- The Role of Customer Engagement in Successful Organizations
On Thursday, April 3rd, Bob Schatz, owner and Senior Consultant at Agile Infusion, LLC, will lead a discussion on the role of customer engagement in successful organizations.
- PyCon 2014
Excella is proud to be a sponsor of PyCon 2014, taking place April 9th through the 17th in Montreal. PyCon is the largest annual gathering for the community using and developing the open-source Python programming language.
- The Psychology of Biases
On Tuesday, April 15th, Stephen Ritchie, Excella Managing Consultant and Author of Pro .NET Best Practices, will lead a discussion on the psychology of biases at the Software Patterns and Practices - Central Maryland Meetup.
- Moving from Vanity Metrics to Actionability through Web Analytics
On Wednesday, April 16th, Excella is leading the DC Business Intelligentsia Meetup. This month, Krishnan (Krish) Swamy will lead a discussion on web analytics. Krish has been in the analytics space for the last 15 years, and currently leads the Digital Analytics and Personalization team at Capital One.
- Using Clean Language to Discover Requirements
On Wednesday, April 16th, Andrea Chiou, a DC area coach and consultant, will lead a discussion on Clean Language modeling and how to use Clean Language as an effective elicitation technique. Andrea will introduce the history and mechanics of Clean Language and give participants a chance to practice the technique in small groups.
- Web Application Deployments with Gradle
On Wednesday, April 16th, Excella is sponsoring the DC Continuous Delivery Meetup. The topic of this month's meeting will be web application deployments with Gradle, featuring speaker Benjamin Muschko, a member of the Gradleware engineering team and author of the book Gradle in Action.
- You Be The Coach - Agile for Non-IT
On Monday, April 21st, Excella Certified Scrum Trainer Richard Cheng and Managing Partner Burton White will lead a workshop on Agile for non-IT environments at the April meeting of the DC Scrum User Group.
- Automating Windows Azure with PowerShell
On Tuesday, April 22nd, Mike Wood, Technical Evangelist for Red Gate Software will lead a discussion on Automating Windows Azure with PowerShell. Mike will share how to use PowerShell to make your life easier and prepare for worst case scenarios on solutions of any size.
- Docker Tutorial Session
On Tuesday, April 29, Excella Senior Consultant and Python Specialist Andrew Baker will give a brief introduction to docker and discuss his experience using it in his recent open-source project, spin-docker.