Welcome to SPIN plus
December 2017 edition
This month's announcements:

Sponsor Announcement

Eliassen Group

Take a look at our  full list of upcoming training opportunities  in the Boston area and beyond!

Eliassen Group has been driving the success of our clients, consultants, and employees within Technology Staffing Services and Consulting Services since 1989. For 25 years, we have been at the forefront of innovation by uniting talented people and quality solutions within successful companies to help them attain their business objectives.Our solution oriented approach to understanding your needs ensures that we identify and represent the best possible talent available in the market, personally selected and matched to your requirements by our highly-tenured, extraordinarily capable recruitment services team.

Upcoming Meetings: Dec 4 in Burlington and Dec 11 in Boston

Learn and improve Agile development skills in a collaborative development environment using test driven development. Meets on Mondays 6pm-8:30pm in Burlington and Boston.

Meetings: Monday's starting Dec 4 at 9:30AM Caffe Nero in Arlington

Are you thinking about or actually working independently, either as an entrepreneur, consultant, or freelancer? Come to this group to brainstorm, hold each others promises, and energize your efforts with others pursuing a similar adventure.
Software Quality Group of New England ( SQGNE)

Dec 13 6:00PM

We've all heard that agile approaches are a team-based approach, requiring all the skills and capabilities of a cross-functional team-including testers. Why then, does it still seem as if some teams and organizations think they don't need (no stinkin') testers? They are not using the agile mindset and the agile values to create terrific products. You, as a tester/QA person can help others learn the agile mindset and value with your day-to-day work. You can use your mindset to build your courage to lead the agile transition, for yourself, for your team, and maybe the larger organization.
Johanna will discuss how you can develop an agile mindset, seeing and living the "art of the possible." We'll discuss how your mindset influences your change artistry tools, and maybe even what you call yourself. We'll see how to learn from small successes and continue to make progress, as you change yourself and your organization.

SQGNE Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month from September through June, at the offices of Genesys, 77 South Bedford Street, 5th floor, Bedford, MA.

Dec 14 8:30AM

Make Sure the Most Important Testing Is Done in Limited Available Time

Crowne Plaza Hotel
15 Middlesex Canal Park Drive
Woburn, MA

PDC Boston - Professional Development C ollaborative

Training Opportunities in December
All courses at Residence Inn, 570 Arsenal Street, Watertown
Job Search Success Team

Each Tuesday: Jan 9 - Feb 5 (1:00PM - 4:00PM)
Belmont , MA

Job Search Success Team, Buddy group Help,Land a job sooner,
Strengthen your confidence, Expand networking skills, Increase ability to use all your capabilities and Improve resume and interviewing skills 1 to 4 PM on Tuesdays from 1.9.18 to 2.5.19. Event held in Belmont

Produced by Richard Kasperowski 

Tuesday Jan 30 8:30AM
Boston Area, location to be updated on the organizer's website soon

Full day workshop for learning best Agile and XP coding practices.

50% discount with code BOSTONSPIN

Venue Sponsor

Applying Systems Engineering and Advanced Technology to Critical National Problems



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