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Jan 6

Jan 30-Feb 2, OOP Conference 2017 – Michael talks about Agile planning

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OOP Conference “Software Meets Business”-  Germany 2017 Feb 2  Agile Estimating, Benchmarking, and Release Planning with Michael Mah How do you compare productivity and quality you achieve with across the span of your projects, be they Agile, Waterfall, or Outsourced? Learn about quality and defect metric trends and how defect patterns behave on real projects. […]

May 3


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Managing Deadlines and Scope Creep with Practical Benchmarking and Estimation Techniques PSQT AUGUST 14-19 2016 SAN DIEGO CA Michael Mah Managing Partner QSM Associates, Inc. How can you compare the productivity and quality you achieve across the span of your projects—whether agile, waterfall, or outsourced? Join Michael Mah to learn about schedule, quality, and defect […]

Feb 1

Ed Yourdon Tribute

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In remembrance of Ed Yourdon   Ed Yourdon was one of my favorite professional “goduncles” for whom I felt a special kinship ever since we first met in my mid-20s. Perhaps it was because of his kindness, or the fact that we were both native New Yorkers. Maybe it was also having studied in Boston […]