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Project Management: Sessions will show attendees how to manage software development projects with success.
Chris Howard
David Galownia
The Lean Development Process – Understanding and Achieving Product/Market Fit Before Build Starts
Chris Howard; David Galownia

Learn how the Lean process is used to better understand your customer and get ideas in front of users quickly. We'll break down how this compares to traditional software development methodologies and how Lean is great for gauging customer interest and getting to market sooner and with less risk.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:00 AM
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Topics: Project Management; Requirements; Software TestingUser Experience
Tags: ; Project Management; Software Process

Richard Teachout
We are Agile-Scrum'ish - Find your groove to WIN without a full PM framework
Richard Teachout

We hate Project Management Frameworks.. but needed one. So we "use" the things that worked for us.. and made it trackable and efficient. We hate meetings, and consider stand-ups meetings.. so we do it a bit differently. We consider ourselves Agile-Scrum'ish.. What does that mean.... come see!

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 9:15 AM
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Topics: Project Management;
Tags: ; Development Practices; Project Management; Soft Skills; Software Process; Other

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.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 10:30 AM
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Topics: Application Development; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills;
Tags: ; Architecture Practices; Database/SQL; Development Practices; DevOps; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Process

Sunny Gulati
Making Maintenance Markedly More Manageable
Sunny Gulati

Dealing with multiple clients, multiple tasks, production problems, while maintaining sanity and even enjoying life.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 3:15 PM
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Topics: Project Management; Soft Skills;
Tags: ; Development Practices; Project Management; Soft Skills

Patrick Badley
DiSCovering your team
Patrick Badley

Every team is made up of different personalities. Often times these differences make collaboration difficult, but they don't have to. Knowing your personality type and the personalities of your team and adjusting your behavior based on your audience can go a long way to make your team more cohesive.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 4:30 PM
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Topics: Project Management; Soft Skills
Tags: ; Other

Heath Murphy
I have no idea what my PM does! Project Mgmt 101 for developers.
Heath Murphy

Everything a developer needs to know to "talk PM"

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 4:30 PM
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Topics: Application Development; Project Management
Tags: ; Project Management

Josh Greenwood
A Better Technical Interview
Josh Greenwood

**Let's make a valuable interview** by setting better expectations and creating better evaluation techniques. **Let's make an honest interview** by asking instead of assuming, and treating candidates like they'll be treated on the team. **Let's make a collective interview** by encouraging dial

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 8:00 AM
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Topics: Project ManagementSoft Skills
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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.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 9:15 AM
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Topics: Project Management;
Tags: ; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Process; Other

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.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 12:30 PM
Room: Grand Belle Hall
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: ; 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; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10; Other Languages; Other

John Eiler
Implementing Scrum Principles and Values with Waterfall Expectations
John Eiler

From project inception to continuous delivery, I want to share my experience of not only delivering quality software but doing so when the understanding and measurement of success varied throughout the organization. I want to share my experience from getting out of "Sprint 0" to continuous delivery.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 3:15 PM
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Topics: Project Management
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Dave Mattingly
Improv Comedy for Projects
Dave Mattingly

The rules of improv comedy can apply to many social interactions, including collaborating on projects and managing a team. The constantly changing situations of improv are great practice for accepting unexpected circumstances, and happily going with the flow.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 4:30 PM
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Topics: Project Management; Soft Skills;
Tags: ; Project Management; Soft Skills; Other

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