Kevin Parker

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Name: Kevin Parker
Date registered: 31 december 2012

Biography

Kevin Parker is a 30 year industry veteran, holder of three technology patents and is VP and Chief Evangelist at Serena Software. He speaks and writes on application development methodologies, business analysis, quality assurance techniques, governance, open source issues, and tool interoperability, from the mainframe to distributed platforms to the web and mobile and embedded systems. Kevin was born and educated in the UK and currently lives on a boat on the San Francisco Bay.

Latest posts

  1. Taking agile to the rest of the business – what your existing agile deployment can tell them — 17 May 2013
  2. How can you use agile to put a stake in the ground — 8 January 2013
  3. Agile and continuous deployment – how far should you go? — 31 December 2012

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May 17

Taking agile to the rest of the business – what your existing agile deployment can tell them

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According to GOV.UK it takes “at least three weeks” to get one’s passport renewed. If it takes two days to get there, two days to get back, what is it doing for the other 10 days? Background checks, watch-list checks, wanted-list checks, fraud-checks, depositing the cheque-checks are all electronic and cannot, surely, take 10 days. …

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Jan 08

How can you use agile to put a stake in the ground

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This is my first post for Agile Things in 2013, so I thought I’d start by setting my own stall out on agile. For me, agile represents two things. With an application development hat on, agile is about delivering value back to the business in a faster, higher quality and more efficient way than traditional …

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Dec 31

Agile and continuous deployment – how far should you go?

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“Yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should”, Jeff Goldblum quipped in Jurassic Park 20 years ago. Some people might say that the Agile movement is guilty of the same hubris. It is true that the unexpected consequences of an Agile development …

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