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Lean Thinking: How Lean Bakes Quality In[presentation]

The Lean movement, instituted in the 1950s with Toyota's redefinition of automobile production, has knocked the manufacturing world on its ear.

Jean Tabaka, Rally Software Development Corporation
Agile Release Planning: When "You'll Get it When You'll Get It" Won't Sell[presentation]

When some people hear the words "agile planning," they think it is an oxymoron.

Stacia Broderick, Agile Evolution, Inc.
Continuous Integration to Improve Software Quality[presentation]

The practice of continuous integration facilitates early visibility into the development process by regularly incorporating new modules into the build much earlier than the classic "big bang" integration approach.

Andrew Glover, Stelligent
Static Analysis and Secure Code Reviews[presentation]

Security threats are becoming increasingly more dangerous to consumers and to your organization.

Paco Hope, Cigital
Analyze Customer-Found Defects to Improve System Testing[presentation]

How do we know if we have made the right choices regarding the way we tested a product? Did we focus our efforts in the right areas? Only a careful and orchestrated analysis of customer-found bugs will give us the answers.

Evelyn Moritz, AVAYA
Avoiding Software Failures Using TSP/PSP and Six Sigma Methods[presentation]

Today, the competitive marketplace demands the best of everything-the highest quality, lowest costs, and shortest possible schedule.

Mukesh Jain, Microsoft
Balancing Agility with Discipline: The Citigroup Process[presentation]

Agile practitioners are aware of the business benefits that can be derived from faster and more effective software delivery. At the same time, companies in many industries are facing increasing regulatory compliance issues.

Eugene Levin, Citigroup
First to Market or First to Fail: A General Systems View[presentation]

Marketers often emphasize the enormous advantage of being first-to-market, but is being first really an advantage?

Michael Bolton, DevelopSense
Building Better Teams through Better Interviewing[presentation]

As manager of a software team, you often rely on your staff for assistance when conducting technical interviews to fill positions in your organization.

Michael Kahn, MK
Is Web 2.0 a Hacker's Dream?[presentation]

Web 2.0 promises to make Web applications far more usable and enjoyable than we have ever imagined.

Michael Sutton, SPI Dynamics
The Testing Center of Excellence[presentation]

When it comes to system and acceptance testing, project teams often end up scrambling for resources, late in the project schedule.

David Wong and Dalim Khandaker, CGI
Better Requirements through Graphical UML Models[presentation]

The primary reason that projects deliver significantly less value than customers expect-or fail outright-is incomplete, ambiguous, or poorly understood requirements.

Thomas Bullinger, Isotope28
When Others Aren't As Agile As You Are[presentation]

As agile software development methodologies take hold in the mainstream, organizations are finding that working with outside consultants poses a new set of challenges.

Alicia Yanik, eBags
ITIL and You: The Perfect Match[presentation]

ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) is a flexible framework for implementing IT Service Management within an organization.

Michael Giacometti, Sungard
Improving Code Quality with Eclipse and its Java Plug-ins[presentation]

One of the features that makes Eclipse so popular within the Java community is the abundance of easy to use plug-ins. Many of these are freely available open-source tools.

Levent Gurses, Stelligent


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