Sessions

Thomas Haver
Effective Gherkin: Quality Requirements for the Enterprise
Thomas Haver

The workshop is designed for anyone involved in the SDLC. The participants will learn how to create a shared language using Gherkin, and with both Story Mapping & Example Mapping activities, generate Effective Gherkin standards across all application types and application teams.

Room: Appalachian
Topics: Requirements;
Tags: Development Practices; Requirements; Testing

Polina Abramov
Healthcare IT: Why is it so hard?
Polina Abramov

This session will look at the specifics of Health industry, its computerization process, technology and complexities associated with it. We will talk about health data, HIPAA, HL7, FHIR and other acronyms and see how we, “the devs”, contribute to improving patient experience and outcome

Room: Goldenrod
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; Requirements;
Tags: Architecture Practices; Big Data; Other; Requirements; Security; Software Process

Ashley Herring
Are we there yet? When Are Requirements Ready for Work?
Ashley Herring

Working on Agile or Waterfall teams, knowing when requirements are 'complete' or ready for work can be challenging to determine. We will walk through an overview of requirements and requirement types and then dive deeper into understanding the definition of ready.

Room: Appalachian
Topics: Requirements;
Tags: Agile; Requirements

Matthew Jones
From the Ground Up: Lessons from a Rewrite in ASP.NET
Matthew Jones

Should you rewrite that app? Maybe! My team at U-Haul recently completed a year-long rewrite of a major project, and we learned quite a few interesting things. Come along with me as we explore the successes and failures of my team's massive rewrite.

Room: Goldenrod
Topics: Application Development; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills;
Tags: .NET; Architecture Practices; Database/SQL; Development Practices; DevOps; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Process

Richard Teachout
Job Skill Tips - Work towards Promotions / Enhance your Resume
Richard Teachout

If you are looking for some tips and tricks to get that promotion, or find your Dream Tech job.. this session may be the best one for you. Learn some tips from my perspective, of ways to get the promotion or interview... and hopefully get it.

Room: Appalachian
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: .NET; Accessibility; Agile; Architecture Practices; Big Data; Clojure; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Database/SQL; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; DevOps; Functional Programming; Hardware; iOS/OSX; IoT; Java; JavaScript; Mobile; Other; Other Languages; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10

Jim Everett
Project Rescue 9-1-1
Jim Everett

Lessons learned and strategies developed to deal with a project that has gone off the rails.

Room: Heartland
Topics: Project Management;
Tags: Other; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Process

Ryan Ripley
Faye Thompson
Collaborative Curiosity
Ryan Ripley; Faye Thompson

Bring your questions, as you are the product owner to this conversation about celebrating curiosity, becoming more agile and fostering an environment that allows your team to succeed. We will address the questions of the room and facilitate a whole-conference conversation.

Room: Grand Belle Hall
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: .NET; Accessibility; Agile; Architecture Practices; Big Data; Clojure; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Database/SQL; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; DevOps; Functional Programming; Hardware; iOS/OSX; IoT; Java; JavaScript; Mobile; Other; Other Languages; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10

Richard Teachout
Building for the Cloud... YAY.. OOPS.. OOOOH.. AHHH.. FINALLY!
Richard Teachout

Building for the cloud? We've done it.. Learn from some of our mistakes, learning curves.. take some of our suggestions, ideas.. and ways to leverage the cloud to your advantage for an application.

Room: Julia Belle Ballroom
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure;
Tags: Cloud; Continuous Deployment; DevOps; Python; Requirements; Testing

Ashley Herring
Leveraging 3 Amigos for Requirement Elaboration
Ashley Herring

Agile has changed the way projects are being approached and delivered. One new tool that Agilists are using is the 'Three Amigos'. This short collaboration session is an opportunity for the 3 members of the development team to analyze and elaborate user stories and gain a shared understanding.

Room: Heartland
Topics: Requirements;
Tags: Agile; Requirements

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A software development conference in the Louisville, KY area on March 28 - 30, 2018 designed to cover all aspects of software development regardless of development stack.

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