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Robert C. Martin, Object Mentor

 Robert C. Martin

Robert C. Martin has been a software professional since 1970. He is CEO, president, and founder of Object Mentor Inc., a firm of highly experienced software professionals that offers process improvement consulting, object-oriented software design consulting , training, and development services to major corporations around the world.

Tutorial: "Scaling Agile Development"

Track:   Tutorials

Time: Sunday 09:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:00

Location: SAS Suecia

Abstract: Agile Development is a set of best practices for software development which is rapidly being adopted by software developers. Agile focuses predictable delivery and high quality. While initially these practices were applied to individual teams, larger organizations are now adopting Agile seeking to obtain the same benefits. In this tutorial we provide a comprehensive view of Agile practices and how they are scaled to meet the needs of large organizations. The tutorial begins with fast paced overview of the current state of agile practices for developers and management. We then present the key tools and techniques for development and management agile projects. We explain how Agile fits into a modern software development process. We describe the roles and responsibilities in an agile development organization including analysts, architects, designers, project managers, testers etc. We discuss global development using and the use of offshore and contract development. We provide experiences and lessons learned from very large agile projects in IT Applications and Product Engineering.