hartford! This event was sponsored by Broadcom (owners of Rally), and the topic was on meaningful metrics for Agile @ Scale!

Can you imagine what a Lean Coffee would be like - at a Wine Bar? Join us at V's Trattoria in February for Lean Cocktails! We have two dates available to you so we can reach as many folks as possible. Registrations are VERY limited due to space constraints! More details and registrations are here - Tuesday, February 12th, and Wednesday, February 20th. Please note - this is a No Host event - you're on your own for food & drinks.

Hope you were able to join us for our first event in 2019! A most sincere thank you to noted Agile Author and Speaker Richard Kasperowski. Richard's presentation slides are available here.

What a great final event for 2018! Thank you to Eliassen Group and CTUXPA for partnering on this opportunity. River & Jen have made their presentation available to us - so view the Event Slides Here.