NSC Fall Tutorial: Can Agile and Systems Engineering Work Together?

Attend this tutorial and find out how Agile and Systems Engineering work together!

We will explore principles of Systems Engineering from INCOSE and ISO 15288 System Life Cycle Processes, and the principles of Agile scaling methods such as those defined in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®), to find ways to gain value from Agile methods when creating systems that include more than software.
This is an intermediate course.  Preparation material can be found on youtube by selecting this link,  Agile Product Ownership in a Nutshell or  An Introduction to Agile. 
7:30 AM  Registration
8:00 AM Session Begins
12:30 - 1 PM Lunch 
4:30 PM Tutorial Ends
There will be 2-15 minute breaks in the morning and afternoon. 
You must submit a registration form to be admitted to this tutorial.
Select this link Registration Form to download PDF.
Select this link Registration Form to download MSWord format.
Topics Include:
  • Lean and Agile Principles Applied to Systems Development
  • Barriers and Benefits to Adopting Agile
  • Architecture of Agile Teams, and the roles of Systems Engineering
  • Product Development Processes in an Agile Model
  • Beyond software:  Tailoring Agile Software Practices for Hardware and Systems
Tutorial PresenterKelly Weyrauch
Kelly is the owner of Agile Quality Systems LLC, a consultancy working with software and systems creators to apply Agile Software Development concepts and Quality Management System principles to the unique context of their development environment. He has more than 30 years of software and systems development experience. As a leader of the Agile movement at Medtronic and now as a consultant working with many organizations, he has worked with project teams to evolve Agile Principles and Practices in the context of a robust Quality System. Kelly has a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, and a MS degree in Software Design and Development from the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota).


 BAE Parking

To reach BAE Systems from I-694:  BAE Systems is located north of Minneapolis, near I-694 and the Mississippi river.  From I-694, take the East River Road exit and go south. BAE Systems is located on the left about 1/2 mile south of I-694.

To enter the plant:
Continue south past the stoplights at 51st Way and take the first left into the main plant entrance. Follow the road to the left (north), and then proceed east to the Yorktown parking lot. You may park anywhere in the Yorktown lot. After parking, proceed to the Yorktown Conference Center entrance (glass doors near the flagpole) to register and sign in.

BAE Parking Map

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