Many of the contributors to the Software Process and Measurement Cast are give webinars, attend and present at conferences.  On a monthly basis, I will provide a list of webinars and conferences that we will be attending. If I get discount codes for any of the conferences I will pass them on to you!

Webinars (All Free)

ITMPI AGILE TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT Storytelling: Developing the Big Picture for Agile Efforts Tuesday, Feb 07, 2017 |11:00 AM EST  

Agile reminds us that the focus of any set of requirements needs to be on an outcome rather than a collection of whats and whos. This webinar, presented by Tom Cagley, explains the importance of understanding the big picture. REGISTER NOW

SAFe 4.0 and CMMI Deliver Hardened Large-Scale Agile February 24, 2017 | 11:00am CT

Presenters: Tom Cagley, Certified Scrum Master and Function Point Specialist, and Magdy Hanna, Chairman and CEO of International Institute for Software Testing (IIST). SAFe 4.0 and CMMI Deliver Hardened Large Scale Agile demonstrates how the combination of SAFe 4 and CMMI provides a mechanism not only to adopt Agile but to scale and harden Agile from team to the program without becoming un-Agile.  Register Now

How To: Agile Estimating and Function Point Analysis March 16, 2017 | 11:00am EST

Join Tom Cagley, Certified Scrum Master and Function Point Specialist, to learn how to incorporate Function Point Analysis into an Agile metrics program. Attendees will leave with an understanding of an estimation process that combines one part functional metrics and one part parametric estimation with two parts Agile estimating and planning.  Register Now



ISMA 13: “Creating value from measurement”

The Mumbai Chapter of the Computer Society of India (CSI,) with the support of IFPUG, is the host organization for the next International Software Measurement & Analysis (ISMA) conference, ISMA 13, to be held in Mumbai (India) on March 5-7, 2017.

Date: March 5-7, 2017

Location: Mumbai, India,

I will be speaking, keep an eye out for the title of the presentation.


The QUEST conference is the best source for new technologies and proven methods for Quality Engineered Software and Testing.

Date: April 3-7, 2017

Location: The Renaissance Chicago Downtown; Chicago, IL

Tom Cagley will present or be involved in the following sessions:

Managers Workshop – April 3, 2017. The Manager’s Solutions Workshop focuses on the top challenges facing managers in building, testing, and delivering quality software applications and products in today’s fast-paced and demanding environment.

Storytelling: Developing the Big Picture for Agile Efforts Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | 8:30 am – 12:00 pm. Storytelling is a powerful tool to elevate even the most diehard requirements analyst from a discussion of individual requirements to a discussion of outcomes.

Using Size to Drive Testing in Agile – Wednesday, April 5, 2017 |11:15 am – 12:15 pm.  

Testers often struggle with estimating and planning testing in agile development, enhancement and maintenance projects.

Jeremy Berriault we also attend QAI Quest 2017 and present:

Adding QA Value through Root Cause AnalysisFriday  April 7, 2017 |10:00 am – 11:00 am.  Decisions are made based on the data available at the time of the decision.

Capability Counts 2017 – May 16 – 17 |

Join hundreds of global business leaders dedicated to performance and capability improvement from an array of background, countries, and experiences.

Date: May 16 – 17, 2017

Location: Westin, Alexandria, VA

Tom Cagley will present and participate in the following:

Coaches Cafe, Capability Challenge and a presentation (I will wait for the program to be announced)