Thursday, April 15, 2010

Central Ohio Agile Association Announces 1st Annual "The Path to a•gil•i•ty" Conference

The Central Ohio Agile Association (COHAA), central Ohio’s fastest growing organization for Agile professionals, today announces its first annual “The Path to a•gil•i•ty” conference. This day-long event will be held on May 27, 2010 at the Arena Grand Theatre in Columbus, Ohio. “The Path to a•gil•i•ty” offers opportunities for IT and Business professionals to learn about nationwide trends in Agile software delivery, and the value organizations can realize by adopting this methodology.

“I am very excited about “The Path to a•gil•i•ty” conference,” said Jennifer Bleen, COHAA Chair and Board Member. “We have a great community of Agile practitioners here in Central Ohio. This will be a great opportunity to showcase our local talent and collaborate with national thought leaders on delivering business value better and faster.”

“Our goal is to develop a nationally recognized Agile conference hosted right here in Columbus, Ohio,” said Bart Murphy, COHAA Board Member and Conference Chair. “I feel we are well on our way to meeting that goal.”

“The Path to a•gil•i•ty” was developed to further COHAA’s mission to promote the use of Agile practices and principles in delivering working software to organizations. The event will feature national and regional Agile thought leaders providing sessions focused on a mix of business, technical, and organizational leadership topics. Attendees will include a strong network of regional Agile professionals. The keynote speakers for this year’s event are nationally renowned Agilists Ken Schwaber and Michael Mah.

COHAA is also pleased to partner with IT Martini, a social networking organization for IT professionals. COHAA is a proud sponsor of IT Martini Hour 10: Agile of All Trades, which will be held immediately following “The Path to a•gil•i•ty” conference. Registration for the COHAA conference will include admission to IT Martini Hour 10.

Registration for the "The Path to a•gil•i•ty" is currently open. The deadline for the $75.00 discounted early registration is April 30th, after which regular registration fees will apply. To register online, or for more information on the "The Path to a•gil•i•ty", please visit


Established in 2009, the Central Ohio Agile Association (COHAA) is a non-profit group of IT professionals dedicated to finding a better way to deliver software. COHAA is dedicated to promoting the use of Agile practices and principles in project management, software development, quality assurance, and business analysis with an emphasis on solution delivery. COHAA acts as a resource for individuals and organizations that use, or are interested in using Agile practices such as XP, SCRUM, TDD, FDD, KANBAN, and Lean. For more information, visit

For Media Inquiries
Joe Astolfi
Central Ohio Agile Association

For Conference Inquiries
Bart Murphy
Central Ohio Agile Association


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