Mary Poppendieck - 2 day course in November (San Jose)
- For Scrum people in the Bay area you might find the following course
to be of value as it ties in very well with Scrum principles:
Mary Poppendieck is going to be out in November running a 2 day
workshop on Lean Development techniques in San Jose. We are limiting
it to 30 people only so please register early.
Lean Software Development author Mary Poppendieck is offering a 2 day
intensive course aimed at IT professionals to increase the
productivity, quality and the speed of development. Using the
principles she's spent decades honing at innovative companies such as
3M you will learn how to:
* Identify the 20% of software development effort that delivers 80% of
* Eliminate the real waste in software development
* Increase quality and decrease cost through a learning-centric process
* Reduce unnecessary complexity and improve organizational decision making
This program is designed for software development practitioners who
are searching for ways to improve the value delivered to their
organizations. It will be particularly useful to those who are looking
for tools and practices that they can quickly put to use.
Mary Poppendieck, a Cutter Consortium consultant, is a seasoned new
product development expert with more than 25 years' of IT experience.
She has led teams implementing Deming-inspired lean manufacturing
solutions in enterprise supply chain management and digital media, and
built one of 3M's first Just-in-Time production systems. As president
of Minnesota-based Poppendieck LLC, she brings her trademark humor and
plain-spoken wisdom to development teams seeking to hone their
innovative power. Her book Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit
(Addison-Wesley, 2003), which brings lean techniques to software
development, won the Software Development Productivity award in 2004.
111 W. Saint John, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95113
8:30am - 9:00am Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00am - 5:00pm Program
$600.00 SDForum Members
$600.00 Ealry Bird Discount for Non-members until Oct 25, 2004
$700.00 Non-member price after Oct 25, 2004
To register by phone please call (408) 494-8378. To register on-line,
please visit http://www.sdforum.org/lean.
For questions about the workshop, email Gabrielle Benefield
(gabbyb@...) or Rand Bradley (rbradley@...).