Ok, I will confess that I am a process improvement fanatic. I suppose it has something to do with my experiences early in my career working in a TQM environment at TSYS, and working with a key customer (AT&T Universal Card Services) to win the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award. In reality, though, it probably has …
This is a bit late as far as notice goes, but if you will be in the Atlanta area this Wednesday evening (11/15), you can attend the monthly meeting of the Atlanta Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN) and hear Conflair founder Michael Yudanin deliver a presentation entitled “Off-shoring Assurance: Making it work.”
Robert Lario, co-founder of INHERIT, LLC, will be presenting at the Atlanta SPIN (Software Process Improvement Network) meeting on Wednesday, May 17th at 6:00pm. The topic will be “Model Driven Architecture (MDA): From Theory to Practice, from Promise to Reality.”
Mark Schadt, a Sr. Engineer with MKS Software will be presenting at the Atlanta SPIN (Software Process Improvement Network) meeting tonight (Wednesday, April 19th) at 6:00pm. The topic will be “Development Metrics and Dashboards – Managing Your Projects in Real Time.”
This article will take a more hands-on look at conducting JAD workshop sessions. While there is no single best way to accomplish JAD objectives, I will try to present a format that has worked nicely for me in the past, in the hopes that it will give you some ideas as to how best to structure your own sessions.
Gathering functional requirements is a fundamental part of any software development methodology, yet many IT leaders seem to avoid honing their facilitation skills, something I consider to be a critical tool in this process. This is the first in a series of in-depth articles on conducting JAD sessions.
Lois Zells, an international author, lecturer, and business consultant, will be presenting at our Atlanta SPIN (Software Process Improvement Network) meeting on Wednesday, March 14th, at 6:30pm. This will be a combined meeting with the AQAA (Atlanta Quality Assurance Association), and will be held at the Dunwoody Public Library. The topic will be “Still Searching …
George N. Brotbeck, a Principal Consultant with Borland will be presenting at the Atlanta SPIN (Software Process Improvement Network) meeting on Wednesday, February 15th, at 6:00pm, at the Oracle field office near the perimeter. The topic will be “Improving Organizational Performance – The Quandary of Multiple Reference Models.”
Larry Boldt, VP of Customer Management for Orasi Software will be presenting at the Atlanta SPIN (Software Process Improvement Network) meeting on Wednesday, January 18th, at 6:00pm. The topic will be “Customer Feedback Management – 7 Habits of a Highly Effective Customer Feedback Process.”