Jeremy Thake, Enterprise Architect at AvePoint Inc and SharePoint MVP, will explain the principles of Application Lifecycle Management in SharePoint 2010. The session will suit SharePoint Developers, Team Leaders, Architects and Development Managers to understand how to approach ALM with SharePoint.
The pillars of ALM will be discussed in detail and the benefits of each from a Solution perspective.
The ALM maturity model will be presented to allow you to evaluate where you are in your own internal processes and how to mature these further.
The NothingButSharePoint.com Project ALM approach will be discussed in detail as a case study, which involves global distributed development teams and designers. The pros and cons of this approach will be compared to the others. Common problems with promoting from Dev to Staging to Production will be discussed in detail.
From this session you should walk away with:
· An understanding of what application lifecycle management is
· An understanding of the approaches to ALM with SharePoint Development
· An understanding of how to get started with baby steps as a SharePoint Developer, Team Leader or Solution Architect