serves as Chief Technology Officer at Halfaker and Associates
, leading customer solution architecture, internal IT operations, business process architecture, and quality management activities. Michael has over 10 years of engineering leadership experience within Government Contracting. Prior to Halfaker, Michael was a Sr. Security Engineer with a focus on Security. Michael holds a Bachelors in Computer Engineering from the University of Virginia, a Masters in Information Systems and Technology from Johns Hopkins, and several professional certifications (PMP, PMI-ACP, and SAFe SA).
Conference Track: Organizational Transformation and Improvement
Reconciling traditional management concepts with Agile self-organization is challenging. This presentation will discuss the use of maturity models for various engineering domains (e.g. Software Architecture, Software Testing) and how Halfaker and Associates used these engineering domain maturity models to find the sweet spot between top-down engineering management and Agile self-organization.