May 3rd: FAST Agile, presented by Ron Quartel

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FAST Agile is an experiment that proposes a new approach to organizing work, organizing people and also a collaboration model. FAST combines elements of Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Story Mapping and Open Space Technology (OST) in a way that has never been done before with the goal of high bandwidth, high-quality software in short iterations.

FAST is equal parts management technique, culture changing tool, agile scaling framework, and a way to reboot creativity and innovation in an organization .

Please come along and help perfect what might become the best agile idea this decade.

Ron Quartel

Ron's passion is for profitable software development in a happy, productive work environment. He has been programming computers for decades and over the last 15 years has worked as a Development Manager, Agile Coach, Trainer, Extreme Programmer, XP Coach and Lean Entrepreneur. 

He is the inventor of FAST Agile™ - a lightweight scaled agile framework which focuses on self-organization and collaboration over process. Also co-founder of a startup which created the Backlog Optimizer™ - a tool that uses choice modeling to enable collaboration and remove bias. Ron describes his personal mission is to "Create harmony between business and development."