Valuing of Agile Methodology

Date:
Thursday 15 October 2015, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue:
LECT D (Lecture centre Amphitheatre D), Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH

Cost:
Free to attend
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Speakers:
James Cannings and Dr Tracy Hall

Agenda:

  • 6.00pm - 6.30pm - Refreshments and networking
  • 6.30pm - 7.10pm - ‘Supercharge your Agile teams by looking past the frameworks’ by James Cannings
  • 7.10pm - 7.50pm - ‘Academic investigation into Agile methodology’ by Dr Tracy Hall
  • 7:50pm - 8:00pm - Q&A and Close

Synopsis:

Supercharge your Agile teams by looking past the frameworks

James Cannings is the Co-Founder of MMT Digital and an expert in creating successful CEM strategies for global clients by focussing on their technical architecture.

He talks about Agile at global conferences and runs workshops around the world. Just last year, James was providing CEM expertise at events in the US, Germany, Denmark, Norway and here in the UK and next week he will be back in the states running an Agile masterclass.

In February this year James was invited by Parliament to go and talk about CEM and Agile project management at the Houses of Parliament to help them improve their internal operations. He is also a key contributor to the new PRINCE 2 Agile accreditation being formally released by AXELOS, a joint venture between the Cabinet Office and Capita plc.

Agile Software Development from an Academic Perspective

Dr Tracy Hall is a Professor in Software Engineering at Brunel University London and Head of the Brunel Software Engineering Laboratory (BSEL). Tracy's expertise is in Empirical Software Engineering research. She has conducted many empirical software engineering studies with a variety of industrial collaborators; she is currently leading a major research collaboration with Sky Plc. Her current research activities focus on software fault prediction and analysis, as well as the human aspects of software engineering. She has published over 100 international peer reviewed journal and conference papers and has won significant funding from the UK's Research Council (EPSRC) for many research projects. Tracy is program Co-Chair for the annual XP conference to be held in Edinburgh in 2016.

Presentations

PDF Icon Agile Software Development from an Academic Perspective
Professor Tracy Hall, Brunel Software Engineering Lab (BSEL), Department of Computer Science

PDF Icon Moving beyond the mechanics of agile processes to supercharge your teams
James Cannings, Co-founder MMT Digital