AlignIT Manager Tech Talk: Agile Software Delivery (Part 1 of 2)
- Posted: Nov 27, 2011 at 8:42AM
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While you're working hard with today's technologies, you need to stay abreast of tomorrow's innovations. On this episode of the AlignIT Manager Tech Talk, Ruth Morton and Jonathan Rozenblit chat with Sam Guckenheimer, the man who wrote the book on Agile and Visual Studio, about how development teams can optimize Application Lifecycle Management, utilize advanced methods to deliver higher-value software faster, and systematically eliminate waste and inefficiency throughout the entire development lifecycle.
The discussion centers around around concepts discussed in Sam's latest book, Agile Software Engineering with Visual Studio: From Concept to Continuous Feedback including, but not limited to:
Featured Guest: Sam Guckenheimer
Sam has 28 years of experience as an architect, developer, tester, product manager, project manager, and general manager in the software industry in the US and Europe. Currently, Sam is the Group Product Planner for Microsoft Visual Studio. In this capacity, he acts as chief customer advocate, responsible for the end-to-end external design of the next releases of Visual Studio. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2003, Sam was Director of Product Line Strategy at Rational Software Corporation, now the Rational Division of IBM. He holds five patents on software lifecycle tools. A frequent speaker at industry conferences, Sam has guest lectured at Florida Tech, MIT, Harvard, and Yale. Sam is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard University.
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The AlignIT Manager Talk is a monthly live streamed video series hosted by Ruth Morton (LinkedIn) and Jonathan Rozenblit (LinkedIn). Each Tech Talk episode airs on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 12:00pm to 12:30pm EST. The show focuses on a range of topics for both infrastructure and development managers and is interactive, taking questions via a live chat and providing answers on air.
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