Research suggests software development projects usually fail due to management issues rather than technical mistakes.

Research suggests software development projects usually fail due to management issues rather than technical mistakes.

At the ITWeb Software Development Management conference you will learn how to manage these risks, and deliver successful software projects that support your organisation's strategic goals.

What's more as a valued partner of Microsoft, we’d like to offer you a 25% discount (you pay only R3 862.50 excluding VAT) to attend this event.

Our objective is to equip you with the tools to select the correct development life cycle, create realistic plans, and manage a software development team through each phase of the project. Click here to view our jam-packed agenda which allows you to chose between either a business or technical track.

The international keynote will be delivered by Charles Villanyi Bokor, strategic management consultant and president at The Continuous Enterprise Resource Planning Group. He’ll cover what you need to know around project scoping – how to manage requirements, internal and external expectations, and prevent feature creep.


Ahmed Salijee,developer solution specialist at Microsoft South Africa will discuss the importance of reviewing and improving software development processes as well as how to assess organisation capabilities. In addition to this Salijee will provide key insight into how Microsoft has evolved their software development management practices.

You will also benefit from the practical, hands-on advice in the various case studies, including:

•  Organisational clock speed wins at Stanlib: Sean Hederman, development manager, Stanlib
•  A collaborative approach to quality in the agile enterprise: Jaco Viljoen, principal consultant, IndigoCube

Following the conference is a ground breaking half-day workshop entitled Vision: making a good team great - where you will receive deep insights into how to develop a product and a project vision.

Should you wish to take advantage of your special discount, please contact Lerato Mathize at ITWeb on (011) 8073294 or and quote this code: SDM2015-25MICROSOFT

We do hope you will be able to join us and learn how to adjust your management style to reflect your chosen software development life cycle.

DATE: 24 March (conference) and 25 March (workshop)
The Forum, Bryanston

Comments (2)

  1. Indul Hassan says:

    But yes sometimes we need some technical person on management team for the progress of the ongoing project.

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