The Swiss Division

‘GOTO Nights’

    GOTO Night; Scrum, Kanban, SAFe and DSDM in one company! Are you crazy?

    September 10, 2014 •

    Register now! Talk: “Scrum, Kanban, SAFe and DSDM in one company! Are you crazy?” All four Agile approaches in combination in one company! What a radical thought, especially with the fearsome flames of the agile methodology wars! It all started with Scrum versus Scrum. Then Scrum versus Kanban. Then everybody against DSDM. And finally late [...]

    GOTO Night; Specification by Example with Gherkin: From stakeholder examples to living documentation

    June 12, 2014 •

    Register now! Talk: “Specification by Example with Gherkin: From stakeholder examples to living documentation” Many teams struggle with the implementation of user story acceptance criteria and establishing a shared understanding about the expected story outcomes. This results in missed stakeholder expectations and ad-hoc assumptions made by the team. High efforts for regression testing and the [...]

    GOTO Night (Scrum): Disciplined Learning, the Successor to Risk Management. And your questions answered with Stories.

    May 27, 2014 •

    Register now! Talk: “Disciplined Learning, the Successor to Risk Management. And your questions answered with Stories.” This evening will have two parts. In the first, Alistair will briefly describe the agile evolution of risk management, “disciplined learning.” Disciplined Learning consists of combining small experiments and deliverable work, to improve on both the product and the [...]

    GOTO Night: iBeacons: where, when, why, and most importantly, how?

    May 26, 2014 •

    GOTO Nights are free evening community events, driven by involvement from both speakers and participants. Come along and learn something new! We will provide a light meal – all you have to do is show up. NOTE: The number of places is limited – First-come, first-served! REGISTER HERE! This time the topic concerns iBeacon - new communication [...]

    GOTO Night; Helping Zurich’s Scrum teams reach for the Stars!

    April 14, 2014 •

    Register now! Talk: “Helping Zurich’s Scrum teams reach for the Stars! “ A great team culture. What is it and how can you achieve it? Han van Loon will discuss how he launched 22 Scrum project teams in the past two years at Zurich Insurance. Zurich Insurance’s Zurich Project Management Framework for IT projects previously [...]

    GOTO Night (Scrum): Distributed Development

    February 17, 2014 •

    Talk: “Distributed Development – When developers love it” When distributed development is mentioned, most people think of off-shoring parts of the development effort to places like India or Vietnam or similar exercises with the goal of reducing costs. This talk is not about that type of distributed development. The challenges however are the same, so some [...]

    GOTO Night on Mobile: “New Features in iOS 7 for Developers”

    December 18, 2013 •

    On behalf of the GOTO Academy we are organizing a free GOTO night on “New Features in iOS 7 for Developers”. Our in-house trainer Adrian Kosmaczewsk will provide a quick overview of the new possibilities offered by iOS 7 for app developers. It targets iOS developers familiar with the APIs of iOS 6, and will [...]

    GOTO Night; Agile fix price contracts

    December 12, 2013 •

    Register now! Talk: “Agile fix price contracts in software projects” In 2010, NIS AG introduced Scrum as its (management) framework for developing software solutions. The first team went through a steep learning curve. Many things we thought would be wrong in Scrum turned out to be cornerstones for success. In 2011 the second team adopted [...]

    GOTO Night; Scrum

    November 11, 2013 •

    Register now! Talk: “Adequat developer care – beyond scrum” Jodok’s agile adventures started years ago and there were many ups and downs. No matter whether it was about a big bang scrum implementation with close to 100 people, an “open-heart surgery” on a large production system or killing bugtrackers and moving to a bug-free softwarestack [...]

    GOTO Night; Management & Scrum with Mischa Ramseyer and Gabrielle Benefield

    October 14, 2013 •

    Talk: “Do we need Management in Scrum?” In few industries the benefits of new, agile forms of working were more visible than in software development. Strict deadlines, highly intelligent knowledge workers, and products that – if not built correctly – were very vulnerable to errors. The philosophy of Agile offered many answers and solutions to [...]

    GOTO Night; Scrum

    September 19, 2013 •

    Talk: “Scrum in distributed teams – The 4 don’ts to be successful” This Session is about why youngculture decided to implement Scrum within it‘s decentralized organisation. We will share with you our experiences about how to set up and practicing Scrum as an effective software development strategy, facing the challenge of virtual collaboration. We will [...]