CT-SPIN #90 – Scrum Outside of Software Development

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Ever heard of Scrum used outside of software development and inside book publishing?

Neither did Sharna Sammy. So if you enjoy mash-ups, storytelling, things of software, agile tools, scrum, cats, design and book publishing, then you’re guaranteed to enjoy her story!

Slides of the talk are available here.


Wednesday, 19 June 2013, 18h15
Bandwidth Barn,
3rd Floor,
Block B,
66 Albert Road,

Note: It is one of those old industrial buildings in Woodstock that is getting a revamp. Enter  from Williams St (around the back) which is closer to the lift/stairs. Their offices are in the corner of the building by Williams and Station St. There is parking on Station St and Williams St around the venue.


Anyone is free to attend. Please RSVP at ctspin90.eventbrite.com.


18:15 Welcoming and Introduction
Chris Oloff
18:20 Scrum Outside of Software Development
Sharna Sammy
19:20 Closing and Thanks
Chris Oloff
19:25 Networking & Discussion

Speaker Profile

Sharna Sammy holds a diploma in Graphic Design which she acquired at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. She has been working in the field of design for the past 15 years.

Currently she is a freelancer who specializes in book design. Her work experience includes internationally recognized organizations such as Pam Golding Properties and Oxford University Press. This has left her with a range of design and soft skill disciplines which set her apart from other designers in her field. An inquiring mind, she has won the Oxford Innovation Award for introducing the agile software tool ‘Scrum’ to facilitate and expedite the design process.

For more information about Sharna, visit: sharnaportfolio.wordpress.com

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