[Twin-SPIN] Reminder: Mar-3 Meeting Announcement
PAUL W KRASKA
kraskapw at msn.com
Wed Mar 2 13:50:37 CST 2011
For the Minneapolis/St. Paul Regional Area
We have reserved parking at the Washington Avenue Ramp! If there is event parking tell the parking attendant when you enter that you have a reservation with TwinSPIN. If there is no event parking, take a ticket and tell the parking attendant when you leave that you have a reservation with TwinSPIN
March 3rd, 20110
5:30-8:00 p.m. at The University of Minnesota
5:30 start for networking, 6:15 start of meeting.
Keller Hall (EE/CS Building)
Room Keller Hall 3- 115 (Look for signs)
EE/CS Building has been renamed Keller Hall
A map is available at http://onestop.umn.edu/Maps/EE/CSci/<http://onestop.umn.edu/Maps/EE/CSci/>
Check out the detailed map under the "close up" button.
This Month's Meeting:
Topic: Iterative Software Development
Speaker: Milinda Rambel Stone - Adjunct Professor at Metropolitan State University and the Minnesota School of Business Online Program
Abstract: Iterative Software Development
Industry experience shows agile/iterative projects offer numerous benefits in software development. High project success rates, increased productivity, and improved software quality are key benefits. Though there are benefits, there are also challenges that cause agile/iterative resistance. Discover proactive techniques to avoid iterative limitations through illustration of real world projects. Discuss practical application and identify practical tips to assist you in avoiding iterative development hurdles
· Identify Foundational Concepts of Iterative Software Development
· Identify pro's and con's of Iterative Software Development
· Discuss real world Iterative Software Project
What You Will Learn:
· Key Foundational Concepts of Iterative Software Development
· Pro's and con's of Iterative Software Development
· How Iterative Software Development applies to real world projects
· Practical tips and guidance on how to avoid Iterative Development hurdles
Milinda Rambel Stone is a Software Engineer and trainer with significant experience implementing Software Process Improvement initiatives in manufacturing, healthcare, education, and financial industries. With over 16 years of Software Engineering experience, Milinda recently oversaw the implementation of an Enterprise Information Security Program, which includes creating and delivering Security Awareness Training. She recently implemented a Software Engineering Methodology that included program oversight and training creation/delivery. Currently Ms. Rambel Stone is involved in a large scale software implementation using SCRUM iterative development concepts.
Milinda is an Adjunct Professor at Metropolitan State University and the Minnesota School of Business Online Program where she specializes in teaching Software Engineering & Information Security courses. She has an MS in Software Engineering from the University of Minnesota and is currently working on a Ph.D. in Computer Information Security. She is a member of ISACA, IEEE, and ACM professional organizations and is ITIL certified.
Program Manager: Jesse Fresse - Fissure
Twin-SPIN Mission Statement:
The Twin-SPIN software process improvement network (SPIN) is a regional organization established in January of 1996 as a forum for the free and open exchange of software process improvement experiences and ideas. Representatives from industry, government, academia, other professional organizations, and consultants are welcome to participate. Our mission is to help sustain commitment and enhance skills in the area of software process improvement through an active program of networking and mutual support. The organization strives to serve as a source of educational and experiential information for its members, other SPIN organizations, and the general community of software professionals.
Meetings are normally held on the 1st Thursday of each month from 5:45-8:00 p.m. Twin-SPIN is a non-profit organization and is sponsored by the University of Minnesota Center for Software Engineering (UMSEC). See: http://twin-spin.cs.umn.edu<http://twin-spin.cs.umn.edu/>
University of Minnesota, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Minnesota Software Engineering Center (UMSEC)
General Dynamics - AIS
PACT (Pat O'Toole)
Quality Software Technologies
Best regards. Hope to see you on March 3rd
Paul W. Kraska PhD
Paul Kraska <kraskapw at msn.com<mailto:kraskapw at msn.com>>
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