DevCon 2015: In-house Management Techniques - Chris Irvine

Video created by mark_baum on Sep 3, 2015

    Chris Irvine (Threeprong.com LLC)

    Session Description

    We’ll be looking at several different areas that contribute to successful management of a development team that supports a sizable in-house FileMaker solution. Topics will include the value of developing organizational standards for development, coding style, and deployment. We’ll also discuss ways to balance the need for support and bug fixes against enhancements and long term features and the application of a few scrum techniques to a small in-house team. We’ll touch on a few of the challenges in solutions that have been maintained and evolved to meet the demands of a business, such as code bloat, technical debt, and deprecation.

    What you should know

    Attendees will benefit most from this session if they have participated with or been a part of a corporate FileMaker development team.

    Products & Technologies

    • FileMaker Server
    • FileMaker Go
    • FileMaker Pro
    • FileMaker Pro Advanced
    • CWP/XML/PHP

    What You Will Learn

    • Take a look at how an internal team can balance support and enhancements
    • Highlights on the value of internal coding style guides and developer documentation
    • Recognizing challenges that effect long-lived solutions, like technical debt
    • Secrets to maintainable bridges to other corporate databases and services

     

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