February 06, 2009

February 13, 2009 — SoCal SPIN Meeting

Posted at February 6, 2009 04:44 PM in Announcement , Collaboration , Meetings .


Agile Development Talk




:: The Agile Way of Managing Software Development ::


This presentation will provide an overview of Agile development practices and to achieve optimal results in the face of complex projects. The presentation will cover key features of Scrum, an Agile Project Management Framework, to satisfy competing requirements for Cost, Time, Functionality and Quality. The discussion will present real life impact of the transition to Scrum at Kofax, including the successes, challenges, and remaining issues.

Speaker:
John Cornell, currently Director, Agile / Distributed Product Development at Kofax, has over 15 years experience in hands on coding and managing software development teams. Mr. Cornell's current role is to lead a corporate wide initiative to transition development practices from a waterfall methodology to a more iterative framework. Mr. Cornell also works to reduce or eliminate the overhead associated with distributed software development teams. Mr. Cornell is a Certified ScrumMaster and Product Owner and is an active participant in the global Scrum community.

All events are and most presentations are (or will be) posted to the SPIN website, http://www.uces.csulb.edu/spin/ so check there for updated information.

The SoCal SPIN is sponsored by Northrop Grumman and
California State University, Long Beach (CSULB)
University and College Extension Services (UCES).

When:

Friday, February 13, 2009

Where:
Northrop Grumman E2 Presentation Center
(in tall building off of Entrance 2)
Redondo Beach, CA (formerly TRW)
2299 Marine Ave.
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Directions:
Take the 405 Inglewood exit.
+ (Southbound it's the exit after Rosecrans East. Turn left at the end of the ramp onto Inglewood Ave. heading north)
+ (Northbound it's the exit just after Hawthorne. Turn right at the end of the ramp onto Inglewood Ave. heading north)

Turn left at Marine. Go west under the freeway past the railroad tracks and Redondo Beach Ave. to Simon Ramo Dr. (the signal near the tall building). Turn left into the parking lot. E2 is the tall building to your left.
(See page 733 A5 of the Thomas Brothers Guide.)

Time and Schedule:
9:00 AM – noon —

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