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CMMI Institute

Capability Counts 2019

30 April & 1 May, 2019

Reston, VA

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Héctor Joel González Santos, CMMI Lead Apprasiser, Principal Consultant

Blue People

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Hector Gonzalez is a principal consultant at Blue People and managing partner at Kernel LLC. He has a BS in Software Development, studied mobile programming and cryptology at University of Kuopio in Finland and holds a MS in Information Technology at Carnegie Mellon.

Hector has 12+ years’ experience in the IT Industry, has developed his career as a software engineer, program manager, coach and senior executive; leading software development teams. He is a Certified Personal Software Process (PSP) Developer, PSP Instructor and Certified Team Software Process (TSP) Mentor Coach by the Software Engineering Industry. Hector is also a CMMI Instructor and CMMI Lead Appraiser. He has trained more than 800 engineers in software development best practices, has coaches 50+ software development teams and has appraised 30+ CMMI organizations.

Currently Hector is working in an Initiative to implement a fast track for high maturity through TC-AIM (TSP and CMMI Accelerated Improvement Method).


Tutorial Workshop: Empowering high performance teams with Agile Methodologies

Conference Track: Tutorial

Some organizations believe High Maturity and agile are hardly compatible. Blue People has created a new way of delivering high-value solutions to customers building high performance software development teams and working with agile practices. Focused on continuous improvement and built to respond to change and opportunity, Blue People's principle-based processes rapidly became part of the organizational culture having a huge impact on the every day performance. This presentation will describe how Blue People, an organization driven by Millennials, re-imagined and redefined their own ways of getting things done.