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SDC 2011 Speakers Announced

The first group of speakers for next year’s SDC conference have been announced.

SDC runs in Wellington and Sydney in March 2011, with a theme of “Transforming Analysis”.

The first three speakers announced today are:

Johanna Rothman (USA)
Rothman Consulting Group

Johanna is an internationally recognised expert in managing IT product and software development.  She is a consultant, frequent public speaker, and has also written a number of popular books, her most recent being ‘Manage Your Project Portfolio: Increase Your Capacity and Finish More Projects’.  Previous books include the 2008 Jolt Productivity award winning ‘Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management’; and ‘Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management’ (with Esther Derby).

Kent J. McDonald (USA)
Knowledge Bridge Partners & Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance

Co-founder and current President of the Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN), Kent specialises in successfully applying pragmatic approaches to strategic planning and coaching business analysts and project managers.  Kent is co-author of ‘Stand Back and Deliver: Accelerating Business Agility‘, a book that brings together immediately usable frameworks and step-by-step processes that help organisations deliver business value and build competitive advantage.

Steve Adolph (USA)
Agile Coach, Rally Software

Agile Coach, co-founder of Agile Vancouver and published author, Steve is passionate about helping organisations get the job done.  With a long professional career involving business-critical projects such as the design and development of leading edge network management systems, Steve is an expert when it comes to teaching others about business modelling, requirements analysis, software architecture and design.  He is co-author of Patterns for Effective Use Cases”

The full press release can be found here

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Posted by on August 17, 2010 in SDC 2011