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Transitioning or incorporating agile into a traditional environment requires sorting out who does what and how they do it. Most organizations have roles that have evolved over many years; roles that are tied to status and remuneration. Transitioning to agile changes how many roles are defined. These types of changes need to be part of planning your organizational transformation but first you have to understand the new world order. What happens to the role of a test manager or tester when you team structure requires checking your title at the door. This webinar will explore the agile gravity well which requires blending and synthesizing roles.
- Agile requires re-mixing roles
- How to translate traditional roles to agile roles
- How role changes affect oversight
About the speaker
Tom Cagley leads DCG’s Software Process Improvement and Software Measurement Consulting Practices. He has over 20 years of experience in the software industry. Tom has held technical and managerial positions in different industries as a leader in software methods and metrics, quality assurance, and systems analysis. He is a frequent speaker at metrics, quality, and project management conferences. His areas of expertise encompass methods and metrics, quality integration, quality assurance, and the application of the SEI’s CMMI® to achieve process improvements. Tom is the current President of the International Function Point Users Group. He also is an active blogger and podcaster, hosting and editing the Software Process and Measurement Cast.