New ‘ThoughtWorks Learning’ Roadshows, Training and Knowledge Help Accelerate Agile Adoption and Success
SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — ThoughtWorks Studios (www.thoughtworks-studios.com), a global leader in enterprise Agile development products and services, today announced ThoughtWorks Learning(TM), a comprehensive offering of private and public workshops, and rich resource materials that have been developed during the past decade by industry experts at ThoughtWorks and ThoughtWorks Studios. As part of the offering, ThoughtWorks Studios will offer its first schedule of publicly available ThoughtWorks Learning Live!(TM) work shops starting in June in Austin, Texas. Additional workshops will be delivered throughout the remainder of 2011 in London, Paris, Manchester, Boston, Minneapolis, St. Paul, San Francisco and other selected cities (to learn more please visit:(http://bit.ly/twlearning1).
“ThoughtWorks Learning combines all of the in-person training and content-based knowledge that ThoughtWorks has developed during the past decade to help organizations adopt and sustain success using Agile-based methodologies,” said Adam Monago, vice president, client services at ThoughtWorks Studios. “I am very excited to offer our high-impact Agile workshops via public registration and to have our first schedule of open enrollment roadshows scheduled in Austin in June.”
Software developers, managers, analysts, testers and executives now have a single resource to obtain a range of useful information and educational offerings that have been “road-tested” and tuned to help software organizations become more efficient and productive when adopting and scaling Agile-based development methods.
The offering includes:
- ThoughtWorks Learning Live!: Private and Public workshops – these workshops provide highly useful, practical and original training content for organizations looking to advance Agile practices. Taught by ThoughtWorks’ experts, ThoughtWorks Learning Live! is available through both private, on-site delivery or through public registration courses in select major cities throughout the year. All courses help development teams work more effectively by addressing the current stage of an organization’s transition and the state of each area of a team’s practice. The courses, ranging from introductory to advanced-level topics, are designed for software delivery teams, programmers, testers, engineers, project managers and business executives.
- ThoughtWorks Learning Resources: ThoughtWorks and ThoughtWorks Studios continue to develop useful content for all levels of expertise and areas of interest in software development. Now, together with existing discussions and content from the ThoughtWorks Community site, a single-source of white papers, books, best practices such as games (Planning Poker and Facilitation Patterns) and educational resources such as graphic posters are available to help organizations of all sizes and types achieve Agile success. To review and download free expert content please visit:(http://bit.ly/twlearning1).
The initial workshops scheduled for June include: Agile Fundamentals (June 6-7) and Agile Business Analytics (June 8-10). Additional workshops will be added as the program expands into new cities, including Agile Project Management, Agile Leadership, Agile Development Practices, Amazon Web Services, Automated Functional Testing and Continuous Delivery. To review the course calendar and abstracts, meet the instructors and register please visit: (http://bit.ly/twlearning1).
About ThoughtWorks Learning
ThoughtWorks Learning focuses on sharing the fundamentals needed to overcome challenges, evolve and succeed with Agile development methodologies. It provides information and training related to software design, engineering, testing and release management that is based on real-world experience. The offerings help organizations extend the benefits of Agile beyond small teams, avoid common pitfalls, breakthrough “improvement plateaus” and continuously improve and modify methods that will best meet its needs. For more information please visit: (http://bit.ly/twlearning1).
About ThoughtWorks Studios
ThoughtWorks Studios provides Agile ALM products and training. A division of the Agile consultancy ThoughtWorks, Inc.Ã‚®, it offers the tools, coaching and experience to help companies realize the full potential of Agile-based development in the enterprise. Its Adaptive ALM(TM) suite, MingleÃ‚® (Agile project management), TwistÃ‚® (Agile test automation) and Go(TM) (Agile release management/DevOps), helps organizations manage and automate the application lifecycle through an adaptive approach that supports people and processes. Its Agile Workshops deliver training for all facets of Agile ALM practices. Customers include 3M, Barclays, BBC, eBay, Honeywell, McGraw-Hill, Rackspace and Vodafone. For more information, please visit (http://www.thoughtworks-studios.com).
Christie Denniston (for North America)
Office: 303-581-7760, ext. 13
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