Happy Holidays! No Meeting in December.

Next Meeting - Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Speed Networking


Facilitated by Charlene Woolley, Equifax
See Charlene's Bio

Connect and Network with other IT Professionals in a series of short conversations.

Bring your Business Cards and your Networking Sense of Adventure.

Free Professional Photos will be before the January

meeting

Need a new or updated Professional Photo or LinkedIn pic?

No problem! Vance Elumbaugh from Vande’ Studios will be on site and ready to take your FREE professional photo!

http://www.vandestudios.com/

This meeting is free to everyone. Please R.S.V.P. on Meetup.com.

MEETING AGENDA:
   6:30 – 7:00 Professional Photos, Registration, Networking & Refreshments
   7:00 – 7:15 Welcome & Announcements
   7:15 – 8:30 Speed Networking



RSVP on MeetUp.com here



Don’t forget to RSVP to be entered into the monthly Prize Raffle!
MEETING LOCATION:
  Northpark Town Center
  1000 Abernathy Road NE
  Building 400
  Atlanta, GA 30328

The meeting is in the Northpark Conference Center, 3rd floor, Georgia conference room. Attendees should park in Visitor Parking, check in with Security, and then take the elevator to the 3rd floor.

Congratulations 2017 AQAA Board of Directors


President - Ken Riley
Vice President - Joyce Reid
Treasurer - Diane Walker
Membership - L'Tanya Mathis and Aretha Cook
Public Relations - Fitzgerald Breland and Mamie Green
Secretary - Deb Balai
Meeting Coordinator/ Hospitality - Savannah Dortch
Sales - Gretchen Iler and Reo Oravec
Board Members at large - Costa Avradopoulos, Michael Cooper and Leslie Brooks
Webmaster - Ken Riley

Attention College Students!


You can attend any regular AQAA meeting for FREE. Just show a current student id at the registration desk.

Additionally, you can join the Atlanta Quality Assurance Association for only $10 per year. Contact for more information.

Free Webinar: Essential Patterns of Mature Agile Teams

from AQAA Platinum Sponsor Zenergy Technologies
Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM EST

Is your team hitting road blocks in the process of a new agile adoption and/or having trouble delivering top quality releases on time? Is your agile team not working to its full potential? If you answered yes to any of these questions, get insight on these challenges with Zenergy’s free webinar, Essential Patterns of Mature Agile Teams.

Join Zenergy's Bob Galen and Shaun Bradshaw for their collaborative workshop, drafted from many years of personal experience in agile and lean software development methods. Learn the models of mature teams and how they succeed in agile. This webinar will examine the patterns for large-scale emergent architecture, relentless refactoring, quality on all fronts, persuasive product owners, lean work queues, stretching above and beyond, providing total transparency, saying "No," and more.

Takeaways: Limited seating available, register today to attend the webinar on December 8, 2016 at 1:00pm EST. Find out more details about this event here.
Next webinar in this series, Essential Patterns of Mature Agile Leaders, January 19 at 1:00pm EST.
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About Us

The Atlanta Quality Assurance Association (AQAA) was founded in 1984 with the belief that no one company or individual can learn everything that is needed to assure a Quality Environment. AQAA is a not-for-profit organization which is organized to share state-of-the-art Quality Assurance methods, tools and techniques among its members. Our membership is comprised of professionals working primarily in the information systems industry. The AQAA is a Quality Assurance Institute (QAI) Federation Chapter.

Purpose/Mission

To provide local interaction among member organizations in the Atlanta Area, to mutually support each other and to supplement the exchange of information about Quality Assurance, Software Testing, and Total Quality Management.


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