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Session 1: Knowledge Era Paradigms - 6:00 pm

 The talk elucidates how the traditional engineering & management practices in software industry are influenced by the 300 years of Industrial Era experiences, how software industry needs a paradigm shift in the knowledge era  and how Agile principles  are rooted in knowledge era paradigms. The talk addresses the key paradigm shifts in Knowledge Era and brings clear understanding of the fundamental rationale behind Agile principles & practices.


About Vishweshwar Hegde:

Vishweshwar Hegde (Vishu) is in IT industry for the last 28+ years. He has worked in organizations like Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Aeronautical Development Agency, Motorola, Mindtree in various roles like R&D, hardware & software development, project management, delivery management, Quality and Business Excellence. Before joining PM Power Consulting, he was Senior VP & global Head of Business Excellence at Mindtree. Currently he is engaged with multiple companies in training, coaching & consulting in Agile Transformation, project management, Delivery Excellence and Strategic Consulting areas. He is active in industry forums like NASSCOM & BSPIN. He holds a bachelors degree in Electronics & Communication from Mysore University and Masters in Computer Science from IISc, Bangalore. His other areas of interest include Trekking, Hindustani Music, practicing Yoga & Homeopathy, study of ancient wisdom and applying it to contemporary management, leadership areas.  


Session 2: Is TDD Dead?  - 7:00 pm

 Recently DHH stirred a heated debate in the Tech Community by stating "TDD is dead." His main concern was with the value of Unit Test (tests which test objects in isolation without any dependencies) esp on Rails projects, the red-green-refactor cycle and test-induced damage through using mocks to drive architecture.

In this interactive, story-telling session, Naresh Jain will take you on a journey of TDD's evolution from its birth till date. We'll look at various benefits and flaws of TDD. Various claims of TDD and their practicality. Naresh will also share his personal experience having practiced TDD for over a decade.

About Naresh:

Naresh Jain is an internationally recognized Technology & Process Expert. Over the last decade, he has helped to deliver mission critical enterprise applications at many Fortune 500 companies like Google, Amazon, HP, Siemens Medical, GE Energy, Schlumberger, EMC, to name a few.


!! Free dinner and networking post the session talks !!

**We do not want to over order food and waste. Please register only if you really intend to attend.

**Seats are limited. We will close registrations as soon as we meet the limit. 


Parking – Alcatel Lucent parking facility.

Any available free space for cars and bikes from 1st Floor to 4th Floor (Not Ground Floor) can be used for parking. Please call Gopal @ 9611 13 3893

 Security – Do not bring any cameras and anybody bringing laptops will have to enter it into the visitor register.



Manyata Tech Park, Bangalore
Manyata Embassy Business Park, Silver Oak - Wing A Outer Ring Road, Nagavara
Bengaluru, Karnataka