Learn how HITS does agile on Sept. 19

By | September 11, 2017

A whiteboard shows the complexity of rapid software development with milestones like design and implementation

Michigan IT’s Agile Community of Practice will host a special presentation by U-M Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) on September 19. All are welcome to attend.

“Agile” describes iterative and incremental software development methodologies used by cross-functional teams (see Wikipedia).

Agile Community of Practice
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

3:30–4:30 p.m.
Arbor Lakes South Dome (4251 Plymouth Rd.) (map)
Presenter: Andy Vella, HITS senior project manager

Topics will include:

  • Intro to software delivery within HITS
  • Software Delivery’s journey to agile
  • Workspace configuration, iteration cadence, project roles, and team dynamics
  • Maintaining agile teams in a traditional organization
  • Prioritizing work with multiple, decentralized customers

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Michigan IT Communities of Practice
The Michigan IT working group supports numerous Communities of Practice (CoPs), in which like-minded professionals share information, experiences, and ideas around a particular IT topic in support of the university’s missions.