OUTSOURCING & MANAGING SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
FRIDAY, 15 FEBRUARY, 2 – 5 PM
Evangelist / Hacker, hackNY.org
Learn how to tell how great a developer is even if you can't read or write code
Sell your project in a way that'll make great developers more likely to take the project
Give a development team the specifications they need without overwhelming them with unimportant details
Keep tabs on your developers, working with them to quickly reduce the risk in your project
ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Whether you're outsourcing or hiring your own development team, this three-hour workshop will run you through key skills required to find and retain a great developer, to specify the software efficiently and to manage the software development process effectively. This includes having consistently have release-able code that continues to improve, but that is always ready to launch at a moment’s notice.
HOW TO HIRE A GREAT DEVELOPER
HOW TO SPECIFY SOFTWARE
HOW TO MANAGE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
PREREQS & PREPARATION
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR(S)
Evangelist / Hacker,
Peter is Senior VP Engineering and Senior Fellow at General Assembly, a campus for technology, design, and entrepreneurship. He is responsible for hiring and managing an engineering team and is involved in the development and teaching of the technology curriculum.
He has presented at a range of conferences including DLD conference, ooPSLA, QCon, RubyNation, SpringOne2GX, Code Generation, Practical Product Lines, the British Computer Society Software Practices Advancement conference, DevNexus, cf.Objective(), CF United, Scotch on the Rocks, WebDU, WebManiacs, UberConf, the Rich Web Experience and the No Fluff Just Stuff Enterprise Java tour.
He has been published in IEEE Software, Dr. Dobbs, IBM developerWorks, Information Week, Methods & Tools, Mashed Code, NFJS the Magazine and GroovyMag. He's currently writing a book on managing software development for Pearson.
He is an organizer of the CTO School http://www.ctoschool.org - an organization in NYC devoted to creating the next generation of technical leaders. He also organizes the node.js meetup in New York and co-organizes the Domain Driven Design and Grails meetups.
Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.