Realistic about Risk: Software development with Real Options

Posted in Conferences, Project Management on July 10, 2009


Realistic about Risk: Software development with Real Options

Summary
This session introduces Real Options and shows how it can help in running your project. Real Options is a decision-making process based on Financial Option Theory and Applied Psychology that can be used to manage risk. Applying Real Options to software development explains why many of the Agile practices are so successful.

Bio
Olav Maassen is Chief Engineer at QNH, the Netherlands and has nine years experience in IT doing projects mainly for financial institutions. Chris Matts is programme manager with a strong background in business analysis and development. He uses real options and agile project management techniques to optimise the delivery of business value whilst effectively managing project risks.

About the conference
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