Webinar: Project Management Is Dead, Long Live Project Management

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Software project management is defined as the activities required to plan and lead software projects. Historically, IT projects have identified a single person to play this role. Many forms of Agile have eschewed the project manager role and instead distribute the activities associated with project management across the core team, including the product owner, the development team and the Scrum Master. In Agile, project management is dead…at least as a single role that leads, directs, controls and administers a project team because those roles are distributed to the team. This webinar provides an overview of how these three competing constituencies can work together to control and shape project execution.

About the Speaker:

CagleyTom 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.

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