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Topic: March 2011
Date: Tuesday - March 15, 2010
Topic: Transient State: From Funding to First Iteration for Embedded Systems
Speaker: Nancy Van Schooenderwoert


Transient State: From Funding to First Iteration for Embedded Systems

The bootstrapping period before an embedded development team is ready to start iterations can become a quagmire that leads teams right back to a waterfall process. This transient state can itself be planned and navigated using Agile practices. This presentation shows how to use iterations to stay in control of this risky phase of your project.

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About the Speaker

Nancy Van Schooenderwoert

Nancy Van Schooenderwoert is an Agile Enterprise coach and founder of Lean-Agile Partners, Inc. She has over a decade of experience applying Agile practices as an engineer, manager, and consultant. She has led Agile change initiatives in safety-critical, highly regulated industries, and coached clients in the art of Agile technical and management leadership. Nancy's experience spans embedded software and hardware development for applications in aerospace, factory automation, medical devices, defense systems, as well as financial services. She holds a BSCE in Computer Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology and is a regular presenter at many Agile-related and other industry conferences.

Nancy is president of Agile New England (formerly named Agile Bazaar) and is co-producer of the Agile Embedded track for the Agile 2011 conference in Salt Lake City.


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