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The Principles and Practices of Scrum[presentation]

Scrum is best defined as an agile, lightweight process used to manage software and product development using iterative, incremental practices.

Rob Myers, Net Objectives
Practical Software Sizing with Testable Requirements[presentation]

A new strategic project is in the design stages-how much will it cost? Your application requirements are constantly growing-what is the impact? System testing is scheduled soon-how much time and what resources will we need?

Karen Johns, Mosaic, Inc.
Measuring and Monitoring the End Game of a Software Project: Part Deux[presentation]

How do you know when a product is ready to ship? QA managers have faced this question for years.

Mike Ennis, Accenture
Real World SOA: From Concept to Application[presentation]

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is becoming a widely adopted approach for enterprises to attain agility and economy while meeting their Information Technology (IT) needs.

Frank Cohen, PushToTest
Retrospectives: A Superior Alternative to Traditional Postmortems[presentation]

Organizations have traditionally relied on project postmortems to assess the performance of product development teams. The irony is that "postmortem" literally means "after death," implying a discussion of project failures.

John Terzakis, Intel
Emergent Designs: Design Patterns and Refactoring in Agile Development[presentation]

With the increasing deployment in agile development methods, many teams and organizations are learning about the practice of refactoring as an integral part of development.

Alan Shalloway, Net Objectives
Developing a Software Product Line[presentation]

Today's tools and techniques for software development tend to focus on individual products.

Charles Krueger, BigLever Software
Better Software Conference 2007: Lightning Talks: A Potpourri of 5-Minute Presentations[presentation]

Lightning Talks are nine five-minute talks in a fifty-minute time period.

Tim Lister, Atlantic Systems Guild, Inc.
Ten Habits of Highly Effective Measurement Programs[presentation]

Accurately measuring product quality and process capabilities is challenging in any software organization. Most organizations do not attempt any real measurement at all, and the ones that do often fail miserably.

Ian Brown, Booz Allen Hamilton
Better Software Conference & EXPO 2007: The Art of SOA Testing: Theory and Practice[presentation]

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) based on Web Services standards has ushered in a new era of how applications are being designed, developed, and deployed.

Rizwan Mallal, Crosscheck Networks
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


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