South Florida Agile Association (SFAA) is dedicated to promoting the use of Agile practices and principles in software development and project management. Agile development offers powerful ways to quickly deliver quality products to customers while responding to change and respecting the people and teams doing the work.

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Speakers

George Labelle

Presentation: Culture is the Key to Unlocking Tremendous Profits!

 

Based on his personal journey as a C-level executive who has successfully transformed corporate cultures, George Labelle explains why culture is the breakthrough key for increasing your company's productivity, profitability and shareholder value. George reveals the intriguing yet practical secrets of high-performing cultures that you'll be inspired to apply to your organization today.

Andres Borque

Presentation: Back to the Future with Andy McFly

 

Description:

If you had a time machine, what would you tell your younger and less experienced self?  Driving a car at 88 mph won't allow you to go back in time to share your hard earned wisdom with yourself, but you can share your journey with others! You can show the journey you took and the plan you would follow if you were to do it all over again. The good news is that the NextEra Energy Agile Transformation is a successful one, and yours can be too!  Agile transformations are often met with many challenges, but with they are also rewarded with many victories. Hear first-hand from the leader who launched the Agile transformation at FPL and NextEra Energy as he shares his Agile Transformation journey filled with very meaningful experiences and insights to help other organization achieve successful Agile transformations and perhaps a speedier one too.

Luis Salazar

Presentation: Herding Tigers; How we transformed my legal practice to Agile?

 

Described as one of South Florida’s “Legal Elite” by Miami’s Daily Business Review, Luis practices at the intersection of distress and compliance. He has two decades of experience battling for individuals and companies facing complex commercial challenges and crisis, and has led the restructuring or Chapter 11 reorganization efforts of numerous well-known companies in a variety of industrial sectors with combined assets in the billions. Chambers and Partners, the premier attorney rating service, describes Luis as an attorney who “brings legal acumen and practical business experience to the table.” 

 

Adrian Perreau de Pinninck

Presentation: Taking the Red pill

 

PhD in Artificial Intelligence with experience in all areas of development: from requirements analysis to testing. Having managed projects ranging from applied research to change management, with an emphasis on quality and innovation throughout the development process. His mission is to unleash the creative potential of people working together. His current interests are using Agile methodologies to improve the performance of teams developing high-tech products, and helping companies stay innovative as they grow. Adrian is a Certified Scrum Trainer for the Scrum Alliance and teaches Scaling Agile for the Master in Agile Methodologies at the Ramon Llull University in Barcelona

 

Afternoon Workshop and Open Space Areas of Focus

We have assembled some of South Florida top Agile Trainers, Coaches and practitioners to be available to answer some of your toughest Agile questions. 

Areas include:

  • Enterprise Transformation

  • Business Agility

  • Culture Change

  • Dev/Ops

  • Test Driven Development (TDD)

  • Continuous Integration

  • Continuous Delivery

  • Automated Testing

  • Scaling Agile

  • Portfolio & Program Agility

  • Scrum

  • Kanban

  • XP (Extreme Programming) 

Regina Batista
Osmany Rodriguez
Rick Regueira
Joy Chambers
Rimma  Polissky
Julie Kreeger
Christina Alonso