CAI’s IT Metrics and Productivity Institute has launched an online library of recorded, educational lectures that will teach CIO’s and senior IT practitioners around the world how to leverage best practices to compete in the global marketplace while dramatically improving the productivity and quality of their software development and maintenance organizations.
The “Software Best Practices” online library will include lectures by over 50 of the world’s leading industry experts including Capers Jones, author of 14 software management books and Chief Scientist Emeritus of Software Productivity Research, Ed Yourdon, author of “Decline and Fall of the American Programmer,” David Garmus, author and former President of the International Function Point User’s Group, Peter Hill, President of the International Software Benchmarking Standards Group, Dr. Robert Charette, world renowned software risk management expert, and Paul Strassmann, former CIO for the US Department of Defense. You can review the complete list of presenters by visiting http://www.itmpi.org/webinars.
Specific topic areas covered in 2008 and 2009 will include software measurement, software project estimation, software testing, software project management, software benchmarking, software risk management, rapid application development, agile development methodologies, legacy systems support, software six sigma, IT project governance, IT infrastructure library (ITIL), and outsourcing best practices.
The online library of recordings can be accessed at http://www.itmpi.org/library.
The Software Best Practices webinars are organized by the IT Metrics and Productivity Institute (ITMPI), an organization founded by CAI and dedicated to the promotion of best practices in IT. The Institute advances the work of organizations and individuals who are focused on the role of metrics and process management in the creation and support of software. To find out more about the Institute’s webinar program please visit the Institute’s main registration page at http://www.itmpi.org/webinars or contact Michael Milutis, the Institute’s Executive Director, at http://www.itmpi.org
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