UPA MN May 2011 Meeting: Integrated Product Development with David Hussman

  • 17 May 2011
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • DevJam - 818 West 46th Street, Minneapolis, MN


  • Free to all Courtesy of DevJam
  • Free to all Courtesy of DevJam

Registration is closed

Speaker: David Hussman

RSVP: By 5:00 p.m. on Saturday May 14, 2011


DevJam Headquarters (Java Jacks - Basement)
818 West 46th Street
Minneapolis, MN 

Directions and Parking

Program Agenda:

  • 6:00 pm: Registration and networking
  • 6:30 pm: Presentation and discussion

Refreshments: Hors D'oeuvres and Beverages Provided.

Program Details:

"Pairing with Designers from Cooper Design, DevJam has been actively fusing product thinking and agile delivery. While this is not the first DevJam UX rodeo, the work has taken me deeper into the world of the people referred to as “creatives”. In some cases, the integration is emergent and smooth. In other cases, most cases, integration is constrained. Some constraints are low hanging fruit (e.g. tools and process) while others are stronger and run deep within the culture of the organization. If you are looking to hear the good, the bad, and the immensely difficult, show up ready to listen, question, and share your stories. We learn best as a group; I just happen to be the first story teller for the evening." - David Hussman

If you are a UX person who is interested in agile, or an agile person interested in UX, or you just want to better understand how to get stuff done, this will be a great session. Everyone is welcome!

Speaker Bio:

David Hussman teaches and coaches agility in companies of all sizes all over the world. For more than 10 years, David has evolved the successful adoption and use of agile methods in medical, retail, legal, education, health care, control systems, digital audio, financial and more. Sometimes he is pairing with developers and testers, while other times he is helping product manager create product roadmaps. David believes in helping companies design processes that help them instead of simply teaching them a process to follow. Along with working side by side with design and delivery teams, David works with leader and executives to promote the use of agile methods to attack the real challenges of their specific industry.

David’s company, DevJam provides coaching, course, development staff and product development. DevJam has seasoned mentors and builders who pragmatically match technology, people, and processes to create better products in more competitive cycles. When he is not coaching or teaching, you can find David speaking at conferences around the world and publishing to a variety of sources. David was given the Gordon Pask Award in 2009 and he has contributed to several books: Agile Software Development in the Large, Managing Agile Project, and Agile Software Development with Distributed Teams.

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