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Tues Aug 11th - Chris McDermott: It's Systems, All the Way Down! and Tom Birch: Building a Four Digital Hub

Deming is known for stating that ""95% of the performance of an organisation is attributable to the system (processes, technology, work design, regulations, etc) and 5% are attributable to the individual"".
But Deming was just talking about the manufacturing industry right? In the creative industries that we work in does the system play such a key role? Surely we need creative individuals, rock star developers and the like to be successful. Read more...

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  • Announcing Fruition as an Agile Yorkshire Sponsor Fruition, the Leeds based recruitment company, have generously stepped forward with support and sponsorship for Agile Yorkshire. Without the generosity and cooperation of our sponsors meetups could not happen in ...
    Posted 9 Jul 2015, 10:46 by Royd Brayshay
  • The Antimatter Principle and an NHS Hackathon with a Twist Going down to Agile Yorkshire June event I was curious about the two speakers of the evening...used to categorise presentations with a fellow developer as "technical" or "non technical ...
    Posted 10 Jul 2015, 02:04 by Royd Brayshay
  • There's No Such Thing as a Requirement and Devops Evolution The first talk of the May meetup was given by Andy Burgin. Andy spoke to our group a year ago and introduced us to the idea of DevOps, Developers and ...
    Posted 1 Jun 2015, 07:38 by Royd Brayshay
  • Lean UX at the NHS, Legacy Code Contemplation and Code Club Call to Action A push on Code Club recruitment from Linda Broughton, a tour through the world of legacy code with Krystan Honour, plus Joe McGrath and Kevin Murray on transforming NHS Choices ...
    Posted 1 Jun 2015, 06:35 by Royd Brayshay
  • Taming Monoliths the Microservices Way plus Agile Consultancy Engagement At our March meet up the main speaker, Kiran Singh, enthusiastically delivered a presentation on Microservices: Conquering Monoliths which, in the words of one of our attendees, “sold the topic ...
    Posted 1 Jun 2015, 06:43 by Royd Brayshay
  • #BeyondProjects - Project Management gives way to Investment Themes and Beyond The February meet up was organised as an evening themed by the #BeyondProjects hash tag with Allan Kelly who has championed the Twitter conversation and Paul McCormick, the SkyBet head ...
    Posted 5 Mar 2015, 15:14 by Neil McLaughlin
  • Spine-Tingling Success plus Event Presenter Polish The first talk of this month's meetup was a presentation about presentation skills, presented by Ivor Tymchak. Ivor's key message was that in giving a talk, one is ...
    Posted 2 Feb 2015, 06:12 by Neil McLaughlin
  • Amazing Evening of Festive Lightning Talks At Agile Yorkshire in December,Were Lightning Talks and I remember,Talks of ten minutes, sometimes less,My thoughts on which I'll now express.Grant Crofton, of the Leeds ...
    Posted 19 Dec 2014, 03:35 by Royd Brayshay
  • Motivation and Craftsmanship "What motivates you to get out of bed and leave for work in the morning?" asked Agile Yorkshire stalwart Neil McLaughlin at this November's meet-up. We agreed we ...
    Posted 8 Dec 2014, 15:30 by Royd Brayshay
  • Call for 9th December 2014 Lightning Talks Its an Agile Yorkshire  Xmas tradition to look within our members for the December meetup content and stage an evening of fun and Lightning Talks. Submit ProposalCLOSING FRIDAY 28th ...
    Posted 30 Nov 2014, 11:31 by Royd Brayshay
  • Incitement to murderous deeds and the throttling of flow The much abused term DevOps was the theme of the main presentation of the evening. Like Agile, DevOps seems to be an overloaded term appropriated to mean, variously, automation, system ...
    Posted 3 Dec 2014, 02:35 by Royd Brayshay
  • Open spaces open minds September's Agile Yorkshire ditched the usual talks in favour of an 'Open Spaces' style gathering. The Open Spaces format gives those in attendance the opportunity to air their views ...
    Posted 3 Dec 2014, 02:32 by Royd Brayshay
  • Pair presentation on pairing in software delivery teams plus the pared down framework - Nancy The main slot of the evening was delivered by Georgie Mannion and Kev McCabe as a business analyst and developer duet in perfect harmony singing the praises of cross discipline ...
    Posted 3 Dec 2014, 02:39 by Royd Brayshay
  • An antipodean evening with David Evans and Gwen Diagram David Evans who, along with his partners at Neuri Consulting including Gojko Adzic, are blazing the trail in the world of Specification by Example (SBE) made some specific commitments at ...
    Posted 3 Dec 2014, 02:44 by Royd Brayshay
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"Well worth travelling over 100 miles each way to attend.  Great mixture of attendees and interesting conversations.  I wish there were more groups like this!", Ian Russell - Developer, speaker and co-founder of CraftyCoders

"One hell of a good way to learn and network - highly recommended", Kiran Singh - Software Consultant

"Excellent attendance and opportunity to meet a crowd with plenty of questions", Rachel Davies - Speaker and author of Agile Coaching

"Great night, full of practical agile knowledge and great for networking", Olan - Stil Technology

"Superb evening with a very knowledgeable crowd", Jose Casal - Speaker and consultant

"It's a great evening, you should totally come along and it's a brilliant environment to speak at!", Gwen Diagram - Testing Consultant

"Excellent turnout of very motivated and engaged attendees.", 
Brian Wernham - Speaker and author of Agile Project Management for Government

"An enthusiastic, interested and respectful crowd in a well-organised set up", Geoff Watts - Speaker and author of Scrum Mastery

"One of the more enjoyable speaking gigs I've had. Well worth doing", Mat McLoughlin - Speaker and Developer

"Really good networking, good presenters, friendly, welcoming, you should go", Jonty Abbott - Programme Manager

"Inspirational", Richard W. - Business Analyst, Leeds”

"Friendly, dedicated, knowledgeable group - good vibe. More switched on than some meetup groups" Matthew Skelton - DevOps consultant, speaker, and conference organiser"

"Great people, well organised and interesting, stimulating discussion" Sam Meadley - @sammeadley