Salient Federal Solutions' Sujey Edward to Speak at IBM Innovate 2014 on Agile Techniques Leveraging Existing Off-the-Shelf Software Providing Perspective on How to Effectively Maximize Software Acquisitions to Empower Agile Development
FAIRFAX, Va., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, and intelligence analytics services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets, announces that Sujey Edward will be speaking at Innovate 2014: The IBM Technical Summit in Orlando, Florida. The topic is "Not Just Shelfware – Using Agile Techniques with IBM Rational ClearCase and IBM Rational ClearQuest." The presentation will be on Wednesday, June 4, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM.
Mr. Edward, Vice President of Agile Center of Excellence and Agile Solutions, is a recognized industry leader in implementing agile processes on federal and commercial programs. He has over 17 years of experience in software development with expertise in Agile software development. Mr. Edward builds high-performance teams and has served as an agile coach for several organizations including: the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Transportation Security Administration, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas. He will be on hand to discuss how customers can protect their investment by using existing off-the-shelf software for a more rapid deployment strategy. He will point out how customers are able to quickly collaborate and unify teams to support a more aggressive timeline. By learning best practices for delivering scaled agile solutions, customers can understand the importance of rapid delivery and finding leaner approaches to accomplish business objectives.
"Salient has created a real distinction to enable customers to realize the benefits of agile solutions across customer enterprises, reducing cost and risk while increasing accountability" says Mr. Edward. "In a world where everyone is asked to do more with less, we help our customers explore their existing technologies to achieve quicker time to value and increased innovation."
Innovate 2014: The IBM Technical Summit is a conference dedicated to key trends impacting software and product delivery while focusing on being fast, agile, and competitive. The Innovate curriculum is aligned to three streams, Continuous Engineering, DevOps, and Innovation, encompassing 33 tracks, more than 400 sessions, and over 200 client speakers. This event will be held at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel, June 1-5 in Orlando, Florida.
For more information, visit http://www-01.ibm.com/software/rational/innovate/
About Salient Federal Solutions: leading provider of Federal IT and engineering solutions, enabling government and industry to respond quickly to new or surge mission requirements with exactly the right people, skills, expertise, and technical solutions. Salient is constantly working to accelerate mission impact by delivering highly adaptable technology services, engineering solutions, and domain expertise, enabling customers to rapidly meet the pressing requirements of today while anticipating tomorrow's evolving challenges. Headquartered in Fairfax, VA, Salient has offices in McLean, Colorado Springs, Norfolk, Orlando, San Diego, and Tampa. Recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Most Promising Companies and named Contractor of the Year. www.salientfed.com.
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