Alex Raitt, Clive Saha present design patterns and use cases of capital market firms that are incorporating big data technologies into their credit risk analysis, price discovery or sentiment analysis software. They also discuss various technology stacks and their advantages, including batch-based processing, real-time analytics, and NoSQL systems.
Tim Lister presents the advantages—and the dangers—of practicing risk management in an adult-like fashion, offering a process for tailoring an organization and discussing how an organization can grow up.
Neil Killick proposes ways to reduce risk and uncertainty, calculate a product’s price, determine delivery dates and roadmap, do Scrum and XP without using estimates.
Tormod Varhaugvik provides a design and rationale for an In Memory and Big Data architecture for live equity and risk assessment, using Tax Norway’ new architecture as an example.
Dan North discusses the need to embrace uncertainty of scope, technology, effort and structure, expecting the unexpectable and anticipating ignorance.
Robert N. Charette takes a look at basic Lean values through the enterprise risk management perspective. He talks about the need to challenge assumptions which leads to discovery and innovation, about the relationship between risk and profit in Lean, and about the need to master risk management to help the organization thrive in various conditions.
Traditional thinking says the more critical the application, the more tightly its development must be planned, staged and controlled. The truth is, a flexible culture is stronger, safer and more robust. This talk gives practical tips for adopting an agile approach to planning, team interactions and risk management. When the culture shifts, teams achieve goals sooner and safety is greatly enhanced.
This session introduces Real Options and shows how it can help in running your project. Real Options is a decision-making process based on Financial Option Theory and Applied Psychology that can be used to manage risk. Applying Real Options to software development explains why many of the Agile practices are so successful.