Announcement of Project Management focused 56th DevClub.lv

Hi!

All of us are involved in many projects. Some of us are happy how projects are working out, some don’t. We invited experienced guys to share their knowledge with different projects and improve our lives.

Join Project Management focused event at 15th June 18:30, Zaļā iela 1, 4th floor (Microsoft Latvia office).

Agenda for Project Management focused 56th DevClub.lv:

  • Nikita Tihonovs from Intexsys will give a talk “Agile with waterfall: managing a corporate level project”
    Nikita will tell a story of a friendly business acquisition which turned out to be an enterprise-wide development project. In this speech you will see how to plan & develop in an agile way but report and control dependencies using old-school waterfall project management techniques. A real business case of a 40 million dollar company will be taken as an example.
    (Language — English)
    Tags: Project management, Agile, Waterfall, Corporate level projects

Nikita is Product Owner at Intexsys, currently leading 3 teams, which are developing a complex e-commerce platform. He has 6 years of project management experience in IT, E-commerce and Forex.

  • Eduards Saļņikovs from Intrum Justitia SDC will share his experience about management of geographically diverse projects and lessons learned from running distributed development projects and what matters most if you would like to run a successful culturally diverse project.
    Content key words:
    – Software development in geographically dispersed, international projects
    – Work in geographically diverse teams
    – Integration of systems and teams
    – Cultural differences and barriers
    (Language — English)

Eduards is ITSM professional with 14+ years of technology and management consulting experience running projects with Nordic telecoms Telia, Telenor, Nokia, banking and payment infrastructure providers FirstData, MasterCard, Visa, Amex et al.
Passionate about establishing practices, fixing technology, building highly engaged teams and running projects to its performance limits. Specialties: IT consulting, ERP, cards and payments, technology agnostic architecture, system integration, management of geographically diverse projects, application of Agile SDLC practices in an enterprise.

  • Samat Galimov from Meduza.io will share his experience in managing a distributed development team of 9 highly independent developers in a news media startup (read: short delivery cycles, constantly changing expectations and ‘need tomorrow’ deadlines). Our project management toolkit have changed over 2.5 years, as did our DevOps toolchain.
    (Language — Russian)
    Tags: Gannt diagrams for toddlers, Trello, Github, Slack, Webhooks, Notion, Google Docs & draw.io)

Samat is a CTO for Meduza.io news outlet (React SSR Website, native apps for iOS & Android + tons of internal services and small side projects).

  • Sergejs Matancevs from Scope Technologies will give a talk “GitHub.com for lazy in cloud project management”
    Experience sharing on how we in Scope Technologies have managed to make project management developer oriented or at least not painful for developer. Our project managers once allowed developers to organize project managements the way we developers want. What happened? How we’ve achieved minimization of administrative stuff? How we use GitHub.com as a tool for lazy project management.
    (Language — Russian)
    Tags: Project Management, GitHub

Sergejs is experienced .NET and WEB developer and team lead at Scope Technologies.

 

This year we are organizing first DevOpsDays conference in Riga’s history. We have already opened DevOpsDays Riga ’17 Call for Papers – you are welcome to submit your talks.

 

Did you know that Intrum Justitia Software Development Centre is developing not only financial systems but also working on business intelligence using the latest BI technologies?
Intrum Justitia
 is looking for:
PL/SQL Developer
– .NET Developer (PL/SQL skills desired)
– Product Manager

 

Did you know that at Intexsys many people have gained enough experience to grow from Junior Developer to Software Architect position? Intexsys is currently looking for:
PHP Developer – work on exciting large-scale international projects with us, we have work for any level – from juniors to gurus!
Software Development Manager – would you like to manage multiple Agile development teams?
Android Developer – Join us to create native Android applications for e-commerce!
We promise – it will never be boring!

 

ALSO Cloud keeps doing awesome stuff and looking for awesome people.

 

Did you know that Geta Digital is 1st company in the world with most EPiServer MVP members onboard and 99% of their projects are e-commerce? They are looking for
Front-end Developers
Back-end Developers

 

Did you know that Tieto Latvia has many exciting open vacancies as well as various interest clubs? We are proud of our strategic board games club, motor-bike club, active lifestyle club etc. Join the team!
Dynamics CRM Technical Consultant
MS Dynamics Junior AX Developer
PL/SQL Developer

 

Did you know that Scope Technologies provides innovative, cost-effective and reliable end-to-end telematics products and services using latest .NET stack technologies?


 Thanks to our sponsors we are able to make DevClub.lv events and have drinks and snacks:
   geta_ehandel_logo4_cut   Intexsys
ALSO-Cloud        Scope Technologies        Tieto       

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