Agile IT Transformation in Maryland

Agile transformation is the process of upgrading an IT organization from 1990’s era methods, primarily developed around sequential step-by-step processes, to “agile” methods that support continuous delivery of software in a lightweight and fluid manner. At this year’s MACo Summer Conference, you can learn about strategies for implementing “agile” IT methods from leaders in Maryland’s IT field.

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Title: Agile IT Transformation in Maryland

Description: Conventional project management and software development are deliberate and orderly, emphasizing rigorous specification and planning. Today, however, our consumer-centric society is speeding up the pace of development and response, leading to far shorter windows and putting a strain on traditional methodologies. This session looks into current thinking about how, when and why an agile approach is the right way to go.


  • Tom Fusting, Chief Technology Officer, Department of Human Resources, State of Maryland
  • Luis Estrada, Deputy Secretary of Information Technology, Department of Information Technology, State of Maryland

Date/Time: Friday, August 19, 2016; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The MACo summer conference will be held August 17-20, 2016 at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City Maryland. This year the conference’s theme is “Cyber Solutions: Counties in the Digital Age.”

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