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Welcome to SeaSpin

Free and open to all the Software Development community, our group is comprised of local practitioners, students, academics, and leaders in IT and Software Development. We meet monthly and invite you to join us!

For more information on SeaSPIN, contact Patrick McMonagle or chime in on our LinkedIn group!

March 12th: What We Could/Should Measure and Why

Presented by Troy Magennis

Note: This meeting will be held on the second Tuesday of the month to accommodate schedules

Note Note: The meeting location has changed - please review the meeting information below

This session will cover the types of measures to use in Agile to measure a cross-section of performance - not just delivery speed, but customer value and quality as well. Some specifics:

  • The five basic commandments of measuring teams

  • The six dimensions to measure to achieve "balance"

  • Measurement Polarities - how we can tell if we are overdoing any one metric target

  • Align and achieve intended outcomes using metrics and measurements

Troy Magennis

Troy is an experienced IT executive who has been involved in many leading software organizations over 20 years. Most recently, Troy founded Focused Objective to build and promote risk management tools that simulate and forecast software development projects and portfolios.

Technology has always been a passion for Troy. After cutting his teeth on early 8-bit personal computers, Troy moved into electronic engineering, which later led to positions in software application development, architecture and management for some of the most prominent corporations in automotive, banking, travel and online commerce.

You can reach Troy at troy.magennis@focusedobjective.com.

Meeting Location and Schedule

5:30-6:15 pm: Networking and food supplied by our generous sponsor, Smartsheet
6:15-6:30 pm: Business meeting
6:30-8:00 pm: Featured presentation

The meeting is hosted by:

Bellevue Place
10500 NE 8th St
Bellevue, WA 98004

Please note - the meeting location has changed:
The meeting will be held in the Whidbey Room, located in Smartsheet’s offices on the 13th floor of Bellevue Place. Enter the Bellevue Place parking lot from westbound NE 8th and take a ticket - parking is free if you leave after 8:00 pm. Take the elevator to the lobby and look for a helpful Smartsheet aide to get you to the 13th floor. Directions to Bellevue Place are on the map to the left.

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SeaSpin is hosted by Smartsheet and coordinated by Patrick McMonagle. The SeaSpin charter can be found here.