April 2019 INCOSE Chicagoland Chapter Meeting

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Agile Development and Systems Engineering

Systems Engineering methods help us produce complex systems. Agile methods help us produce them faster and better. Both together? Awesome. We will explore principles of Systems Engineering from INCOSE and ISO 15288 System Life Cycle Processes, and the principles of Agile scaling methods such as those defined in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®). The topics covered are:

  • Lean and Agile Principles Applied to Systems
  • Barriers and Benefits to Adopting Agile
  • Architecture of Agile Teams, and the roles of
  • Defining & Delivering Systems
  • Verifying and Validating Systems
  • Tailoring Agile Software Practices

About our Speaker

Kelly Weyrauch is the owner of Agile Quality Systems LLC, a consultancy working with software and systems creators to apply Agile Software Development concepts and Quality Management System principles to the unique context of their development environment. He has more than 30 years of software and systems development experience. As a leader of the Agile movement at Medtronic and now as a consultant working with many organizations, he has worked with project teams to evolve Agile Principles and Practices in the context of a robust Quality System. As a frequent instructor for courses in Quality Management Systems and Agile Software Development, he has taught concepts in ways that adult learners can apply to their real-world experiences. Kelly has a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, and a MS degree in Software Design and Development from the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota).

6:00 - 6:30 pm - Dinner & Networking
6:30 - 6:45 pm - Intros & Announcements
6:45 - 8:00 pm - Presentation and Q&A


***[IBM is unavailable this month! Please attend online or at an alternate location]***

5407 Fen Oak Dr
Madison, WI 53718
Mendota Conference Room

AbbVie Inc. (limited to AbbVie employees)
1 N Waukegan Rd
North Chicago, IL 60064
Building AP31

Oshkosh Corp. (limited to Oshkosh employees)
370 W Waukau Ave
Oshkosh, WI 54902

Access Number: (719) 457-1414
Passcode: 944 440 9838

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