Time: April 11, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Bentley Systems (see link above for the Google Map)
Street: 685 Stockton Drive
City/Town: Exton, PA 19341
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?q…
Event Type: agilephilly, spin, meeting, six, sigma
Organized By: John Voris, Lead Coordinator
Latest Activity: Apr 11, 2012
Sheree Revilla will show us how Six Sigma practices can be applied to software. Six Sigma has revolutionized quality in the manufacturing arena, and it earns its practioners Green Belts and Black Belts.
After an introduction to Six Sigma, we will see some applications of Six Sigma in IT areas.
We will also see how Six Sigma converges with CMMI. ( "CMMI - Part 2" is the topic of the AgilePhilly - SPIN meeting on May 8th.)
There will be lots of samples of how these methodologies have changed the practice of building critical financial software.
And at the end of the night, when you are asked how the drive to the meeting was, you can answer “I estimated between 45min-1hr, so given the "variability" of the travel "cycle time", this showed a process not "in Control", hence my extra lead time was necessary in the event of accidents or "special causes". But I can see if this is just an outlier data point in our collection.”
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Sheree Revilla works within the Production Quality & Process Group of ING DIRECT in Wilmington, a group that has some unique challenges.
Her published work http://www.isixsigma.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=1660:enhancing-it-quality-metrics-with-six-sigma&Itemid=95 shows that six sigma practices can be applied to software.
Sheree Louise Revilla is a Master Black Belt at ING DIRECT, with a global business background spanning Financial Services, Manufacturing, and Air Transportation in various Operations, IT, and Marketing management functions. Her six sigma leadership has resulted in savings and process improvements for multiple departments including IT, Marketing, Sales, and Operations.
Sheree currently mentors Black Belts and Green Belts in the US, Canada, and Europe and has conducted Black Belt training for the same. Sheree holds an MBA from the Wharton School in Entrepreneurial Management and Information Systems and can be reached at email@example.com
This is a joint meeting with SPIN (Software Process Improvement Network) - please do not RSVP with both groups.