UIE Virtual Seminar Presentation
Length: 90 Minutes
Price: $ 149.00 (includes handout)
Agile is coming. It's now the solution of choice for speeding development and delivering quality results. But where does that leave the User Experience (UX) practice?
At first glance, Agile Development might look like it lays waste to a rigorous UX practice by first doing away with precious time for research, design, and testing, then handing control to developers and uninformed stakeholders. However, it doesn't have to be that way. UX practitioners are succeeding within an Agile Development process, helping their team create great designs faster and better than ever before.
In his presentation, Jeff Patton will discuss the essentials of Agile Development, the distinct culture and value system that Agile brings, and the common Agile process you're likely to see. You'll hear about the myths of Agile and common pitfalls organizations tend to encounter. Armed with the foundations, you'll explore some emerging UX practices and how to thrive within an agile process.You'll learn:
If your organization is making the move into Agile Development, or want to be ready when it does, you won't want to miss this seminar.
Jeff Patton has designed and developed software for the past 12 years on a wide variety of projects from on-line aircraft parts ordering to electronic medical records. Jeff has focused on Agile approaches since working on an early Extreme Programming team in 2000. In particular Jeff has specialized in the application of user centered design techniques to improve Agile requirements, planning, and products.
Some of his recent writing on the subject can be found at www.AgileProductDesign.com and Alistair Cockburn’s Crystal Clear. His forthcoming book to be released in Addison-Wesley’s Agile Development Series gives tactical advice to those seeking to deliver useful, usable, and valuable software.
Jeff works currently as an independent consultant, is founder and list moderator of the agile-usability Yahoo discussion group, a columnist with StickyMinds.com and IEEE Software, and a winner of the Agile Alliance’s 2007 Gordon Pask Award for contributions to Agile Development.