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Sat, 27 Sep 2003

Champaign-Urbana Agile study group

Some of us have been talking about creating an Agile methods study group for the C-U area. We want to get started. To that end, I'll be giving a preview performance of a talk on agile testing I'll be giving at the Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference. It's titled "A Year in Agile Testing", but it might be better titled "Where I Think Testing in Agile Projects is Going". Readers of my "agile testing directions" series will know what to expect.

(Scroll down from here for an abstract.)

The talk is sized to fit a keynote slot, so it's about 1.5 hours long (including question time). Afterwards, we'll take off to a restaurant and set up the next study group session.

When: Thursday, October 2, 5:30 PM
Where: Motorola, UI technology park, 1st and St. Mary's Road

Motorola wants to know roughly how many people are coming, so let me know if you are.

(Yes, I know I was going to become a hermit.)

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About Brian Marick
I consult mainly on Agile software development, with a special focus on how testing fits in.

Contact me here: marick@exampler.com.




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