2: You should go

The Faces of Security
SnapIT Solutions is hosting this exciting panel discussion of diverse information security experts to discuss everything from the ever changing role of a CISO to the emerging trends and aspects in workforce development, recruitment, employment and retainment in a variety of security fields. Make sure you bring your business cards for networking opportunities! See panelists here.

Thursday, January 25
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

GRID Collaborative Workspace
12022 Blue Valley Pkwy
Overland Park, KS 66213


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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 11:30:00 AM Stowers Institute 1000 E 50th St, Kansas City,


January 2017 KCAUG - ScriptRunner Presentation

ScriptRunner Overview

How it Works
What it Can Do
What Use Cases Does it Solve Q & A

11:30 am Welcome, Food & Networking

11:45 am Announcements

12:00 pm ScriptRunner Presentation


1:00 pm Networking


Jonny Carter - Adaptavist (Senior Software Engineer)

Hosted By

Karen Mustain, Atlassian User Group Leader


Jessica Witt, Atlassian User Group Leader

Kate Lomax, Program Coordinator


Jim McFarlane, Program Manager

David Puchosic, AUG Assistant

Global Partner

Millions of users globally rely on Atlassian products every day for improving software development, project management, collaboration, and code quality.


Adaptavist is an 'Atlassian Platinum and Enterprise Partner' and is widely-recognised as the most technically advanced Enterprise Partner in the Atlassian ecosystem. In fact, Adaptavist received the Atlassian President's Award for Technical Excellence in October 2014.

What is Atlassian User Groups?

For nearly a decade, Atlassian customers have come together to network, share ideas, solve problems, and find new ways to use Atlassian products. Today, more than 15,000 people take part in Atlassian user groups in more than 30 countries.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Google Fiber Space Lounge 1820 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO

• What we'll do
CHANGED MEETING DATE! We are meeting on Jan 30th this month.

This meeting is a deep dive, or workshop on how to properly shoot an interview. As video professionals, properly capturing a 'talking head' is a task that will come up again and again for you. In this hands-on meeting we will demonstrate as many professional techniques as time allows! Plan on joining us in Feb. for part 2: post-production!

Video Producer - Nick
Audio engineer - Josh
Interviewer - Jashin
Director of Photography (DOP) - Ces
Camera 1: Nick (someone want to?) (FS7)
Camera 2: Mike (DSLR camera for those who shoot that way!)

6:00 pm doors open (bring in gear)
6:30 welcome / intro / news
6:45 introduce contributors
6:50 Jashin - Interview prep
7:20 Cesar - Lighting and camera position
- Nick Cam 1
- Mike Cam 2
7:40 Josh - Audio capture
8:00 roll cam, Jashin conducts interview.
8:30 wrap and strike set!

• What to bring

• Important to know

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 7:00:00 PM Virgin Mobile USA 1200 Main Street, Kansas City, mo

The Kansas City Hadoop User Group will be teaming up with ACM Professional Chapter in Kansas City to present Scaling Real-Time Analytics with Druid. Since this is the first meetup for the Kansas City Hadoop User Group, I would also like to leave about an hour of time for members to share anything interesting they have been working via a short 15-minute demo. If you would like to present something, please send me a message.

I would also like to thank Virgin Mobile USA for providing such a fantastic venue.

One Kansas City Place (Please Check in with Security on what is technically the Second Floor) Click here for event


Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 7:00:00 PM Will & Grail 1810 Cherry St # 100, Kansas City, MO

We have two talks scheduled:

1. Muriel Green, "Open Source Hardware Internet of Things Door Counter"
2. Tamara Copple, ""Life in the trenches - building the BA/Dev relationship"

Additionally, we have a few (unconfirmed) lightning talks about Django and Python in the works. Let us know if you have any you'd like to make! I'll update this description once we get confirmations.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM VML 250 Northwest Richards Road, Kansas City, MO

This month we'll take a look at some of the "headless" bits of Drupal - the built in REST functionality, some contrib modules that enhance the core functionality, distributions created for disconnected applications, and maybe even look at using graphql.

We'll have plenty of time for Q&A and general discussion too.

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Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 6:30:00 PM Centriq Training 8700 State Line Road, Leawood, KS

Meeting Description:

A lot of information and experience reports have been published over the last couple of years that underscore the need to leaders to adopt a Lean | Agile stance in order to help their organizations evolve. While this is critical, it is more typical than not that cultivating a new way of managing and leading is a long lived, complex journey. Stating that one should become an Agile Lean Leader is akin to saying one should run a marathon and providing a book or some white papers for reference. As with any journey, it is helpful to have some 'first steps' to begin with. Staying with the marathon analogy, it may be helpful to have someone help you start running laps at the local track and work on your form. This month's Agile KC meeting Martin Olson will be addressing the complexities of evolving your Lean Agile Leader stance by giving you 10 things you can do immediately to either start or further your journey. These are not abstract theoretical notions that you'll have to figure out how they might be applicable. We'll discuss specific activities, how you can leverage them and hear from the group about their experiences with them. It won't make you a Agile Lean leader in one evening, but it will give you some things to work on for 2018 and beyond.

Martin will also talk about how leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework has supported this journey at various clients throughout the US. If you are using SAFe or are interested in learning more about improving your leadership capabilities, please plan on joining us!

Speakers Bio:

Martin Olson is a Principal with Silicon Prairie Solutions, a local Agile Lean training, consulting and coaching partner. He helps organizations of all sizes, from start-ups to Fortune 50, at the team, program and portfolio levels understand and leverage Agile Lean practices so that they can provide value in a more efficient and predictable manner. Martin's focus is helping organizational leadership understand what Agile Lean thinking is and how they can evolve their organization's culture and practices to better adapt to a changing marketplace.

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