Intel - Jones Farm building 3 (JF3)
JF3 is in the north-east area of the connected buildings at the Intel Jones Farm campus in Hillsboro, OR.
Future events happening here
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Past events that happened here
TuesdayMay 1 2012TOOOL-PDX Hillsboro meeting
TOOOL is The Open Organization Of Lockpickers
Technology security and Physical security go hand in hand. Just how easy would it be to pick the locks that keep your tech assets out of harm's way? Come out for an evening of lockpicking with a beginner introduction, open picking, and some Q&A related to common locks. Practice locks and tools provided. No cost.
Please let the organizers know you are coming so enough equipment will be on hand. chapter-PDX@toool.us
Find out about future meetings by subscribing to the group: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/toool-pdx
ThursdayMar 15 2012Seeing Software Quality Through an Agile Lens5:30–7:30pm
Intel - Jones Farm building 3 (JF3)
Abstract: Seeing Software Quality through an Agile Lens ...or Scrum can’t buy you love (or quality), but it can get you there much faster.
For a software quality engineer entering an Agile team for the first time, the transition can be extreme. The traditional software quality practices and activities change in many ways but, looking closely, the core principles are still there. In fact, Agile development can be an SQE’s dream! Agile naturally combines all factors that impact quality from people to transparency all in a cohesive system.
Join Rhea as she details her experience of going from a waterfall background and jumping head first into an Agile development environment. She will focus on how she applied quality practices in this environment, road bumps along the way that any team adopting Agile might encounter, and how Agile enabled levels of quality beyond all previous expectations.
Rhea Stadick is a software quality manager for product engineering teams in the Business Client group at Intel. She is focused on developing a sustained, strong capability in engineering teams to deliver high quality products. Over the last several years she has become an advocate for agile development and is an agile coach as well as a co-director of the Intel Agility Catalyst team promoting the adoption of agile culture and methodologies throughout the organization. Rhea graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science Honors degree in Computer Science and is currently finishing her MBA at Willamette University.
A Special Treat from PNSQC
Networking at 5:30, seminar at 6:30. Plan on coming early! In collaboration with the Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference (PNSQC) the SPIN meeting will have pizza and pop provided by PNSQC beginning at 5:30 pm.
PNSQC is the Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference, a group of volunteers interested in Software Quality. The Mission of the PNSQC is to enable knowledge exchange to produce higher quality software. As a non-profit, it seeks to promote software quality by providing education and opportunities for information exchange within the software community.
How to Register
No need to register! This is a FREE lecture sponsored by the Rose City SPIN. But you can help us plan food and drinks by registering at: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3100344213
Rose City SPIN
The Rose City Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN) is a monthly forum for networking, mutual support, and promotion of effective software practices. We exchange practical experiences, ideas, knowledge, wisdom, and war stories about the technical, business, and human facets of software process improvement. The Rose City SPIN serves the software development community of the Portland/Vancouver metro area. Whether you work for a large company or a small one, corporate or self-employed, industrial or academic setting, you are welcome at the Rose City SPIN.