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Non-Partisan Process Improvement
Wednesday April 19th 2017 at 6PM
Featuring Mike Darrish
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About This Discussion:
Process improvement professionals and teams gravitate to the improvement methodology in which they were trained and have experience. However, no one approach is optimal for all problems. In a fast paced presentation, Mike discusses summarizes how Lean, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints and other methods work, the strengths and weaknesses of each, a few brief cases studies, and his decision making process for choosing which to use in any project.
About Our Presenter:
Mike Darrish became a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in March 2008 and has been engaged at AT&T for the last 22 months. He specialty is process improvement in large service organizations. Prior to becoming a process improvement professional, Mike worked in a variety of IT technical and sales roles. In user environments and for IT suppliers, Mike was an assembler language developer, systems admin, network engineer, customer support manager, instructor and consultant. He then moved into IT sales support, sales and sales management roles, where he developed the soft skills necessary to induce people to change without formal authority over them.
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Provide a forum for the open exchange of ideas and experiences related to software and systems process improvements. In addition, provide free and low cost training opportunities to technology professionals allowing our local professionals to be competitive in a global marketplace.
Atlanta SPIN was chartered in 1994 and since then has been an influencial voice for software process improvement in the Atlanta metro area. Atlanta SPIN meets every third Wednesday of the month, except November and December, when the meetings are held on the second Wednesday. Meetings typically attract individuals with a background in software development with specialization in business analysis, quality assurance, software development or management of IT personel. The meetings provide a forum for like-minded people interested in learning from others and sharing their own experiences about process improvement, quality assurance, software development methodologies and other related topics.
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