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Impressions - Lean Agile Scrum Conference in Zürich

It really happened! 140 people from the USA, Europe and mostly from Switzerland got together to learn and share information about all facets of lean and agile. When I started talking about Scrum in the fall of 2006, I was pretty alone.

Low Points
Confusion about the starting time - We planned a block of 2 hours for the Scrum Breakfast, starting at 8. The talk was planned to begin at 8.35  But the block "Registration and Coffee" didn't make it on to the program the way it should have. Mea Culpa!
Speaker changes - we had a couple of last minute changes in the program - "excitement" for the organizers, potential disappointment for the participants. But people stepped up to fill the gap with great, well recieved presentations.
Delay on one of the tracks caused timing problems.
High Points:
Ken Schwaber - I had the priveledge of attending and co-teaching at Ken's CSM Course. Very different from every other Scrum Course I have attended. The emphasis on ethics, hone…