|Birds of a Feather – Monday Lunch|
|Kick-off Social – Monday Evening|
|IIBA presentation with Karl Wiegers – Monday Evening|
|Exhibitors – All Day Monday|
|Poster Papers – Monday Evening and Tuesday Breaks|
|Birds of a Feather – Tuesday Lunch|
|Networking – Tuesday Evening|
|SPIN presentation with Diana Larsen and James Shore – Tuesday Evening|
Monday, October 14, 2013, Noon – 1:25 PM
Grab a box lunch and choose the discussion that piques your interest. Industry experts and practitioners will lead and guide open, interactive group discussions. More participants results in more perspectives and input on the complex problems you face. If multiple topics interest you, migrate at any time to a different room to join a new discussion.
Monday, October 14, 2013, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Please plan on joining us for a light bite to eat, a local beverage and a chance to mingle with the exhibitors, poster paper authors, invited speakers, and your colleagues. This event is open to the public. We are opening our doors to share ideas and relax because everyone deserves a chance to make PNSQC part of their week.
Monday, October 14, 2013, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
The IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis) is holding their monthly meeting jointly with PNSQC. The speaker is Karl Wiegers speaking on Requirements Reuse: Fantasy or Feasible?
Reuse is an eternal goal for organizations seeking higher software capability. Reusing requirements can increase productivity, improve quality, and lead to greater consistency between related systems. But effective reuse is hard! This presentation, based on the new book Software Requirements, 3rd Edition by Karl Wiegers and Joy Beatty, offers numerous suggestions about how to perform requirements reuse. It describes several kinds of requirements reuse, identifies some classes of requirements information that have reuse potential in various contexts, and presents some issues around making requirements reusable. The presentation concludes by identifying both barriers to effective reuse and success factors that can help your organization leverage its existing body of requirements knowledge.
Monday, October 14, 2013, All Day
Exhibitors will be available all day Monday. Please plan on stopping by the booths to learn more about the products, services and professional connections that they have to offer. Exhibitors are:
Monday Evening, October 14, 2013, and all day Tuesday
Poster papers start at the Monday night kick-off social and continue during breaks on Tuesday. Use them as a chance to start one-on-one conversations with practitioners about software quality.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013, Noon – 1:25 PM
A second day of interesting discussions with industry experts and practitioners. Grab your lunch and find a talk that interests you.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Come join PNSQC and the Rose City SPIN for networking and knowledge exchange with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages. After two intense days of presentations, it is your chance to talk over not just PNSQC 2013 but the current state of software development. This event is open to the public because we want to share the knowledge gained at the conference with the entire silicon forest community. Please stop by.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
The promise of Agile is simple and compelling: a team that effortlessly surfs the wave of business possibility, changing direction to meet the needs of a changing market. Transitioning to Agile confers many benefits to an organization, but all too often teams don’t (or can’t) deliver on the promise. Too few teams achieve the ideal.
Diana Larsen and Jim Shore developed a model of the ways agile teams deliver value. This model describes four conditions of Agile fluency, what you can expect from each condition, and how to increase your team’s fluency, so you can achieve what Agile promises.
Diana and Jim will demonstrate how the organization’s desire for benefits and willingness to invest make the real difference. From creating value, to delivering, optimizing, and beyond, you will learn the practices, techniques, and change necessary as teams stretch their understanding of Agile and achieve new levels of excellence. This talk is based on the ideas behind the article at www.agilefluency.com.
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