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Kevin McManus

Kevin has 26 years of experience in the IT industry spanning Systems Administration, Software Development, Software Engineering Management, and Technical Training. He is certified through the Scrum Alliance as a ScrumMaster (CSM), Product Owner (CSPO), Developer (CSD), and Professional (CSP); Java Certified Programmer; and Microsoft Certified Trainer. His passion is melding the capabilities of technology with the creativity and ingenuity of highly talented people. He is an agile evangelist and takes a pragmatic and common sense approach to helping organizations be agile.


Java 8 Features Demystified

Not since Java 5's introduction of Generics and the Collections API has a Java release been so highly anticipated. Join us to learn about some new and powerful features of the Java SE 8 platform. Chief among the new features are Lambda expressions al...


Agile Practices: Add High Octane to Your Team

Being agile means applying iterative and incremental planning to how you go about delivering your projects and focusing on improving communication at every turn. If you're involved with software development, you understand that developing software is...


Scrum 101: Stop Taking Your Projects Over the Waterfall

The agile philosophy is fundamentally changing the way we build and deliver software. We'll introduce you to the agile philosophy and one of the most popular agile frameworks, Scrum. Learn to improve your teams' software development capabilities by c...



Scrum Master, Part 2 of 2: Artifacts and Sprints

Explore the three roles, three artifacts, and four ceremonies to manage software development that make up Scrum. Discover how these principles interact with the Scrum implementation of the Agile framework with examples of how the ceremonies work. Und...


Scrum Master, Part 1 of 2: Waterfall to Agile

Explore the history of the Waterfall method, a linear software management framework, and discover what projects work well with it. Compare Waterfall to the incremental delivery framework Agile and discover which projects are conducive to each framew...


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