MHA2019 Newsletter: Mile High Agile 2019: APIFortess is a Platinum Sponsor!

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Meet one of our Platinum Sponsors – APIFortress!

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https://www.apifortress.comhttps://apifortress.com/solution_brief

** Win a Saturn V LEGO® Set Visit the
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** API Fortress looks forward to sponsoring Mile High Agile 2019! Visit our booth to learn how we address accelerating API Lifecycles at Agile Organizations:
1. Agile Software Lifecycles Needs Equally Agile Testing Solutions
2. APIs are the Lifeblood of Your Organization’s Future
3. Testing is a Major Bottleneck to Accelerating Deliveries

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Why API Fortress

API Fortress – Solution Brief 2019

SPEED & QUALITY:

Our platform is a complete suite of API testing tools on a single platform, including functional testing, integration testing, mocking, monitoring, performance, and load testing. Our out-of-the-box solution allows teams to shift testing left and accelerate releases by 35% or more.
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API Fortress – Solution Brief 2019

EASE OF COLLABORATION:

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API Fortress – Solution Brief 2019

STANDARDIZATION:

Centralize API testing and create a single version of API health across your entire organization with our agnostic platform.
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API Fortress – Solution Brief 2019

CONTINUOUS-NATIVE DESIGN

API Fortress was built from the ground up for continuous API testing in agile, DevOps, and CI/CD environments.
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INTEGRATIONS WITH API FORTRESS

API Fortress – Solution Brief 2019

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MHA2019 Newsletter: Mile High Agile 2019: Scrum Alliance is a Platinum Sponsor!

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Scrum Alliance is hosting the Agile Coaches Clinic.

Meet one of our Platinum Sponsors – Scrum Alliance!

On the surface, Scrum Alliance® is an organization that provides education, resources, and support to practitioners of Scrum and Agile. But dig deeper, and you will find Scrum Alliance part of a mindset and movement. Scrum Alliance offers advocacy, community engagement, research, networking, and a focus on organizational change that is transforming the world of work all over the globe. What drives us isn’t commerce or the bottom line; we are driven by the members that make up our global community along with everyone who seeks to achieve true work/life balance.

Founded in 2001, we’re the largest, most established and influential professional membership and certification organization in the Agile community. Our nonprofit association has certified more than 750,000 practitioners worldwide.

Our vision is to “Transform the World of Work” with a mission to guide and inspire individuals, leaders, and organizations with practices, principles, and values that create workplaces that are joyful, prosperous, and sustainable.

Inspire: We inspire individuals, leaders, and organizations to adopt Agile mindsets. We support their transformations with training and shared stories of change and innovation in companies around the world.

Enable: We enable the work of our certificants and members through a global network of Agile peers, trainers, and coaches. We develop content and learning opportunities, including webinars (https://www.scrumalliance.org/learn-about-scrum/community-webinars) , global and regional events (https://www.scrumalliance.org/courses-events/events) , local user groups (https://www.scrumalliance.org/membership/groups) , and more.

Guide: We guide the application of Agile practices, principles, and values through our career-long certification path. Our community of coaches and trainers are focused on providing knowledge, skills, and experience that support Agile transformations for both individuals and organizations.

Come sprint with us at www.scrumalliance.org (http://www.scrumalliance.org/) ”

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MHA2019 Newsletter: Mile High Agile is less than 4 weeks away!

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** WE ARE LESS THAN FOUR WEEKS AWAY UNTIL MILE HIGH AGILE 2019!
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REGISTER NOW (https://milehighagile.ticketbud.com/mile-high-agile-2019/4-weeks-away)

WANT TO HELP US DESIGN MILE HIGH AGILE 2020?
YOU’LL HAVE YOUR CHANCE THIS YEAR!

Bringing us back to our theme of improving overall community experience this year, we are extremely happy to announce that we will be holding sessions at Mile High Agile 2019 (both with facilitators, and asynchronously in the hallway) to help us design the theme, content, and experience for next year’s conference. The organizing team is deeply dedicated to ensuring that you get the value from attending the conference, and we want to provide you with an opportunity to impact and shape the content for your needs.

Sessions to participate will be noted in the program later this month.

** Select your sessions now!
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Interested in saving some time now? Download our conference app to create your schedule (hopefully while sitting on your couch, in your PJs, with a beverage of your choice)!

To learn more information…
https://confengine.com/mobile-app

** GET READY TO PARTY
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Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant We are pleased to invite Mile High Agile 2019 attendees to an evening of great music and conversation at the Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant in Downtown Denver. The Rio Grande has been serving Colorado its own brand of from-scratch Tex-Mex fare since 1986! We also love the history (https://riograndemexican.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/About-Us-Rio-Grande-Mexican-Restaurant.pdf) that founder and owner, Pat McGaughran, tells about the restaurant. Without booking this venue, we might not have learned about the rich 33-year history of this Coloradan icon. Coupled with some of the best Tex-Mex (and margaritas) downtown has to offer, we are hoping to take advantage of The Rio’s outdoor patio and the wonderful tunes of Dave Tamkin.

The social is the evening of May 29th starting promptly after the close of the day’s events. We’ll be giving away some prizes at this event that you will not want to miss!

Interested in learning more about our entertainment? Website (http://www.davetamkin.com/) / Music (http://www.davetamkin.com/music/) / Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/DaveTamkinMusic/?fref=ts)
* Little World – Dave Tamkin and Brad Huffman (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIGXYmhUJj0)
* Cellar Sessions: Dave Tamkin – Fly Me September 2017 – City Winery NY (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbDTPbNvKcc)
* Dave Tamkin: Live at The Horseshack – Daytrotter September 2017 (https://www.facebook.com/PasteMusicAndDaytrotter/videos/10155809566209529/)

REGISTER NOW (https://milehighagile.ticketbud.com/mile-high-agile-2019/4-weeks-away)

** Have you heard about Agile Uprising?
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Agile Uprising is a purpose-built network that focuses on the advancement of the agile mindset and global professional networking between and among practicing agilists. We are happy to announce that they will be onsite at Mile High Agile 2019! They are looking for participants who are interested in being interviewed for their ongoing podcast. Don’t be shy! The interview will be easy… but to make it even easier, here are the topics they want to chat about:
* What brought you to MHA (or what brought brought you back)?
* What are your take aways?
* Do you have an Agile experiment to share with others?

To learn more about the team, please visit their website (http://agileuprising.com/about-us/) . Note: Pay close attention to the rules for Regular Meetings.
We’ll have more information soon about how to sign up to participate in this podcast. Stay tuned!

** Need a place to stay?
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Hotel rooms are
still available in our discount room block at the Hyatt for the evening of the 29th at $219/night.

Note: Only the 29th is available, we understand that the hotel is sold out for the rest of the week.

Book soon (https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/DENCC/G-MILE) to take advantage of the discount!

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MHA2019 Newsletter: Mile High Agile 2019: Announcing our Conference Social!

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** CONFERENCE SOCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
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DAVE TAMKIN TO PLAY AT MILE HIGH AGILE 2019

We are thrilled to announce that Singer/Songwriter and local Boulder, CO resident, Dave Tamkin, will be playing at the conference social on the evening of May 29th (more details to follow). We are so excited to have Dave back again at the conference!

Dave has created his own unique style of rhythmic-acoustic sound that’s based on a fresh musical vision. His shows vary from intimate solo acoustic performances to a full band experience encapsulating a mixture of personal lyrics and skilled songwriting set against a high-energy percussive backbone.

He’s shared the stage with Guster, Brendan James, Rusted Root, Donavon Frankenreiter, Butch Walker, Freddy Jones Band, Eric Hutchinson, Willy Porter, Daphne Willis and Peter Mulvey to name a few. Tamkin has a style that’s hard to resist. His lyrics are unabashedly honest and his passion for playing is undying.

Interested in learning more about Dave? Website (http://www.davetamkin.com/) / Music (http://www.davetamkin.com/music/) / Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/DaveTamkinMusic/?fref=ts)
* Little World – Dave Tamkin and Brad Huffman (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIGXYmhUJj0)
* Cellar Sessions: Dave Tamkin – Fly Me September 2017 – City Winery NY (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbDTPbNvKcc)
* Dave Tamkin: Live at The Horseshack – Daytrotter September 2017 (https://www.facebook.com/PasteMusicAndDaytrotter/videos/10155809566209529/)

REGISTER NOW (https://milehighagile.ticketbud.com/mile-high-agile-2019/dave-tamkin)

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Hotel rooms are available in our discount room block at the Hyatt for the evening of the 29th at $219/night.

Note: Only the 29th is available, we understand that the hotel is sold out for the rest of the week.

Book soon (https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/DENCC/G-MILE) to take advantage of the discount!

** CONVINCE YOUR BOSS
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Attending Mile High Agile is an investment in skill building, professional development, and working relationships.

But a lot of attendees don’t buy their own tickets—most need to convince someone else (their boss) of the value. So we’ve developed materials to help you demonstrate to your employer just how valuable it would be to attend Mile High Agile. We’ve kept the materials brief to make it easy for you; a program summary, a highlight of the value, and a letter (email) to your employer.

Click here (http://www.milehighagile.org/convince-your-boss/) for more information.

** Interested in sponsoring the conference?
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Now is the time to act! Sponsorship payments need to be in before May 5th to take advantage of logo placement our advertising clings.

Sponsor us! (mailto:sponsors@agiledenver.org?subject=I’d%20like%20to%20sponsor!)

** THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
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MHA2019 Newsletter: Em Campbell-Pretty will BE FIERCE! at Mile High Agile 2019

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** What do you do when you have everything to lose?
BE FIERCE!
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** Our Closing Keynote for Mile High Agile 2019
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We all go to conferences, attend meetups, read books, and subscribe to blogs. Every day we hear new ideas, but how many do we actually act on?

If you are thrown in the deep end of the pool and you don’t know how to swim, it can be a scary experience. As a leader, it can be easy to try a radical new idea, especially when you feel you have nothing to lose. But what if you have everything to lose? Fear can be paralyzing. It is the Fierce leader that ‘steps into the arena and dares to be different’.

Attend Em’s keynote to explore how Fierce leaders can survive and thrive by letting go of everything they think they have to lose and taking a radical leap into the unknown – with or without a net!

You can learn more about Em at her website (http://prettyagile.com.au/?mc_cid=b63b0b3174&mc_eid=[UNIQID]) , as well as her twitter (https://twitter.com/PrettyAgile?mc_cid=b63b0b3174&mc_eid=[UNIQID]) account.

Interested in hearing Em Speak?
REGISTER NOW (https://milehighagile.ticketbud.com/mile-high-agile-2019)

** PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOTS AVAILABLE AT MILE HIGH AGILE 2019!
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Interested in having a fantastic picture taken for your LinkedIn profile but don’t know where to get one? At Mile High Agile 2019 we will have a professional photographer onsite taking pictures during scheduled times. Pictures will be shared post-conference and can be used for your social media profiles or other professional needs.

** DID YOU KNOW?
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Agile Denver is an outreach organization for agile and lean practice in the Denver area. We strive to facilitate quality events for our members, helping them become better agilists. We are a 501(c)(6) nonprofit and are run by a board of directors that meets monthly to discuss community goals.

Meet your board of directors below and read more about them on our website (https://www.meetup.com/Agile-Denver2/pages/19749167/Board_of_Directors/) . You can also attend any of the board of director’s meetings by signing up for them on Meetup.com (https://www.meetup.com/Agile-Denver2/events/) .
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Richard Dolman: Treasurer

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Bill DeVoe: Secretary

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Melissa Boggs: Director At-Large

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Trevor Peterson : Director At-Large

** GROUP TICKETS ARE ALMOST SOLD OUT! EMAIL US (mailto:mha@agiledenver.org?subject=I%20would%20like%20to%20purchase%20group%20tickets!) FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS DISCOUNT.
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