MountainWest RubyConf 2009: Herding Tigers - Software Development and the Art of War

Posted in Conferences, Development, Project Management on March 29, 2009

This is a presentation on how an Agile team works in the real world. The composition and function of a Tiger Team is described. Daily activities, roles of QA, Product, Developer, Manager, and other needed disciplines for a project are described as well. These Tiger teams function as very high speed “Special Forces” groups, and produce an enormous amount of high quality product.

Daniel Philpott is a 20 plus year veteran of the software industry. Daniel has built and managed systems for Citibank, Dell, Ticketmaster, Quest Diagnostics, US Military and other organizations. Daniel is currently serving as an architect for AT&T Interactive, and is building the Tiger Team program for the company.

Author: Daniel Philpott

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