Bangalore, India (PRWEB) December 16, 2008
Agile pioneers and global IT consultancy, ThoughtWorks Technologies, today announced the launch of TABS - ThoughtWorks Agile Business Series. The inaugural panel discussion will be held on 16th December evening at the Royal Orchid Hotel, Bangalore.
The quarterly by invite only series will feature eminent speakers, influencers and thought-leaders from the IT industry. This will also serve as a platform for business & IT leaders to connect and discuss innovations in technology, software development processes, delivery and engagement models, and other IT business related best practices.
"We are pleased to announce the launch of this quarterly business series which will be a forum for IT business leaders and decision makers to connect, exchange views and best practices," said Dharmarajan Sitaraman, Managing Director, ThoughtWorks India.
"The recent economic downturn has magnified already existing pressures on IT leaders. Faster time to market, increased productivity and higher quality solutions are challenges faced by most organizations today. We hope this discussion will provide an opportunity for leaders to share experiences and take away key insights to address these challenges" Sitaraman added.
The panel discussion - "Lean For Lean Times: Delivering More With Less" will have an expert panel discuss how Lean can help us through these turbulent times. Renowned speakers from IT Products, Delivery and Consulting organizations will speak on how to use Toyota's Lean principles* to deliver high-quality software and boost profitability.
The panel consists of eminent names like:
Neville Roy Singham: Founder and Chairperson - ThoughtWorks
Jagdish Ramaswamy: Corporate Vice President Mission Quality - Wipro
K.B Unni: Managing Director - Seven Hat Consulting
Ranga Shetty: Senior Director Engineering - Yahoo! Inc
This event has senior IT executives, Lean and Agile enthusiasts and IT decision makers attending.
Senior IT leaders/Agile and Lean enthusiasts can write to TABS at thoughtworks dot com to know more about the event.
*Lean - It's a practice that has made Toyota a byword for "high quality", which propelled them to the #1 position in the competitive worldwide automobile industry. It comes from the ability to achieve more with fewer resources, by the continuous elimination of waste, & can be applied to different industries like manufacturing, product development, IT etc.
ThoughtWorks kick-started the Agile business era with pioneering software delivery practices and world-leading open source software. Today, clients approach us to solve their toughest business problems, and we deliver some of the world's most sophisticated custom applications to over a hundred world-class companies. Our products division, ThoughtWorks Studios, was established in 2006 to make cutting-edge Agile software development tools like Mingle (Agile Project Management), Cruise (Continuous Integration and Release Management) and Twist (Functional Testing).
Founded in 1993, ThoughtWorks is headquartered in Chicago, and has offices in Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, United Kingdom and United States. In India, ThoughtWorks has offices in Bangalore, Pune and Chennai.