Chennai Agile Seminar – Cutting Cost Through Agile

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (http://msme.gov.in/) would be conducting an one day introductory workshop on Cutting Cost Through “Agile” Software Development Methods, on 20th March 2009 at Chennai.
On behalf of Spritle, I will be presenting a topic on “Releasing Quality Software” during the afternoon session.

The tentative program schedule and the advertisement from MSME can be found below, however please contact Siddharta Govindaraj for further information.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Date: 20th March 2009

Venue: MSME Training Hall, Guindy

Topics and Timing

09:30 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 11:00 Business case for Agile Software Development
-> What is Agile Software Development?
-> How will Agile help my project?
-> The Agile Manifesto/Agile Principles
-> Predictive methods vs Agile

11:00 – 11:30 Brief overview of Scrum

11:30 – 11.45 Learning Agile Game: We’re Having A Party

11.45 – 12:30 Adapting to changing requirements
(Speaker: Balachander Swaminathan)
-> Short iterations
-> Frequent releases
-> Collaborating with the customer

12:30 – 01:30 Lunch

01.30 – 01.45 Learning Agile Game: 60 Paces

01:45 – 02:30 Benefits of self organising teams

02:30 – 03:15 Releasing quality software
(Speaker: Balaji D Loganathan)
-> Test driven development
-> Automated builds
-> Continuous integration

03:15 – 03:30 Coffee/Tea Break

03:30 – 04:30 Open Discussion

04:30 – 05:00 Closing session

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