International Conference on Agile and Learn Software Methods

International Conference on Agile and Learn Software Methods

 

About The Event

In 2014, we plan to organize a 4 day conference. Each day is a stand-alone event and participants can register for 1 or more days. We’ll limit the participants to max 500 on each day.

CONFERENCE THEMES

Day 1 - Scaling Agile Adoption

Under this theme, practical experience and expert presentations focusing on adopting Agile in organizations of all types and sizes, scaling from single team doing agile to multiple teams, departments and non IT adoption of agile practices. Topics related to changes in organizational structure & policies, auditing process & metrics collected and how performance management is performed will be covered.

Day 2 - Offshore/Distributed Agile

Under this theme, practical experience and expert presentations focusing on Offshore teams, distributed teams either in same time-zone or different time-zones, how CMM requirements affect agile adoption, how does fixed-price projects and outcome based billing models impact agile projects and more.

Day 3 - Agile Lifecycle

Under this theme, practical experience and expert presentations focusing on the entire lifecycle of a project/product starting from product discovery, project kickoff, release planning, user story mapping, development & testing practices, CI pipelines from development to deployment, measuring feature usage, doing A/B testing and beyond.

Day 4 - Beyond Agile

Under this theme, practical experience and expert presentations focusing on taking Agile methods to the next level such as Lean Startups for Enterprises, Continuous Delivery, using cloud services such as Iaas or Paas, Programmer Anarchy, Automation in device/embedded software, Agile in mobile development including CI & A/B testing, Challenges in managing generalizing specialists would be encouraged.

SESSION FORMATS:

  1. 20 Mins Experience Reports (followed by 10 mins break)
  2. 45 Mins Case Study (followed by 15 mins break)
  3. 45 Mins Expert Talk/Demo (followed by 15 mins break)
  4. 90 Mins Hands-On Workshop/Tutorial

Experience Report authors have to write a 2-3 page report about their experience.

Case study authors have to write a 5-6 page report about the experience.

We’ll help the authors to write and publish these reports. They’ll be available to all participants.

Tentative Conference Program Schedule 

Time

Track 1 (~215 ppl)

Track 2 (~215 ppl)

Track 3 (~70 ppl)

08:30-09:00

Registrations

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09:00-10:00

Keynote

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10:00-10:10

Conference Overview

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10:10-10:30

Coffee/Tea Break

Coffee/Tea Break

Coffee/Tea Break

10:30 - 11:30

Expert Talk 1

Case Study 1

Workshop 1

11:30 - 12:30

Expert Demo 1

Case Study 2

Workshop 1 ...cont.

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 PM

Expert Talk 2

Experience Report 1 & 2

Workshop 2

2:30 - 3:00 PM

Expert Talk 3

Experience Report 3

Workshop 2 ...cont.

3:00 - 3:30 PM

Expert Talk 3...

Experience Report 4

Workshop 3

3:30 - 4:00 PM

Coffee/Tea Break

Coffee/Tea Break

Coffee/Tea Break

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Expert Demo 2

Case Study 3

Workshop 3 ...cont.

5:00 - 5:30 PM

Closing Session

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7:00 - 10:30 PM

Reception + Dinner

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At least 1/3rd of the sessions will be invited sessions, while the rest will be sourced through open submission system. In other words, at any given point in time, at least 1 track will have a sessions where we are sure about the quality of that session

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