Agile Africa conference announced

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You can’t move in software development these days without someone wanting to iterate on your steps, huddle around your shoes and stick a map of best places to walk on the wall. That’s because everyone does Agile, the development technique for teams which has exploded in use in recent years. So it’s fairly big news that there’s a gathering of all things Agile on the African continent in Johannesburg next month.

The first Agile Africa conference is taking place on the weekend of 12th and 13th August, and will be hosted by the Johannesburg Centre for Software Excellence (JCSE) and Thoughtworks at the Alexander Theatre in Braamfontein. Tickets are available from the website here, and start at R2 900. It’s pricey, but when you consider Thoughtworks were one of the main pioneers of Agile, worth it if you want to get insight from the best.

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Adam Oxford

Adam Oxford

Adam is the Editorial Director at htxt media. He has been writing about technology for almost two full decades now. In a previous life, he was the editor of PC Format and Digital Camera Shopper in the UK, before going on to work as a freelance journalist for seven years. His work has appeared in or on Stuff, The Guardian, Linux Format, TechRadar, Wired.co.uk, PC Gamer, Green Futures, The Journalist, The Ecologist and The Review. Adam moved to South Africa in 2012 and loves 3D printers, MakerFairs and tech hubs. He hates seafood. None of his friends remember this when cooking.

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