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[PhillyOnRails] [agilephilly] Next Agile Philly meeting is Thursday Oct 2nd in Ft Washington, PA

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Agile Philly next Meeting on

THURSDAY October 2nd

Topic: CCAD and Scrum

RSVP mailto:agilePhillyCoordinators@yahoogroups.com?subject=RSVP:Oct2:Yes

Combined Conditional Access Development (CCAD), is a unique environment for Scrum.  It is joint venture between Comcast, the largest cable operator in the United States, and Motorola, a global supplier of cable equipment and mobile equipment and services.

CCAD is working on, among other things, next-generation CA systems and multi-stream Cable CARDs based on Motorola's
MediaCipher CA

This talk is about CCAD's struggles with co-development and how Scrum helped. Mike Buckley will also talk about how Scrum helped internally and how they are addressing Motorola process requirements.

Mike Buckley is Director Software Engineering Responsible for Software infrastructure (best practices, procedures, tools, etc.), configuration management, lab and IT. He has been working at CCAD since its inception (April 2005.)

Time on Thursday

Food & Networking 6:30

Presentation 7:00

 RSVP mailto:agilePhillyCoordinators@yahoogroups.com?subject=RSVP:Oct2:Yes


Chariot Solutions   515 Pennsylvania Ave,   Suite 202,    Fort Washington, PA 19034

Getting There & Getting Into the Building

Chariot is located right off exit 339 of the PA Turnpike.

* After Exit 339 tolls, proceed straight (this road will turn into
Pennsylvania Avenue
* At the 2nd traffic light, make a right onto
Commerce Drive
. You will pass our building which is located on the corner of Pennsylvania & Commerce.
* Make a right at the first driveway and find a parking spot.
* You are now located at the back of our building. Walk around to the front of the building to enter. Take the elevator to the 2nd floor.

(These directions are also available on
Chariot's Website )

Getting there by Train is easy. 

If you are coming by train, the Walking Direction from Ft. Washington Train Station:

* When you reach the office building at
515 Pennsylvania Ave, go to the front of the building to enter. Take the elevator to the 2nd floor.

Map of Chariot and the Train Station Chariot Area Map

Other News from Chariot Solutions

Their upcoming 2008 Fall Forecast conference on Friday October 17 at Penn State Great Valley highlights the emerging areas of cloud computing, software as a service and multi-core technologies. Providers are seizing the opportunity to build services and applications that can scale up or down with company demand. Increasingly, developers need to understand how to apply these concepts.

Chariot Solutions has assembled a full day of speakers covering technical and business topics. Come see the future of scalable application development and hosting.

Upcoming Meetings 

Nov 5: Jim York on Scrum  - This national speaker who will be speaking at the CHOP offices in the Wanamaker Bldg.

Location is Downtown Philly

Dec 3: What Agile has changed in me Lightning talks and experience stories from members on how Agile has changed their job, programming style, etc.  Location : somewhere in the western suburbs

Questions?  Contact mailto:AgilePhillyCoordinators@yahoogroups.com
Agile Philly's wiki (meeting announcements, directions, organizational topics):  http://www.agilephilly.com

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