agile-aus-2013-banner-blog

DiUS Computing is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Agile Australia 2013, a premier event in the Agile community. The two-day conference will be held in Sydney on June 19-20 2013. There is also a day of pre-conference workshops on June 18 2013.

With DiUS’s enduring company focus on fostering and stimulating innovation, we’re thrilled to support Agile Australia 2013’s focus on how business can use an Agile approach to stay ahead of the curve.

Agile Australia 2013 features an inspiring range of keynotes from international thought leaders on the idea of accelerating, or fast-tracking, innovation through Agile delivery methods:

  • Bjarte Bogsnes , Author, Beyond Budgeting
  • Ryan Martens – Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Rally Software
  • Mary Poppendieck – Author, Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit
  • Dave Snowden – Chief Scientific Officer, Cognitive Edge.

There’s also an impressive line-up of local talent focused on showcasing strategies and new ideas, as well as mastering fundamental building blocks, to help establish an environment where innovation thrives. The local line-up features the following talk from DiUS:

Make a real difference: Community innovations for social good

Pete Cohen, DiUS Business Analyst and Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) star, is teaming up with Julian Smith, Senior Policy Officer at the Department of Sustainability and Environment to talk about how technology communities are using technology to develop innovative and sustainable solutions to development problems. This session presents a case study of a recent RHoK hackathon that developed a solution that enables emergency crews to keep track of one another’s locations and share real-time information about a fire on their smart devices.

For more information on the conference agenda and speakers, please visit the Agile Australia website.