Agile Software Development at KeyCorp

Location: Hayes 117, BGSU, Bowling Green, Ohio
Thomas Seffernick (CSM, PMP), Dev Support – Agile Project Coaching, KeyCorp

KeyCorp (Key), based in Cleveland, Ohio, is one of the nation’s largest bank-based financial services companies with assets over $95 billion, employing about 20,000 people in more than 940 branches and other businesses across 45 states. KeyCorp also has a national and international presence in many non consumer financial products.

Mr. Seffernick leads the Agile Project Coaching Team, part of the Development Support Center within KeyCorp’s Technology Development Group, whose mission is to “Help Development Build Better Software Faster.” His team is responsible for Agile Practice Thought Leadership, coaching teams in the use of Agile practices, and championing the organization change aspects of Agile development. His team interacts with project teams, all levels of technology management, and industry experts. In this presentation, Tom will introduce KeyCorp’s technology environment, describe the Agile development at KeyCorp, and discuss how Agile Software Development enable what motivates developers.

Tom Seffernick is a 1986 Graduate of BGSU’s Computer Science program, and a 1993 graduate of Cleveland State University with a MBA in Marketing. The last 17 years of his career have given him experience in Project Management, Process Development & Management, Quality Management, Project Portfolio Management, Software Measurements, and recently Scrum & Agile Development Practices.

Sponsored by BGSU ACM student chapter.