Speaking at Amman Arab University–Jordan



As part of the course “Software Engineering” at Amman Arab University, I’m speaking in the Information Technology Faculty on May 22, 2012.

This session will be about “Understanding ALM And Custom Development”, and the topics include:

1- The importance of Custom Development.

2- Understanding Application Lifecycle Management.

3- ALM Practices from the field.

If you’re interested in attending, contact Dr. Mohammed Nassar(moanassar@aau.edu.jo).


Speaking at Expotech Palestine (Again)



Last year, I spoke at the Expotech Conference in Palestine. They kindly invited me to speak again this year. The speaking tour will start on November 28 until the 1st of December and will take place in four universities in different Palestinian cities.

I will be giving talks about “Understanding Application Lifecycle Management and Custom Development”, “Understanding Cloud Platforms”, and “SharePoint Composite Development”.

So, if you are interested and it happens that you are in Palestine by then, you are more than welcome to join me at any of these events, I will be glad to see you there.

For more information about the schedule; click here.

Understanding ALM – Session Recap


First, thanks to everyone who attended Jordev session about “Understanding ALM And Custom Development”, here are some links and resources that will help you get along with this subject:

  1. David Chappell White Paper : “What is ALM ?”
  2. JordanRuns Central Site.
  3. Microsoft ALM Tools Site.
  4. Microsoft Jordan Tech Blog.
  5. How Do I? Videos for Visual Studio 2010.

Speaking at Jordan .NET User Group (Jordev)



I’ll be presenting at the Jordan .NET User Group (Jordan) in Amman – Jordan for their monthly meeting on Wednesday 06-April-2011.

The topic called “Understanding Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and Custom Development”, in this session I will talk about the ALM as a concept, in addition to the relation between the custom development and ALM, emphasizing the importance of ALM in development industry, in addition to some talk about the modern development processes, and Microsoft Products in this area.

Here is some useful links:

  1. The Event Registration
  2. Jordan Runs Web Site (The Umbrella of all the Jordanian User Groups).
  3. Jordan .NET User Group (Jordan) Facebook Group.