About the Webinar
Agile isn't a single
method; it is a collection of methods that share a common philosophy.
The reality of agile implementations is that they are often partially,
poorly, or inconsistently implemented and fail to deliver the promised
This presentation focuses on understanding the agile
fundamentals. It starts with a quick look at the most commonly used
agile methods and then provides a structured approach for selecting the
most effective agile methods for your organization and their projects.
Key considerations include:
presentation will summarize the latest research associated with
successful agile adoption. It will discuss an optimal agile solution
combining organizational consistency and project scalability.
About the Speaker
A. Chick is a senior member of the technical staff at the Software
Engineering Institute (SEI) where he works on the Team Software Process
In this role, Chick is responsible for
defining, developing, and transitioning into practice high-performance
software and systems engineering practices based on the principles and
concepts in TSP and Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). His
work includes applied research, product and training development,
education/training delivery, and consulting in the domains of software
engineering and systems engineering process improvement.
is currently an SEI-Certified CMMI Instructor and TSP Mentor Coach, and
he also holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification. He has
published numerous technical reports and bylined technical articles in
top industry publications on TSP and CMMI.
Prior to joining the
SEI, he worked as a project manager for Naval Air Systems Command
(NAVAIR), leading software development projects and software process
improvement efforts for the E-2C Hawkeye Program. Chick has a bachelor
of science degree in computer engineering from Clemson University and a
master of science degree in computer science from Johns Hopkins