Local News

Calendar

Mar
11
Wed
Fresh Foods For Families Distribution @ Postal code 78722, US
Mar 11 @ 9:30 am – 9:30 am

Sponsored by: Blackland Neighborhood Center Minimum age: 16 The 2nd Wednesday of every month the Blackland Neighborhood Center staff goes to the Turner Roberts Recreation Center to distribute fresh foods to the community. This is a partnership with the Central Texas Food Bank. We are looking for 8-10 people who can assist withsome lifting, distributing fresh . . .

Mar
13
Fri
Bar Crawl and Trivia Tour of 6th Street and Texas Capitol – Brews & Clues @ Starting Location:
Mar 13 @ 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Do you like trivia? Are you adventurous? Wish you could get your friends together more often? Brews & Clues is the perfect excuse to spend time with your friends or family. It’s a pub crawl, history tour, scavenger hunt, and trivia game—all packed into a few hours in Ausin, Texas. Guided by your smartphone, you and your team will explore the Texas State Capitol and Sixth Street while solving puzzles and finding answers to questions hidden throughout the city. Drink beers. Answer questions. Make memories. What are you waiting for? Put a team together and drink in the history of Austin! 2+ mile walking tour Plan for a 3-5 hour experience Stops at 6 of Austin’s most interesting bars Drinks are not included Learn more at: www.brewsandclues.com

Mar
14
Sat
SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner with POPM Certification in Austin,Texas (Weekend) @ Hampton Inn Austin Oak Hill
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am

Description SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager Delivering value through effective Program Increment execution with SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager Certification Based on version 4.6 of SAFe Summary Develop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean enterprise—and learn about the activities, tools, and mechanics used to manage backlogs and programs—by becoming a SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM). During this two-day course, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the Agile Release Train (ART), how it delivers value, and what they can do to effectively perform their role. They will also learn how to apply Lean thinking to write Epics, break them down into Features and Stories, plan and execute Iterations, and plan Program Increments. Finally, attendees learn about the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate as Product Owners and Product Managers, and what it takes to relentlessly improve the ART. Learning Goals To perform the role of a SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager, attendees should be able to: Apply SAFe in the Lean enterprise Connect SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values to the PO/PM roles Collaborate with Lean Portfolio Management Explore continuous value with Program Increment Planning Execute the Program Increment and deliver continuous value Articulate the Product Owner and Product Manager roles Create a role action plan Topics Covered Applying SAFe in the Lean enterprise Relating a Lean-Agile Mindset to the Product Owner and Product Manager roles Collaborating with Lean Portfolio Management Continuously explore customer needs Executing the Program Increment Defining the Product Owner/Product Manager roles and responsibilities Creating a Product Owner/Product Manager action plan What Attendees Get The class registration includes: Attendee workbook Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)exam One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform Course certificate of completion Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam. Who will benefit? The following individuals will benefit from this course: Product Managers, Product Line Managers, Product Owners, Business Owners, and Business Analysts Solution Managers, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, PMO personnel, and Process Leads Enterprise, Solution, and System Architects Prerequisites All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)certification exam: Attend a Leading SAFe® course Experience working in a SAFe environment Experience with Lean, Agile, or other relevant certifications SAFe Certification Kit Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive: SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager certificate A SAFe 4 Product Owner/Product Manager digital badge to promote your accomplishment online A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager, which includes access to the POPM Community of Practice A SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager certification usage guide with POPM certification marks Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey Annual Renewal Certificates expire one year from the date the certification is earned. Renewal fee is $100. Exam Details Exam name: SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager Exam Exam format: Multiple choice Exam delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed Exam access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe 4 Product Owner/Product Manager course Exam duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam Number of questions: 45 Passing score: 35 out of 45 (77% passing score) Language: English Exam cost: First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50. Retake policy: Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact [email protected] for any retake questions. Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs) Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMIACP certifications. Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance

Mar
15
Sun
3D Printing on the PolyPrinter @ ATX Hackerspace
Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm

3D printing has become the modern way to create, prototype, and prepare your parts before moving them onto mass manufacturing processes. From a 3D computer model, real objects are fabricated in a number of methods. In this two hour class, you will learn how to import, prepare and print your three-dimensional parts using the PolyPrinter 229 3D printer. Pre-Requisites None You will learn The theory of Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D printing The various parts of the PolyPrinter 229 printer How to safely set up and check the operation of the PolyPrinter 229 printer How to set up Slicer for use with the 3D printer  The correct 3D mesh files ( .OBJ, .STL ) for printing, and what resolution you need How to download files from Thingiverse for printing When to use special features to print such as rafts, brims, skirts, support material How much infill to use, when, and why What materials you can use to print on the PolyPrinter 229, and which must be avoided You will need to bring A pad of paper to take notesYour laptop ( Windows, Linux, or Mac ) Class Duration One day, 2 hour course Class Size 5 students

Mar
20
Fri
Dream Feed- Hope Darling- Caroline Keller Band @ Eureka!
Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Eli Wise @ Still Austin Whiskey Co.
Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Jason Kane & The Jive @ Spider House Cafe & Ballroom
Mar 20 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Radio Milk Party – Friday 3/20 @ Radio Milk
Mar 20 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Radio Milk’s Day Parties on 3/20 and 3/21 are *FREE* to enter, but subject to capacity. A festival wristband is NOT required to enter. It doesn’t take long before it’s “1-in-1-out”. However, if you would like to RESERVE YOURSELF A SPOT INSIDE (regardless of the queue), you can buy one of these tickets! The ticket is valid all day, and you can leave and return throughout the day without having to wait in line. We’re only selling 20 of these tickets! All sales are final. No exchanges for other shows or dates but names on tickets can be changed. This show is outside. If the show is canceled due to inclement weather, refunds will be issued.

Gavin Sasser @ Eureka!
Mar 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Texas Indie Festival

Bridge 13- Glass Mansions @ Blind Pig Pub
Mar 20 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Rock SX Fest @ SXSW