Informal networking, followed by a formal networking session led by a TMC Board Member.
The Darker Side of Project Metrics
Imagine if you can, a solicited paper, that passes peer review, by an industry luminary, which is none-the-less is rejected by the magazine’s publisher, because it tells unprintable truths. Intrigued? Then, we invite you to a presentation on the “The Darker Side of Metrics” by Douglas Hoffman.
Douglas Hoffman has over twenty-five years experience in software quality assurance. He has degrees in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and an MBA. He has been a participant at dozens of software quality conferences and has been Program Chairman for several international conferences on software quality. He advises management on organizational improvement; and designs test automation environments and automated tests for systems and software companies.
He is an independent consultant with Software Quality Methods, LLC, where he consults with companies in strategic and tactical planning for software quality, and teaches courses in software quality assurance and testing. He is a Fellow of the ASQ (American Society for Quality), founding member of SSQA (Silicon Valley Software Quality Association) and AST (Association for Software Testing), and is a long time member of the ACM and IEEE. He is Past Chair of the Santa Clara Valley Software Quality Association (SSQA) and Past Chair of the Santa Clara Valley Section of the ASQ. He has also been an active participant in the Los Altos Workshops on Software Testing (LAWST) and dozens of its offshoots. He was among the first to earn a Certificate from ASQ in Software Quality Engineering, and has an ASQ Certification in Quality Management.