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Thursday, August 11 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Embedded Storycrafting: Key to controlling Risk and Schedule: Nancy Van Schooenderwoert

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In embedded development, much infrastructure must be built before the first user feature can be delivered. Customer-value stories will often be too big. But breaking them down risks losing the focus on delivering functionality. The answer? Let your evolving user stories be the catalyst that drives hardware-software co-development in the early iterations, and then draws in each related engineering discipline as naturally as an acorn develops into an oak tree. Many examples from real embedded teams will be given, and sessions will be offered in open space to practice the technique hands-on.

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Nancy Van Schooenderwoert

President, Lean-Agile Partners, Inc.
Nancy was among the first to apply Agile methods to embedded systems development, as an engineer, manager, and consultant. She has led Agile change initiatives beyond software development in safety-critical, highly regulated industries, and teaches modern Agile approaches like Mob Programming, Agile Hardware, and Lean development methods. | Nancy has worked coaching Agile teams in the USA, UK, and Germany. Her coaching extended to their work with their teams in Japan, India, China and other countries. | Nancy's experience spans embedded software and hardware development for applications in aerospace, factory automation, medical devices, defense systems, and financial services. Her coaching practice spans delivery teams to middle and upper managers. She is a regular presenter at Agile-related conferences since worldwide. She is a founder and past president of Greater... Read More →

Thursday August 11, 2011 3:30pm - 4:30pm
LA: Wyoming Room