Security & Risk Management

Software Development Today: Challenges and Solutions (Peak Performance)

Course Overview
Today's software development landscape has been changing, and fast. Two leading areas of change are the focus, "faster time to market" and "improving the customer experience." In this program, expert Wesley Higbee, discusses the current software development landscape, along with its challenges and opportunities. In addition, he offers advice designed to help you achieve success with your most critical software development projects.

Track: Peak Performance
Methodologies and proven practices that advance the management skills of IT professionals



Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the challenges that organizations are facing regarding software development;
  • Identify the "software development principles" that should be part of every project;
  • Understand importance of "team culture" and its role in successful projects.

Content Partner:

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Speaker / Author:

Wes Higbee helps organizations make the leap from Today to Tomorrow.

His career has been a journey. He started out in software development helping organizations tackle business opportunities. In working closely with customers, as a consultant, he realized there are many needs beyond the software itself that nobody was taking care of. Those are the needs he addresses today, whether or not technology is involved.

Along the journey Wes has had a passion for sharing knowledge. He's been a speaker at countless local groups, community organizations, webinars and conferences. And he speaks professionally to help organizations improve.

He authored the book Commitment to Value: How to Make Technical Projects Worthwhile. He's authored multiple online courses with Pluralsight and O'Reilly. He writes extensively about business on his blog. And his written work includes articles featured on VeraSage, MSDN Magazine, and InfoQ.

He's been interviewed on "The Businessology Show", "Art of Value", and Agile.FM.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: $29.00

Details

Course Code : WIT-1954

Length : 25min
Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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