Announcement of “Agile” focused 112th

It is time to dive into the world of Agile and deepen our knowledge of the topic. Our speakers will share their experience, give examples as well as break down the theoretical aspects.

You are welcome to “Agile” focused event on Thursday – 24th November 18:30 at the Microsoft Latvia office – Zaļā iela 1, 4th floor.
Please Register here!

Unfortunately, Covid-19 is spreading therefore we ask you – friends, please, be nice and responsible and if you have any Covid-19 symptoms or symptoms of any other contagious illness, please be cautious and take all needed safety measures and instead of attending the event, please, watch this time recording of the event published afterward.

Agenda for “Agile” focused 112th

  • Nicolas Matz from Accenture will share his experience on leading teams and give practical tips that can help you achieve success and results. 
    Content key words:
    – Servant Leadership
    – Ways of working
    – Team dynamics 
    (Language – English)
    Tags: Leadership, Success, Agile teams

    Nicolas is a proven Agile Leader with experience in Agile transformations and ramping up new teams. He was a professional volleyball player for 10 years and uses that to create dynamic Agile teams. His relentless pursuit of emotional well-being is recognized by his colleagues, and he is ready to share it with you. 
  • Andrius Degutis from EPAM Systems will give a talk: “Agile through times: a glimpse into its past, present, future, and how it has changed the industry”.
    Story of how Agile, as well as frameworks and methods under the Agile umbrella, transformed over time. He will reflect upon the changes in Agile approaches that impacted the industry, companies, and employees, and will glimpse into the not-so-faraway future of Agile?
    (Language – English)
    Tags: Agile, Sketchnoting, History, Changes

    is an Agile evangelist, trainer, and Co-founder of the podcast series “On The Agile Couch”. He started his career in IT while studying Computer Programming and at the same time helped company to digitalize their customer collaboration options and internal flexibility. After few years he joined one of the biggest UK banks and had pleasure to familiarize with Agile environment. And that’s how he met and fell in love with new way of working and Agile mindset, so he started to shift his career to a Scrum Master. Now he has more than 12 years of experience in different IT companies and more than 7 years of hands-on Agile experience, so he is helping others to familiarize with Agile and get best value out of it.

The speeches from Zigmars Rozentals and Dmitrij Lebedev are cancelled due to their illness.

  • Zigmars Rozentals from Emergn will share a presentation, “Visualization – The Agile Superpower”.
    He will explain and demonstrate visualization as an essential practice in building products that customers love.
    Content keywords:
    – Value Definition Through Visualization 
    – Advantages Visualizing Delivery Flow  
    – The Most Effective Visual Thinking Methods and Techniques
    (Language – English)
    Tags: Visualization, Value definition, Product management, Customer value, Value flow quality, Product value, The flow of work, Experimentation, Product mindset 

    Zigmars Rozentals is a product manager with 15+ years of experience in the tech industry. He is passionate about leading cross-functional teams to solve real customer problems and build products that customers love.
      His expertise has helped to create digital products for many companies and organizations – from tech startups to Fortune 500 companies and brands, including Citeline, Vhi Healthcare, Jaguar Land Rover, JetBlue Airlines, Jysk Retail, Cathay Pacific and others.
    Zigmars’ areas of experience cover various industries and sectors such as e-commerce, the pharmaceutical industry, transport and aviation, the public sector, audio engineering software, accessibility, and others. 
  • Dmitrij Lebedev  from C.T.Co will give a talk “Cognitive biases and failure of Agile“.
    The talk explores how common biases known for decades keep affecting our ability to deliver projects on time and within budget regardless of a methodology we choose. It looks into technological aspects of development as well as into our cognitive abilities to predict the future and prepare for troubles.
    The talk is based on my own experience and on works of Fred Brooks along with others, who have impacted our industry in times before we were born. Let’s explore together how we can use a wisdom of predecessors in software development.
    (Language – English)
    Tags: Agile, Engineering, Cognitive bias

    is a sarcastic software engineer, who walked a mile in almost everybody’s shoes in the industry, since during last 25 years he has served as a developer, test engineer, team lead, architect, engineering manager and you-name-it. He considers himself as an explorer of entangled pathways of Software Development and he’ll be happy if you can walk along with him a a little during his talk. 

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We – Nine Brains also offer regular Scrum courses (with certification) – both in the usual format, when the course takes place over 2 days (CSM, CSPO), and also in a new format, when the course is divided into eleven 90-min sessions (CSM, CSPO, A-CSPO ). And, of course, we can also organize In-house any of the Scrum courses.
Contact us to get to know more! 

C.T.Co employs over 650 employees, and this number keeps growing each year! We are always in search for experienced professionals, as well as young talents who are ready to grow their expertise and join our friendly company! 
At the moment we are actively looking for DevOps Engineers, Test Engineers, Java Developers and many other IT specialists. 
Take your career to the next level! Join C.T.Co.
Business Analyst
DevOps Engineer  
Test Automation Engineer 
Take your career to the next level!

Emergn is a global digital business services firm on a mission to improve the way people and companies work. Forever. Every day, across the world, our teams are pioneering faster, better ways to bring our clients’ most exciting ideas to life. Want to join us? 
Infrastructure Engineer  
Azure Cloud Engineer 
AWS Cloud Engineer 

INTEXSYS is a large-scale E-Commerce developer supporting online sales of over $500M/year. INTEXSYS works on the USA market as well as develops top online stores locally. With over 80 employees in Riga, INTEXSYS is growing and always has challenging open positions
Top picks for today:
Software Architect (PHP)
Senior Software Engineer (PHP)
Office Manager
We promise – it will never be boring!

Did you know that Ness Digital Engineering is a strategic partner of AWS, Azure, Confluent, Snowflake and Salesforce. Within a team in Riga, we have a deep expertise in Cloud Engineering, Data & Analytics, UI/UX and Machine Learning. We are looking for great minds and smart self-starters who thrive in an open-ended environment and take ownership in delivering quality results. 
Sr. DevOps Engineer 
– Sr. C# Developer 

Did you know that Accenture Baltics has more than 200 Java developers onboard? Our Clients are agile, ambitious, and future-oriented – they focus on Cloud, Microservices, AI, etc. We support and encourage our employees’ growth in moving towards excellence with trainings, mentoring, exciting work tasks, and a decent compensation package! Contact us – maybe this can be your future workplace!
DevOps Specialist
Senior Java Developer

EPAM is a team of 61,600 technologists, strategists and designers in over 45 countries. EPAMers help leading brands transform their business through our engineering expertise, design thinking and business consulting. We foster creativeness and unconventional ways of doing things welcoming like-minded professionals. Our newly opened office in Latvia is growing fast and offering myriad challenges for you to explore
Lead Software Engineer 
Data Solution Architect
HEAD of AWS, Latvia / EU CEE 

Posti is a modern delivery and fulfillment company. Our HQ is in Helsinki, Finland. Software development center (Posti Messaging Latvia) established in Riga in 2010 to develop group products. 
We are currently looking for a Test (automation) engineer to join the team.

Mitigate is a team of passionate custom software developers. We specialises in tailored made software for medium and large enterprises, we are very strong at developing Backend, Front-end solutions and Mobile applications, as well as developing UI&UX.
We are hiring:
Ruby programmer
Node.js programmer
Contact us if interested!

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