Friday, February 8, 2008

Scrum Breakfast in Zürich: March 5, 2008

The next Scrum Breakfast in Zurich is dedicated once again to a report on practical experience. We are fortunate to welcome one of the most experience Scrum Masters in Switzerland, Jiri Lundak, who will talk about

Scrum in the Public Sector: Practical Experiences

Two months ago a 4 year project development project came to a conclusion. Along the way, it transitioned from being a traditionally managed project to being a Scrum Project. His talk emphasizes the problems (and also the successes) of using Scrum in public sector projects.


  • Hurdles a software company faces, when it decides to become agile
  • The challenge of staying agile
  • Lesson learned


Jiri is the head of Software Development at Löwenfels Partner AG in Luzern. The company is specialized in developing software for the Swiss social security agencies.

With over 20 years of experience as a software engineer, architect, team leader and project leader, he has been working with agile software development since more than 9 years, emphasizing XP and Scrum. He became the second Scrum Master in Switzerland in 2004. Today he is working on transmitting his experiences in conferences, training courses and other event. He is working on a book, "Agile Processes - Recognizing and Avoiding Traps".

Date: 5 March 2008 (always the first Wednesday of the Month)
Time: Doors open at 8.00am, conclusion 10.00am.
The talk starts at 8.35 (so that you can come by train at 8.30 and still be on time).
Location: namics ag, Konradstrasse 12, CH-8005 Zürich

The talk will be held in German.

Attendance is free and, as always, namics is sponsoring the coffee, gipfeli (croissants) and orange juice. To register, just send me a private message or better register on xing.