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October 2016
Date: Tuesday - October 18, 2016
Topic: Scrum: High Performance Teamwork
Speaker: Dave Todaro

Abstract

Scrum: High Performance Teamwork

Scrum has streamlined software development and transformed how teams work together. Teams that use scrum are more agile, allowing them to react more quickly and accurately to inevitable changes that come down from management.

This talk will give you:

  • An overview of the Scrum process
  • Details on how Scrum works
  • Descriptions of the roles involved with Scrum
  • An overview of the Scrum ceremonies
  • Information about Scrum artifacts
  • A walkthrough of how the process works
  • Instructions on how to scale Scrum to large teams

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About the Speaker

Photo - Dave Todaro

Dave Todaro

Dave has spent the last 30+ years designing and building mission-critical software applications in a variety of leadership roles. He is currently President and COO of Ascendle, a contract software engineering firm specializing in creating commercial-grade custom web and native mobile applications.

Prior to Ascendle, Dave was technical co-founder and CTO of BID2WIN Software in Portsmouth, NH. For 18 years Dave managed software development teams across multiple product lines and drove the technology vision of the company.

Dave holds a bachelor's degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of New Hampshire. He is former chairman of the Software Association of New Hampshire and currently volunteers his time as a member of the UNH Computer Science Industry Advisory Board and President of the Skyhaven Flying Club.

When not working or volunteering you can find Dave on the golf course or piloting a single-engine airplane over the New Hampshire seacoast.

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