Use this free scheduler to get an overview of all of the sessions available or to find specific sessions, speakers and special events for this year's conference.
By signing up for the Scheduler, you can add sessions to your "Favorites" and develop your own personalized schedule for Interop Las Vegas 2016. This personalized schedule will be synced with the official Interop Mobile App.
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A growing number of IT managers are struggling with Agile software methodologies due to "management" and "Agile" being defined as two different worlds. The world of "management" is referenced as "the vertical world of hierarchical bureaucracy." Management is seen as the boss at the top of the totem pole, with developers at the bottom. This world is governed by roles, rules, plans and reports.
On the other hand, the world of "Agile" is often referenced as "the horizontal world of Agile," and described as one operating horizontally with a focus on the customer instead of a vertical dynamic where people report upward to bosses. Therefore, the tension between the two worlds, and the perception that managers hate Agile, causes great disruption and creates confusion.
This session provides a series of steps IT managers can take to better understand the mindset and challenges of the developer world, and how Agile methodologies can be managed to benefit both the developer and IT manager. The session will outline collaboration, communication and steps IT managers can take to gain visibility and context into Agile initiatives at both the project and program level.
Through better understand and visibility, IT managers can move from reactive to proactive in managing the "looseness" and wild ambition that comes with highly iterative software delivery approaches. Agile development is only becoming more entrenched in IT organizations, and the sooner IT managers embrace these methodologies the happier and more productive all stakeholders will be.
Title: Director, On-Board Applications Company: John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group
Welcome! You can use the Session Scheduler tool to browse sessions and build a custom event schedule. Once you've saved your personal schedule, you can access it from the free Interop Mobile app. Note: use the same login/password on the Mobile app that you set up on this web site.
Step 1. Create an account. Use the "Create Account" button at the top of the right-hand corner.
Step 2. Choose a view. Select either the "List" or the "Grid" icon. (It's the same data, just a different view of the sessions.)
Step 3. Choose your sessions. Click the "Add" or "Remove" button next to each session to add it to, or remove it from, your personalized schedule.
Step 4. Review your schedule. Push the "My Schedule" button in the left column to view your selected sessions.