Lean-Agile Engineering Practices

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AltaSource Group and Net Objectives present an evening introduction to Net Objectives' unique take on the technical practices of TDD and Emergent Design.

March 21, 2012

Register Today! For more information call or email: Mike Shalloway, Director of Marketing and Sales

404-593-8375, mike.shalloway@netobjectives.com

Agenda

Provides the basics of what a developer needs to know. It begins with an introduction to Emergent Design, and concludes with how to accomplish Sustainable Test-Driven Development.

TimeTopic
5:30pm- 6:00pmRegistration, Networking, and Pizza*
6:00pm- 7:00pmEmergent Design Talk
Scott Bain
7:00pm- 7:15pmBreak
7:15pm- 8:15pmSustainable TDD Talk
Scott Bain
8:15pm- 8:30pmWrap-up, Q&A

* Pizza is free, but we suggest a contribution of $1-2 a slice that is split between the Seattle's Union Gospel and Millionair Club. Please bring your own drinks.

Session Descriptions

Emergent Design
Our industry is at a major turning point; moving away from waterfall-style development methodologies and toward lighter-weight, Lean-Agile development. This brings great promise. However, it also creates interesting questions. What is the role of design in an Agile process? How much design is enough, and how much is over-design? Are patterns still relevant, with TDD and refactoring gaining momentum throughout the industry? Emergent Design is an integration of patterns, testing, and refactoring that enables the strong synergy of these disciplines to empower teams to be more effective in a responsive, agile environment. This seminar will be given by the author of the book “Emergent Design”, Scott Bain.
Sustainable Test-Driven Development
Test-Driven Development has gained a strong foothold among many development teams, but as popular as it has often become, many organizations struggle to keep the testing effort sustainable over a long period of time. As test suites become large, they tend to become significantly difficult and time-consuming to maintain, which is required to keep the TDD effort alive. The purpose of this presentation is to create a context for TDD focusing on those specific elements that allow it to be conducted in a sustainable way. Much of this seminar is based on the work being described at www.SustainableTDD.com.

All the Details

Type:
Free Event
When:
Mar. 21, 2012 5:30pm to 8:30pm PDT
Cost: Free
Where:
Holland America Line N.V.
300 Elliott Avenue West
Seattle WA 98119 US
Register:
Questions or problems with registration or directions? Contact Andrea Bain for assistance.
Presented By:
Net Objectives | AltaSource Group
Hosted By:
Category B
Speaker:

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