Micro Tutorial: Introduction to Agile Methodology


Micro Tutorial: Introduction to Agile Methodology

A Joint Education Society (Chapter 13) & Computer Society (Chapter 5) Presentation


A gentle introduction to the Agile Philosophy

Agile is a software development methodology to build a software incrementally using short iterations, so that the development is aligned with the changing business needs. This simple tutorial uses appropriate examples to help you understand agile development in a general and quick way.

This tutorial has been prepared for beginners to help them understand the basics of Agile principles and its implementation. After completing this tutorial, you will find yourself at a moderate level of expertise, from where you can advance further.

Attendees need a basic knowledge of software development concepts such as software requirements, coding, testing, etc.

Key Target/Objective: This entire seminar is designed to enable folks to be well informed on the higher level technical aspects of Agile Philosophy, so they can step into this world with full confidence, with the right perspective.


  Date and Time




  • 275 Varner Road
  • Oakland University
  • Rochester, Michigan
  • United States 48309-4479
  • Building: Elliot Hall
  • Room Number: 214 EH
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  • For final registration, you will be contacted directly via email to confirm your current membership and pre-payment. Once completed, you will receive an attendee confirmation. Attached is a flyer

  • Co-sponsored by Sharan Kalwani
  • Starts 04 June 2019 01:13 PM
  • Ends 11 July 2019 01:13 PM
  • All times are US/Eastern
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  • No Admission Charge
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Sharan Kalwani of IEEE Education Society


Agile Methods: A Gentle Intro


A seasoned scientifc, technical and computing professional, Sharan has spent over 20+ years implementing many new and pioneering technologies from operating systems (*nix) , high performance computing (Cray, SGI, clusters), engineering applications (CAE simulations), optimization, networking (TCP/IP, Infiniband), operations (ITIL, ITSM), scientific domain (BioInformatics), and project management. A successful speaker and author, Sharan looks to increase the professional approach of every individual he interacts with. He enjoys teaching, contributing to STEM activities and publishing. He is a senior member of IEEE, ACM, Emeritus member of Michigan!/usr/group, and leads the  SEMCO.ORG. He is currently the Chair of the IEEE SE Michigan Education Society Chapter for 2017-2019.



8:45 AM - Registration/Sign In, verification of attendee, Coffee & Continental Snacks

9:00 - 9:05 AM - Welcome and Introductions, Chapter business update

9:10 AM - Overview of the Micro Tutorial Session, Speaker:  Sharan Kalwani

9:45 AM - End of Tutorial Talk: Part 1, Break

10:45 AM - Tutorial Talk: Part 2

11:45 AM - End of session, Q&A

12:00 noon PM - Formal Conclusion, Feedback session and Wrap Up

A printed copy of the notes will be provided to each confirmed attendee. There is a small fee to cover costs of refreshments and the printed material. Registration is confirmed only after fee is pre-paid


CEUs (or PDH) are available by prior request. Please indicate this on the sign-in sheet or email the sponsors in advance. There is a small fee ($45 for IEEE members and $65 for non-IEEE members) to cover materials, handouts, tutorial notes, refreshments, etc.