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    Black Cobra
    T.T. the Bear's PlaceSeptember 16, 2014 8:30 PM
    10 Brookline Street
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    Forged by Rafa Martinez (formerly of Acid King) and Jason Londrian (formerly of Cavity), Black Cobra became a duo in 2001. With four albums to its name, the band creates a steady stream of sludge metal with a varying array of influences, including hardcore punk, and heavy rock. Based out of the San Francisco Bay Area, the duo recently signed to Southern Lord record and has continued to make a name for itself in the metal scene throughout the US.
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    5000 Moving Parts
    MIT MuseumSeptember 16, 2014
    265 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02139
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    Daguerre's American Legacy: Photographic Portraits (1840-1900)
    MIT MuseumSeptember 16, 2014
    265 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02139
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    North End (Little Italy) ...the Old And The New!
    Millennium Bostonian HotelSeptember 16, 2014 2:15 PM
    26 North Street
    Boston, MA 02109
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    Certified Scrummaster (Csm) Training - Boston
    The Hyatt Regency BostonSeptember 16, 2014 8:30 AM
    1 Avenue de Lafayette
    Boston, MA 02111
    Course Description

    When you're ready to learn the fundamentals of agile and Scrum, choose a BigVisible Certified ScrumMaster course. Our two-day, hands-on workshop is filled with practical advice and time-tested techniques designed to give students the foundation they need to succeed with Scrum. Our Certified Scrum Trainers are coaches first, which means that long after your course is over, we have the experience and expertise to provide ongoing support and assist you in implementing what you've learned.

    As one of the largest and fastest-growing agile frameworks, Scrum is a simple, yet powerful way to boost team productivity, elevate quality, and accelerate project delivery. Our CSM course offers a detailed examination of the Scrum project lifecycle and the ScrumMaster role, going beyond the basic definitions to focus on how to achieve success as a ScrumMaster and with Scrum. Each person will leave the class with practical, applicable changes and improvements they can apply to their own projects and teams. Course delivery is varied for optimal learning, with activities ranging from case study analyses and in-depth lectures to hands-on exercises and interactive games.

    Agenda & Learning Objectives

    Our CSM course covers a broad range of topics, including:

    How Scrum helps organizations cope with change, budget constraints, quality issues, and moreThe ScrumMaster role and how it differs from a traditional project managerPragmatic practices for planning, project execution, and progress reportingHow agile documentation differs from traditional documentationStrategies for succeeding with Scrum on your own project

    Courses typically run from 8:30am to 5:00pm, though the exact hours may vary. Coffee and juice in the morning, lunch, and an afternoon snack are provided and are included in the course price. These informal breaks are outstanding opportunities to visit and network with your trainer and classmates.

    Intended Audience

    This course is appropriate for team members, stakeholders, ScrumMasters, managers, product owners, and anyone who wants to understand what agile and Scrum are all about. Though no agile experience is required, some experience managing projects is helpful.

    Course Benefits

    Upon completion of the course, students will be eligible for the following benefits:

    Eligibility to test and apply for the CSM.Ability to apply for 1 PDU per contact hour with the Project Management InstituteSatisfaction of two-thirds of the 21 required training contact hours for the PMI-ACPSM (Agile Certified Practitioner) as well as a strong foundation for the associated certifying examWhy a BigVisible Course?

    BigVisible focuses on one thing: enabling organizational agility. As coaches, we understand the challenges organizations face at all phases of their agile implementations: from team-level execution and delivery, to higher-level strategy, governance, and leadership. We know that for an organization to achieve agility, people at all levels must understand agile principles and be educated about agile processes like Scrum.

    Our foundational training courses are firmly rooted in the core agile principles and practices you need to achieve success, regardless of your ultimate role in the organization. In addition to this quality training, BigVisible offers comprehensive coaching services, so if you get stuck or find that you need more help applying what you've learned, you can call on us.

    Find out more about us, our point of view, and our approach to transformation and organizational agility by visiting our blog and website. There you will find in-depth discussions, blogs, videos, and resources to help you get a sense of who we are, what we've done for others, and how we can help you.

    About the Instructor

    Bob Sarni is an Agile Organizational Change Coach, an Agile Mentor and Coach, a Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) and a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) at BigVisible Solutions. Bob uses his deep experience (over 20 years) in project, product, program, and portfolio management to help organizations realize maximum value on their investments by leveraging agile methods and practices for product development. Bob's expertise is in guiding enterprise transition and implementation of agile's values and principles. He has experience with small and large teams as well as entire enterprises in the Insurance, Finance, Trading, Telecommunications and Life Sciences sectors.

    Bob is active in the agile community and has been a reviewer, stage producer and/or organizer at many Agile 20xx conferences and Scrum Gatherings. Additionally, Bob is a reviewer of CSP, CSC and CST applications for the Scrum Alliance.

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    King Crimson
    The Colonial TheatreSeptember 16, 2014 8:00 PM
    106 Boylston Street
    Boston, MA 02116
    With little to no radio play to bolster its image, King Crimson has had to rely on memorable albums and intense live shows to build a reputation for itself. The band is widely credited as being one of the forefathers of progressive rock and with technicality, virtuosity and an adherence to abstract instrumentation King Crimson has bypassed the mainstream only to find a dedicated group of fans eager to lap up any of its musical discharge. Though the group was founded in England in 1969, King Crimson has a number incarnations with members from various countries, helping add to the multi-national and extremely diverse sound of the band.
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