Hands-On Workshop: Jazz Up Your Agile Development with Rational Team Concert
Jim D'Anjou, Simon Archer (SAS )
Making With Eclipse · Sponsored
Tuesday, 10:00, 2 hours | Alameda
Join us for an opportunity to be a member of an agile development team working under the collaborative umbrella of Team Concert, a cornerstone of the Jazz product family. In this workshop you will be a member of a development team that will plan, develop, and build an application in a collaborative development environment using the features of Team Concert. You will learn how Team Concert helps teams become more productive, more agile, and more effective. There are no technical prerequisites for participating.
Jim D’Anjou is a Senior Software Engineer at the IBM Silicon Valley Lab in San Jose, California. He has held a variety of technical and management positions developing products for relational databases, database tools, application repositories, and application development tools. He holds two U.S. patents for work in software process automation. He is the lead author of the book, The Java Developer's Guide to Eclipse. He joined the Jazz project (jazz.net) in 2005 as a developer and is now the technical lead for the Jazz Jumpstart team, an outbound arm of product development responsible for enabling customers on how to use the Jazz platform effectively.
Simon Archer has more than sixteen years of software engineering experience with an emphasis on object-oriented design, agile practices, and software quality. After earning his B.Sc. in computer science from the University of Portsmouth, UK, he worked as a Smalltalk developer at Knowledge System Corporation and later at Object Technology International. While at OTI in 2000, Simon began working with and teaching OSGi in areas such as telematics and RFID. Today he works for IBM Rational, using OSGi to build collaborative development tools for the Jazz Foundation project. He lives in Cary, North Carolina, with his wife and two children.