Git, For Real

I just conducted an educational session on git for software developers and system engineers at General Dynamics Mission Systems. The slides will be published online in the next few weeks.

David Keener at Balticon

I was invited to participate in the Programming track at Balticon 2017. I may even be conducting one of my workshops there, although details are still up in the air.

Note: I did end up running a workshop called: “Is Your Setting Strong Enough to Support a Series?”

Toastmasters Area Governor

I’m proud to have been selected as the Area 45 Governor For Toastmasters District 29. This area covers the Ashburn and Dulles areas of Northern Virginia. It features four corporate clubs and two community clubs.

Note: By the end of the Toastmasters year, which runs from July 1st to the following June 30th, I managed to achieve a level of “President’s Distinguished” for Area 45, which is the highest level achievable for an area within Toastmasters.

Certified Scrum Master

Certified Scrum MasterI just completed an excellent Scrum Master course by Sanjiv Augustine, the author of “Agile Project Management.” Then I completed the online test to get my Scrum Master certification. I highly recommend Sanjiv’s LitheSpeed company for agile/scrum training.