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Paul Kuzan, Borland

Paul  Kuzan

Paul joined the company at the start of 2003, following the acquisition of TogetherSoft by Borland.

Paul brings over 16 years' experience in the IT industry, specializing in Java and UML, object-oriented analysis and design, and J2EE. He is an accomplished speaker and has presented many papers on his specialist areas at conferences, seminars and training courses throughout the UK and Europe.

In addition to software development project consulting, Paul has been involved in the specification and provision of analysis methods, software development methods and systems support.

Presentation: "Practical Steps to Realize the Maximum Benefits of Modeling"

Track:   Business

Time: Tuesday 14:15 - 14:45

Location: Balcony


Modeling has traditionally been a define and design activity. However, pressures on the application development lifecycle demand more value to be derived from modeling in downstream development activities. This presentation will share practical strategies for getting quick, quantifiable benefits from software modeling based on extensive experience gained engaging with the worlds largest development organizations.

Topics include:

  • Maximizing the benefits of MDA for both Java / J2EE and .NET
  • UML 2 and what it really means for you
  • Dramatically reducing the risk of project failure
  • Reducing development costs through code reuse, the use of patterns and improved team productivity
  • Improving the quality of code, design and documentation
  • Minimizing problems associated with outsourcing