Hey team, our customer wants to customize the product to change the workflow. How long will this take?”
How often does this type of question get asked for both internal and external projects, and how often does it complicate life?
Join the Technology Association of Oregon Dev & Engineering and Project Management communities for a conversation about challenges when estimating work, and talk about best practices to make life easier for both developers and project managers. From starting early with setting the sales team up for succes to gathering the right information, to exploring the pain points and business challenges along the way, we’ll discuss the pitfalls and perils of estimation and answer your questions along the way.
A prominent business leader in Portland's tech scene, Scott looks forward to addressing questions regarding effective estimation strategies for developers and project managers.
Ryan King has been managing engineers for the last five years. He spent the first 15 years of his career as an engineer, which makes him a passionate advocate for his team members. Ryan also has a little bit of a karaoke problem.
Tracy Thomas is a Program Management and Operations leader. She has a background in software development and project management in business areas including embedded software, solutions for the military, outsourced software development, and social business software. She also has a degree in particle physics, so if you need a break from software, you can try her with some questions about the Large Hadron Collider.