At this Atlassian User Group event, Jeff McKenna (Scrum Alliance) and Peter Toudjarski (Botron Software) will talk about Agile practices and how they evolved throughout the years. As more and more organizations begin to adopt Agile, the need for scalable solutions grows. Enterprises are looking for viable ways to scale their Agile practices and Atlassian, alongside their ecosystem of partners, offer numerous solutions designed to meet the demand. From Atlassian's own Portfolio for JIRA to other third party vendor add-ons, the marketplace offers a selection of tools designed to turn JIRA into a scalable, project portfolio management platform that enables companies to plan, manage and coordinate Agile development practices across the entire enterprise.
Since the late 1980s Jeff McKenna has focused on the process side of development and along with Jeff Sutherland and John Scumniotales at Easel corporation in 1993 created the Scrum methodology of agile software development and started the very first Scrum team.
Jeff is a Certified Scrum Coach and Scrum Master, he has taught, coached and mentored agile teams using Scrum and Extreme Programming practices for many companies, including Oracle, PayPal, Borland, Vanguard, Microsoft, Google, Lockheed Martin, Tumbleweed Communications, V-Mark and Net Objectives.
He has more than 20 years of experience in the software industry and held management positions in Bulgaria and Silicon Valley. Most of his career was focused around building high performance teams and organizations using Agile processes.
Peter holds Scrum Alliance CSP, CSM, CSPO certification; SAFe SA and SPC4; CMMI and Six Sigma certifications.