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NextStep ’11 Wrap-up

On May 19 and 20 we had another great edition of our user conference, the NextStep. It was an amazing event with the largest ever gathering of our customers, our partners, members of the press, and OutSystems employees.
During these two days we had keynotes, technical sessions, personal demos, breakfast tables, lunches and coffee breaks. And in all of these everybody shared their work experiences, their expertise using the Agile Platform, their ideas on how to make IT more efficient, and a myriad of other topics were discuss around making business and IT life easier. (more…)

Managing Software Maintenance with ITIL and Agile

Professor Miguel Mira da Silva of INOV and his PhD student, Carlos Mendes, joined us for the second of our morning sessions. INOV is an OutSystems partner and a non-for-profit innovation institute focused on IT, networks and electronics. INOV includes an IT Governance group and a Software Development group that delivers custom web business applications based on OutSystems methodology and technology.

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Addressing the Last Inefficient Industry – IT!

“Only 32% of IT projects succeed”

This got everyone’s attention as Paulo Rosado, CEO of OutSystems, began his NextStep keynote describing how IT departments are typically viewed by their¬†business counterparts; in a word – inefficient.

He was showing a chart by Standish Group to a packed auditorium…that’s a pretty awful stat – but why this inefficiency?¬† (more…)

NextStep 2010 – Day 2 Sessions Posted!

We’ve just posted the full session list for our upcoming user conference, NextStep 2010; April 15-16, Lisbon, Portugal. Check out the FULL AGENDA!

Just to recap our first day: Paulo Rosado, OutSystems CEO, will be discussing ways to address the “last inefficient industry of the 21st Century” – yes, our very own IT industry! Gartner Research’s VP & distinguished analyst, Massimo Pezzini, will then provide insights from Gartner on how they see changes in tools, methods and architecture impacting IT efficiencies. And last but not least, a look into the future of the Agile Platform. (more…)