Design Practice Speaker Series

Prof. Steven Eppinger

10 Agile Practices You Can Use

When
Wednesday, December 11th
11:30 am New York, NY time
4:30 pm London UK time

Webinar Link Here
https://uwaterloo.webex.com/uwaterloo/onstage/g.php?MTID=eab0fe8620e750070e8d507983c745796
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The Special Interest Group (SIG) in Design Practice is pleased to present this presentation on research in design practice.
This is part of a recurring webcast series on Design Practice of alternating researcher and practitioner presentations.
We are part of the Design Society. https://www.designsociety.org/

Design Practice SIG
Our mission is to “foster interaction between academics and practitioners to capture, understand, develop, improve, support, exchange and share design practice.” https://www.designsociety.org/ds_group/33/Design+Practice

Guest Speaker
Prof Steven Eppinger
Steven Eppinger is Professor of Management Science and Innovation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management where he holds the General Motors Leaders for Global Operations Chair. Prof Eppinger teaches interdisciplinary courses at both the masters and executive levels in product design and innovation, engineering project
management, and digital product management. He has co-authored a leading textbook entitled Product Design and Development (McGraw-Hill). Recently released in its seventh edition, the text has been translated into several languages and used by hundreds of universities and hundreds of thousands of students. Dr. Eppinger's research is applied to improving complex technical projects in a wide range of industries and is the basis of the book titled Design Structure Matrix Methods and Applications (MIT Press). His research contributes to fields ranging from project management and systems engineering to product development and product management.

This Session
"10 Agile Practices you Can Use”
Agile development has created a number of very effective practices through implementation largely in the software industry. Today, we are finding ways to adopt some of these agile techniques in other domains. This seminar will review a range of practices from spiral development in time-boxed sprints to scaling agile beyond scrum teams. With an eye toward application outside the realm of software, we will discuss how these techniques may be appropriately adjusted to suit specific development challenges.

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Please consider sharing your design practice experience or research in design practice with us so we can continue this important conversation on understanding the important discipline of design.

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