Date: September 19, 2012 – 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Brent Chalker  on Agile for Highly Regulated Environments

Abstract: Agile development methodologies are an industry proven approach for delivering high quality software and systems in a manner that reduces program risk, improves predictability of progress against schedule, and eliminates unnecessary effort.  This presentation will provide an overview of this methodology, effective development and testing practices, as well as present examples of successful strategies for instituting Agile transformations within highly regulated organizations.  Common pitfalls as well as approaches to mitigating them will be provided along with specific characteristics for successful implementations in a regulated or federal environment will be examined and presented.

Presenter’s Bio: Brent Chalker is a Technical Account Manager with Rally Software.  He is a technology solutions specialist with over 20 years experience in architecting and supporting IT and ALM technologies, with areas of focus supporting the entire spectrum of ALM tooling and methodologies.  Brent is a Certified Scrum Master and a Certified SAFe Consultant supporting Agile methodology for the Development Team through the Program and Portfolio Enterprise.  As a member of the Rally team, Brent is skilled at crafting Agile based solutions using Rally’s Agile Collaboration platform.  His passion lies in presenting and architecting solutions for a Scaled Agile model for large organizations executing an Agile Transformation.

SAIC 10260 Campus Point Drive, Bldg C, Cafeteria San Diego, CA


5:00 – 6:00 pm   Networking and Refreshments

6:00 – 7:10 pm   Presentation followed by Q&A

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