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President's Service Award for Excellence


Michele Ng at an outreach event

Michele Ng, UBC CS's Special Projects Coordinator, has won the UBC President's Service Award for Excellence, for her incredible and tireless work with industry, alumni relations and student outreach. Congratulations, Michele!

More information on the award is available on the UBC News website.

Software Development Productivity - Why it's Important and Why it's Too Hard (Speaker: Peter Smith)

Date: 
Saturday, May 28, 2011 | 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: 
UBC Point Grey Campus (Rm 205, Student Union Building)


Abstract: All software companies strive to be productive. They want to produce more features in less time, with fewer bugs. Numerous techniques exist for improving productivity, but many of them are considered too hard to adopt and simply get thrown out before being tried. In this lecture, we'll examine why many productivity improvements fail, largely due to the financial bottom line, but also due to the organization's overwhelming focus on their other goals.

Kanban: Visual Feedback and Incremental Improvement (Speaker: Chris Simmons)

Date: 
Thursday, April 7, 2011 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Rm C225, UBC Robson Square

Map: https://robsonsquare.ubc.ca/find-us/

RSVPMichele Ng

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