WebSphere

User Group UK

Title:
Agility@Scale: IBM Software Group's Journey of Agile Transformation
Stream:
WebSphere Application Server 1 (4)
Speakers:
Adam Gunther
Abstract:
Many large organizations want to adopt agile development methodologies as a means of delivering software to swiftly respond to the demands of the market and economic climate. However, large projects can pose significant challenges to agility. The global IBM WebSphere Application Server development organization started its agile transformation in 2006. While this journey continues today, extensive improvements in quality, time-to-market, and customer satisfaction show that the rewards of agile adoption far outweigh the obstacles. Come hear about real life challenges and best practices from our agile journey.
Bio:

Adam Gunther:

Adam Gunther is a Senior Software Development Manager at IBM located in Research Triangle Park, NC, US. Adam is currently responsible for the worldwide development of the WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile. He has over nine years of experience in the WebSphere Application Server development and test organizations in a variety of management and technical roles. Prior to his current position, Adam served as the Lead Test Strategist responsible for the overall function test efforts in WAS 8.0 and WAS 7.0. Adam has been a key leader in the worldwide organization’s transformation to an agile development model.

[image not found]

Safira
SOA Software
MidVision
AppDynamics
iDelta
Technology Solutions - formerly a division of Avnet, now part of Tech Data.
XebiaLabs
Compuware
Ranger4
Nastel
W3Partnership
Prolifics
CSI
Icon Solutions