Agile Portugal 2016

Marco António Silva

Marco António Silva is a Solution Architect for Microsoft Consulting Services in Portugal. He has several years of experience on agile methodologies from different projects and teams he worked on, both in Portugal and abroad. He graduated from Oporto Engineering University (FEUP), lived and worked in Oporto, Lisbon and London. He has been a Tech Lead / SCRUM Master both in Portugal and London. He’s a Techie for sure, but he’s also a enthusiast of  processes, ALM and Agile in general. In the past 9 years he has only worked with agile methodologies in all of his projects, using different approaches and learning not only from what he reads, but also from what his teams have taught him. He worked on a wide range of industries and areas, from online interactive marketing, Telco, Entertainment, Media,  BI, GIS, and many more.

Talk: Daily meetings – more than just standing up and sharing

Daily stand-up meetings have become a common ritual of many teams, especially in Agile software development. However, there are many subtle details that distinguish effective stand-ups from a waste of time. I’m going to share some stories and experiences on this subject and what are the common problems and some technics that can help out some of these teams.