Agile Portugal 2010. June 25-26


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TICE.PT — Portuguese Competitiveness and Technology Pole for Information and Communication Technologies, was formerly recognize by the Portuguese Government in 17 July 2009, within the scope of the Strategies for Collective Efficiency, financed by the Portuguese Strategic Reference Framework (QREN).

The TICE.PT vision is: Place Portugal, until 2020, as a World reference in the ICT — Information and Communication Technologies, Sector.

TICE.PT overall strategy for achieving the Vision: Build a concertation platform that involves and mobilizes the ICT Portuguese key actors, in the processes of innovation, R&D, technology transfer, advance professional training and qualification, production and commercialization of products and services, marketing and internationalization.


Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

ThoughtWorks is a global IT consultancy, with over 15 years experience in helping the world’s leading organisations imagine, create, test and deploy exciting, innovative software solutions that provide exactly what their business needs.

Our delivery methodology is the most efficient in the industry, combining Lean and Agile concepts with our own unique, transparent consulting and delivery processes. The software we create is elegant: uncomplicated, scalable and flexible. It is automatically tested and deployed with extremely low defect rates and support costs.

DevScope is a young, dynamic and experienced company, specialized in mentoring and development services. We are proud to be on the cutting-edge and helping Microsoft’s customers adopt the latest technologies. DevScope is an early adopter in many products and solutions, so, often is part of TAP (Technology Adoption Programs) and later on the “Beta” teams, to evaluate and test Microsoft’s products, before they are widely distributed in the market. It means customers reap the benefits of faster implementations, reduced risk, and significant cost savings. Collective experience and deep knowledge of Microsoft enterprise technologies helps our customers get the most out of their investments.

DevScope is Microsoft’s Gold Certified Partner.


PT Inovação, SA is the technology anchor for the Portugal Telecom Group and its centre of excellence, with over half a century’s worth of experience. We supply world-class technology to our customers, by blending Innovation and Knowledge (of technology and of the market) in the development of new products, in the implementation of new processes and in the creation of new markets. We’ve been capable of responding, with competence, to changing market dynamics, creating a competitive advantage for the companies in the PT Group.

Our business is to bring telecommunications technology to the market through the design and development of innovative and competitive solutions for mobile and fixed networks and the next generation of services and platforms. We have authored a series of success stories in both the national and international telecommunications markets, in the fields of Engineering, Management and Operations, by leading our 600 researchers and specialists in telecommunications technologies’ Team Spirit, Creativity, Innovation, Know-how, Dedication and Customer Oriented attitude into making the world of global communications accessible to an ever-increasing number of people, thus proving our commitment to the Digital Economy and the Information Society

ParadigmaXis specializes in the development and integration of software systems dedicated to the processing of spatio-temporal information. It develops high quality solutions, using software engineering best practices and reusing standard components. The combination of eXtreme Programming, Software Reuse, Object-Orientation and Literate Programming, is crucial for the success of the solutions that it develops. Amongst its clients is the Nato Consultation Command and Control Agency (NC3A), for which it is developing components for NATO’s command and control system.

Strongstep is a company specialized in software engineering that contributes to the improvement of software quality in the world Our action is based on pragmatic principles of efficiency and excellence, supported by an experienced team, by the use of best practices and with established partnerships with worldwide reference institutions.

We help organizations in the improvement of their software development processes through the implementation of practices that address people, processes and tools, taking a pragmatic and results-oriented approach.

We want to induce a change in your organization. This will represent a step with a strong, sustainable and innovative focus – a strong step!

Efacec Automation, through the development of its own advanced technology and the expertise gained through over 30 years of system implementation experience, focuses on engineered solutions for the control and management of electric power networks. Based upon a philosophy of innovation and differentiation, Efacec Automation continually demonstrates a strong integration capability, supported by the diverse technological competencies acquired through our long history.

The Automation Business Unit operates globally, with worldwide activities in its Strategic Markets making use of local production, engineering, technical support and commercial assets, according to the needs of each specific market.

We provide a range of innovative, flexible and versatile products and solutions, whose performance and reliability are field-proven. From enhanced 3D distribution network visualization, to self-healing feeder technology and advanced substation automation solutions featuring IEC 61850 communications — our hardware, systems and advanced applications are providing the foundation for Smart Grid installations around the world.


Agile Alliance The Agile Alliance serves the global Agile community. With more than 5557 members located around the globe, the it is driven by the values and principles of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. We support those who explore and apply Agile principles and practices to make the software industry productive, humane, and sustainable.

FEUP Agile Portugal will be held at Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP). Issued from the Academia Politécnica, which was founded in 1837, FEUP is a leading institution of international reputation whose achievements in research and teaching have established itself in the forefront of the universities of engineering.

The new Informatics Engineering Department (DEI), at the Faculty of Engineering – University of Porto, proposes to follow its mission through the following two main issues:

  • M1. To provide knowledge in computer science, at an international level, in wich concerns scientific, technical, ethical and cultural trends;
  • M2. To promote Research and Development work for the advancement of Computer science and to support good practices on Informatics Engineering activities.

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