Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Join AITP
Community Search
AITP San Antonio Chapter Meeting
View Registrations Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

AITP San Antonio Chapter Meeting

10/16/2013

When: 10/16/2013
17:30
Where: Matamoros Restaurant Y Cantina
12844 Interstate Highway 10
San Antonio, Texas  78249
United States
Contact:
Danny Jolly

Online RSVP
Details

When:   Wednesday, October 16, 2013
                  5:30pm social, 6:30pm dinner and 7:15-8:15pm Program
Where:    Matamoros Restaurant Y Cantina 
                 12844 W IH10 and DeZavala (MapQuest: http://bit.ly/bFc6PM )
Topic:      Complexity Theory and Why Waterfall Development Works (Sometimes)

Speaker: Larry Apke , CSM, CSP

Costs:      $20 AITP members with reservations
                 $25 non-members and members without reservations 
                 $15 for AITP student members

RSVP:
     http://tinyurl.com/73rqxal and let us know of any special meal requests

A huge debate rages on in IT these days. There are two rival camps - traditionalists who subscribe to the "waterfall" methodologies and agilists. Most recent evidence suggests that agile methodologies have an edge in project success rates but the traditional methods are still widely practiced and do result in some project successes. There are reasons for the successes of agile and traditional projects that can be explained by complexity theory. This presentation will examine some interesting information about waterfall and agile methodologies and show why complexity theory can help us to predict the relative success (and failure) of applying these methodologies to software development projects.

Larry Apke has over 6 year's real-world experience as a scrum master, agile coach, consultant and software development manager and over 15 years of IT experience with his own and other companies. His passion is to help people create high-quality software on a regular basis. He is a regular speaker on Agile topics, an active member of Agile user groups, founder of the San Antonio Agile Coffee. His home is in Scottsdale Arizona but he spends his weekdays as an Agile Coach at a San Antonio financial services company.

 
 
 

« Go to Upcoming Event List
Member Log In


Forgot your password?

Haven't joined AITP yet?

Latest News
Upcoming Events

7/30/2014
AITP Board of Directors Meeting

8/13/2014
AITP Region Presidents Council Meeting

8/19/2014
AITP Executive Committee Meeting

8/27/2014
AITP Board of Directors Meeting

9/10/2014
AITP Region Presidents Council Meeting

Online Surveys

Copyright © 2011-2014 Association of Information Technology Professionals, All Rights Reserved.
Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
AITP Headquarters, 15000 Commerce Parkway, Suite C, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Phone: 800.224.9371 or 856.380.6910 · Fax: 856.439.0525 · Email: aitp_hq@aitp.org