Business Value of Agile Methods: Using ROI and Real Options - presented by Dr. David Rico
Ever wondered about the real, measurable benefits of using Agile Methods? How does one determine the RIO of using Agile?
Dr. Rico will provide an overview of popular agile methods, and a brief survey of the benefits of agile methods as reported by major industry studies, including rarely seen, late-breaking economic data and results from the top consulting firms. He will provide a survey of costs and benefits, a suite of metrics for quantifying business value, a discussion of parametric models, a methodology for estimating ROI.
Dr. David Rico
Dr. Rico helps oversee a portfolio of large multi-billion dollar IT projects. He has been a technical leader in support of NASA, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Army for over 30 years. He specializes in IT investment analysis, portfolio valuation, and organization change. He has been an international keynote speaker, presented at leading industry conferences, written seven textbooks, published numerous articles, is a reviewer for multiple journals, and is a frequent PMI, INCOSE, ALN, and SPIN speaker. He is a Certified PMP, CSEP, ACP, CSM, and SAFe Agilist, and teaches at five Washington, DC-area universities. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science, M.S. in Software Engineering, and D.M. in Information Systems.
VENUE: Microsoft - Friendship Heights Location
Microsoft has graciously offered to host the meeting in their Friendship Heights office location.
The venue is at:
5404 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 700, Chevy Chase, MD 20815.
NOTE: The meeting room is on the 7th Floor.
See Metro/Parking details below:
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The Microsoft venue is very convenient to public transportation, right next to the Friendship Heights Metro stop on the Red Line.
There is a parking garage adjacent to the Microsoft facilities. Park in the Bloomingdale/Whole Foods lot. There's a small parking fee.