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The broad adoption of agile methodologies within enterprise organizations has given rise to a common pain point. Agile methods are not necessarily the right fit for every project. However, few organizations have established criteria and related governance practices to guide the decision on when to utilize traditional project methodologies vs agile ones. In this session, noted author and public speaker, Kyle Gabhart, explores the subject of criteria for utilizing agile practices and proper governance surrounding solution methodologies more generally. 
Presenter: Kyle Gabhart, Director of Architecture Mentors, a division of Web Age Solutions.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:55pm EDT

Organizations are recognizing the need to establish a business analysis role with effective practices and capable staff. Where do you start? This webinar brings together the successes and lessons learned from 3 different initiatives to implement Business Analysis Centres of Excellence (BA COE). The “key” activities and the essential artifacts required for an effective and successful COE strategy are identified and discussed. This session provides insights and strategies for defining and reconciling the Business Analysis role, establishing strategic partnerships, ensuring transparency of process and effectiveness of communication, engaging and supporting Management / Leaders / staff. 

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In this session, you'll learn techniques, artifacts, and proven strategies for successfully planning, organizing, and delivering architecture solutions on large scale projects (i.e. 20+ stakeholder groups and/or 100+ use cases). Successfully designing and delivering architectural capabilities on a large scale creates unique challenges and requires different approaches to be successful.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:14pm EDT

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Patterns may be new in the mobile software development, but they are invaluable. What problems are solved by your application? How will you go about implementing those features? When you start asking these questions, application of patterns become necessary. Specifically, the GUI of iOS is heavily patterns based. A handful of user interaction has been coded into the platform. Two full stops after Developers can quickly create consistent and polished user interfaces. No matter which platform you are developing for, a consistent approach to solving common problems makes the application easy to use. In this webinar, we will learn about a few common patterns and their implementation in Android and iOS.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:13pm EDT

There is a lot of uncertainty these days regarding SOA, Cloud Computing, and this strange animal that we call a ‘service’.  This talk will aim to answer many of your most pressing questions regarding SOA and Cloud

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:57pm EDT

SOA Adoption Best Practices. Patterns and Pitfalls in SOA Adoption among the Fortune 500

There is a tendency for people to get overly excited about new solution sets and then look around for where they could possibly apply that solution. Many people fall into this trap with SOA. This is a recipe for disaster. The approach outlined in this seminar helps business leaders to systematically guide the evaluation and pragmatic adoption of SOA

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:42pm EDT

Moving your application to a public or private cloud could provide many business advantages for your applications, including scalability, support, stability, reach and many more. Join Web Age Solutions for a 1 hour discussion on how you can take advantage of building your applications to work in the public cloud and Windows Azure. Presenter: Paul Twigg, Director of Microsoft Technologies, Web Age Solutions Inc.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:40pm EDT

SharePoint 2010 can fill many needs in an organization from document management, to content management and records management, to an application platform and also the implementation of a business process engine. Join us at Web Age solutions for 1 hour introduction to SharePoint 2010 workflows. During this hour we will discuss when to use the built-in vs SharePoint Designer vs Visual Studio Workflows. We will also jump into the basics of creating a custom workflow in Visual Studio 2010. Presenter: Paul Twigg, Director of Microsoft Technologies, Web Age Solutions Inc.

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