It is that time of year again – nomination season for the Agile San Diego Agile Awards!! Agile San Diego is proud to continue their tradition of offering two awards to recognize Agile excellence in San Diego County – the Agile San Diego Team Excellence Award and Agilist of the Year. This year, were are highlighting the contributions teams and individuals during 2014. Nominations are due to the Agile San Diego Awards Committee by midnight, April 15th, 2015.
The Agile San Diego Team Excellence Award will be awarded to a local team that is running a successful business using a truly Agile philosophy – Scrum, XP, Lean, Kanban or a home grown variant of Agile that works for you and delivers results. Our winners last year were the Hunter Industries Mob Programming team. Teams will be evaluated in four categories essential for Agile success - Business Value, Culture, Customer & Technical. We request that you write a short paragraph discussing your team’s brilliance in each category to help understand why your team is the best. To nominate your team for the Agile San Diego Team Excellence Award, submit a completed nomination form by the April 15th deadline.
The Agilist of the Year award recognizes an influential individual that has made an impact on our community in the past year. Our 2013 winner of the Agilist of the Year was Woody Zuill. To submit a nomination (for yourself or someone else), please describe the individual’s contribution to the San Diego Agile community and why you find this person to be important, relevant and impactful in San Diego County. Possible reasons a person may be nominated for this award include, but are not limited to, spreading Agile ideas/philosophy, guiding/growing the local community, educating others in Agile-related topics, and advocating Agile practices. Submissions can be as short as a few sentences and should not exceed 1,000 words.