Overview:
Are you involved in developing embedded software, systems engineering or designing systems of systems? Are you interested to know what challenges your peers face and what practices they have put in place to tackle them? Would you like insight into what strategies to consider when looking at improving the maturity of your systems development process? If the answer to any of the above is yes, then this Webcast is for you!


Featuring Bola Rotibi, Principal Analyst at MWD Advisors and Dominic Tavassoli. Program Director, IBM Rational, this Webcast will look at:

  • A study of systems development organizations undertaken by MWD Advisors
  • The dynamics, trends and practices that characterize the systems development arena
  • The challenges faced by systems development organizations, including those that are industry sector specific
  • A model for future improvements in systems development practices
  • Case studies in how IBM’ clients are applying IBM Rational’ systems development solutions to help them meet the challenges of delivering increasingly complex systems

    Presenters:
    Bola Rotibi, Principal Analyst, MWD Advisors
    Bola Rotibi is a Principal Analyst at MWD Advisors. Joining MWD in 2008, Bola brought over 20 years’ industry experience in IT and engineering to the company, and is widely seen as one of the today’s foremost IT industry analysts focused on software development issues. Bola is widely known and highly experienced. She acts as an advisor to large IT user organisations on technology and management strategies for effective software delivery, as well as advising software vendors on product and marketing strategy.


    Bola is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars on software development technologies and markets. She is quoted frequently in mainstream and IT specialist media, including Computer Weekly, SD Times, IT Week, Java Developer, Application Development Trends, and Redmond Developer. Bola has been quoted in the national press as well as regularly appearing in IT trade publications.


    Bola is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers.

    Dominic Tavassoli, Program Director for Rational Systems Marketing at IBM
    Dominic has 20 years experience in systems engineering, advanced software development and delivery and process improvement around CMMI, Agile and Application Lifecycle Management. He is currently working on crafting solutions for the next wave of smarter products and cross-industry ecosystems, which meet business requirements for innovation while achieving compliance, quality and cost objectives.


    Prior to IBM, Dominic was Vice President of Product Marketing at Telelogic, a leading provider in Enterprise Lifecycle Management, ran the French operation for the Requirements Management, Systems Engineering and Enterprise Architecture pioneer, Ascent Logic Corporation, and drove the deployment of systems and software best practices at MBDA.