PK:2019-11-16:ACP19 - Agile Conference Pakistan


Speakers

Madeeha Khan

Madeeha Khan

Madeeha Khan is Mentor, Trainer and a Coach both by Passion & Profession. She is committed to positioning Project Management as a Strategic Enabler for Business Excellence in current business world of Agility. Madeeha has been serving Information Technology, Telecommunications, Real Estate, Energy, and Hospitality sectors across Pakistan, Norway, United States of America for last 11 years. She...more

Shaheen Ur Rehman

Shaheen Ur Rehman

Program Manager at DPL-IT

Shaheen Ur Rehman is an experienced Product Owner with a demonstrated history of working in information technology and services industry. Shaheen possess MS in Software Engineering degree from CASE (UET Taxila) and is a champion in Agile and SCRUM framework....more

Wajih Aslam

Wajih Aslam

Wajih Aslam, with more than 12 years of experience in software development, is an expert in modern day agile techniques and quite experienced in implementing them at workplace to increase team performance and quality of product. Apart from having experience & certification in Scrum, Kanban, SAFe and Nexus frameworks, he also has hands-on experience in agile and automation tools. Wajih has an e...more

Mohsin Shahzad

Mohsin Shahzad

Mohsin has a vast experience in the field of software development and project management. His passion has been to develop new things, and coding and learning new technologies. Not only that Mohsin possess couple of PMP and scrum certifications, but he has also proven himself in various roles such as Scrum Master, Business Analyst, Agile Coach, etc. His main domain has been e-Learning & Educati...more

Ovais Habib Khan

Ovais Habib Khan

Ovais Habib is in the financial industry for more than two decades now. He has been associated with TPS which introduced first financial switch in Pakistan. Starting his career as a System Analyst, Ovais was given the opportunity to Head Technology and then the Operations and finally becoming the COO of the company. Ovais is an expert in Financial Transaction Processing, Switching and Middleware...more

Qamar ul Hassan

Qamar ul Hassan

Dr. Muhammad Qamar-ul-Hassan is a pioneer and award winning expert on “Personality TYPE and Its Applications” in Pakistan. He facilitates self-discovery, understanding of human differences for synergy, increased performance and optimal development and has introduced many Type based solutions for organizations, families and students like Know Yourself and Understand Others, Flex Talk, Flex Sell...more

Bakhtawar Mahmood

Bakhtawar Mahmood

General Manager at DBTV.Live

Bakhtawar Mahmood is the next generation leader, who has been responsible for organizational transformation at the Digital Broadcast Television as the General Manager. She is among the top 10 media management professionals in the country, who are changing the industry landscape with innovation and foresight in line with the fourth industrial revolution. Bakhtawar has an essential role in build...more

Majd Uddin

Majd Uddin

Sr. Manager Software Quality @ Bentley Systems

Majd is a power house of software quality assurance, with almost two decades of experience in the field of quality assurance, he is committed to build excellence in the software testing space in Pakistan. He is the director at PSTB (Pakistan Software Testing Board) and have been an active blogger and trainer as well. He is exceptional at people management and nurturing the software quality teams...more

Ahmed Jawad

Ahmed Jawad

Ahmed Jawad is a Director IT at MTBC, Inc. – a Unique Healthcare IT Company. Responsible for the management, strategy and execution of IT infrastructure for the company. Overseeing technical projects in alignment with organizational goals. Career started in 2011 as a “Software Tester” in the domain of Healthcare IT. Later on, professional growth exceled in the same domain of Healthcare IT...more

Rabia Babar

Rabia Babar

Experienced Director of Professional Services with a demonstrated history of working in the CMS industry. Skilled in Business Process, Project Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Account Management. Strong consulting professional with diverse experience with technical and business development. ...more

Dr. Zohaib Iqbal

Dr. Zohaib Iqbal

Director Offices of Research, Innovation, and Commercialization at FAST-NU, President PSTB...more

Faisal Tajammul

Faisal Tajammul

A Technology Enthusiast with over 16 years experience in Process Management, Team Management, System Analysis, Design and Development of products related to ECommerce, Payments, Retail, financial, Security, Smart Card, Biometric and Production based Systems. Managed fast paced companies to deliver quality products within tight deadlines. Experience of building new teams and departments. Spec...more

Waleed Riaz

Waleed Riaz

With more than a decade of experience, DPL has emerged as a leading IT services company in Pakistan. With its agile development model and competitive attitude, DPL has helped many public and private companies create lasting success. A unique culture and a perpetual hunger for cutting-edge technology makes DPL a beacon for specialists in the field. Personally it is my first home. A day in ...more

Bilal Mahmood

Bilal Mahmood

Managing Director for Constellation's Resource Centre - serving the ever-growing needs of our product divisions, while maintaining the quality of human resource teams developed. We have grown forty six-fold over the past nine years! ...more

Barkan Saeed

Barkan Saeed

CEO @ Vizteck

Over 8 years of experience working with startups in product design and development. Have extensive experience working with - Private Social Networking. - HealthCare Startups. - Ecommerce and mcommerce Startups. We help companies with - Choosing the right features for minimum viable product. - Creating intuitive user interface design. - Wireframing and prototyping the project. - Cod...more

Registration

Overview

Event Date Nov 16, 2019
Event Timing 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Event Venue Islamabad, Pakistan (View Map)
Event Type Open For All
Content includes the challenges faced in local industry during transformation from traditional to Agile (accept the change and make MVPs to deliver value to customer, observe other emotions and act accordingly to work in collective environment)

Sponsors

P@SHA P@SHA

(Event Partners)

Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT and ITES (P@SHA) was initiated by a number of software houses in an attempt to create a functional trade association for the IT industry in Pakistan. Aiming to protect the rights of its members; P@SHA lobbied with the government to initiate policies and create an environment that would attract more firms to join the industry. Over the course of the last fifteen years, P@SHA has broadened its scope to include other IT enabled services companies such as Internet Service Providers, Call Centers etc.

Today over three hundred and fifty companies are active members of P@SHA, thus demonstrating how in the long run P@SHA has achieved its aim to help firms establish themselves providing assistance to help them gain access to potential clients, locally and internationally.

P@SHA acts as a voice of the industry.Over the years it has dealt with issues that no company could manage single handedly; such as providing input on policies , legislation and incentives related to the industry, for organizations in the IT industry. Sponsored career events and salary surveys are also conducted regularly to assist in the growth of a dynamic sector.

P@SHA has made consistent efforts to ensure that the right policy frame works are employed for continued growth and development. The Government is also being encouraged to act as a facilitator in creating a certain consistency in growth rates. Efforts to promote Pakistan’s IT industry internationally are being channeled through trade and technical delegations sent to all corners of the world.

P@SHA has gained international recognition by having won several awards in the Asia Pacific ICT awards. Pakistani companies are involved in leading edge work, thereby helping the software; services and outsourced industry grow at an enormous pace.

Scrum Alliance Scrum Alliance

(Gold Sponsors)

Founded in 2001, Scrum Alliance® is the largest, most established and influential professional membership and certification organization in the Agile community. Scrum Alliance is a nonprofit association that has certified more than 750,000 practitioners worldwide. Its vision is to help “Transform the World of Work” with a mission to guide and inspire individuals, leaders, and organizations with practices, principles, and values that create workplaces that are joyful, prosperous, and sustainable. For more information, please visit scrumalliance.org.


Through Scrum Alliance, you have access to a world of learning and resources that will help you succeed with Scrum in the software development industry and beyond.

Zeropoint Zeropoint

(Gold Sponsors)

Zeropoint is a Belgian enterprise offering businesses a competitive advantage through off-shoring. It is well known that the search for the right skills in the European labor market is very difficult and very expensive. We have recruitment centers and creative work spaces in Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

We are actively searching for top-notch development talent in Pakistan. We are looking for people who do things independently, differently, who anticipate, observe the work and act upon it. Being part of Zeropoint.IT means working smartly and closely together with colleagues in Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Europe.

If you are determined, ambitious, optimistic and passionate about your job, Zeropoint.IT is the right place for you. Drop us your cv at hr@zeropoint.it

MTBC MTBC

(Platinum Sponsors)

MTBC is a healthcare information technology solution provider that offers physician practices a comprehensive product portfolio of fully integrated WebEHR, revenue cycle and practice management solutions and other related business services including transcription and data management.

Our entire product portfolio-along with native mobile applications-functions as a cohesive, single-database platform to help healthcare providers, improve their financial performance and ultimately transform their medical practice into a successful business enterprise.

We serve an expanding array of diverse healthcare entities and our clients are spread across the healthcare continuum -from single physician, medium sized practices to independent physician associations-which is a testament to the functionality and flexibility of our core solutions. We have partnered with a variety of healthcare organizations to extend our reach to 40+ states.

Our technological solutions and related business services can aid physician practices to cost-effectively and successfully meet regulatory challenges and prosper amidst a rapidly shifting healthcare industry environment.

Five River Solutions Five River Solutions

(Silver Sponsors)

FRS is an indie game developer and our games have been downloaded over 7.5M times across various platforms. A small but dedicated team achieve these num of downloads with in 2 year time span by creating original, awesome, fun games.

Media Clicks Media Clicks

(Silver Sponsors)

Imagination fumes our passion. We start our job by listening and finish by delivering. Our success lies in commitment we make and a commitment we give. This is who we are. This is what we do. Media Clicks will work with you to develop a brand that will be understood and trusted by your old and new customers alike. Media Clicks can assist at any stage throughout the brand development, initiation and marketing stages.

TPS Worldwide TPS Worldwide

(Gold Sponsors)

TPS is a leading provider of cards and payment solutions, powering digital payments for various commercial and central banks, telecoms, processors and financial institutions. Our customer base spans across the Middle East, South Asia, Africa and Europe and continues to increase across other regions.

Aiming at revolutionizing conventional banking, we excel in the planning and delivery of comprehensive digital payment solutions for banks and financial institutions. We are relentless in our pursuit of continuous innovation to provide leading payment solutions for issuers, acquirers, payment switches, multi-channel or online banking and alternative payment providers.

With our diverse experiences in cashless payment systems, we offer real-time payment capabilities enabling our clients to minimize time-to- market, unlock new revenue streams, reduce risks and control costs.

We are a trusted payment solution provider for more than 20 years. Our cutting-edge, future-proof payment solutions are synonymous with trust, reliability and scalability.
Discretelogix Pvt Ltd Discretelogix Pvt Ltd

(Gold Sponsors)

Established in 2006, Discretelogix is a technology oriented IT firm that provides wide range of software solutions to ever growing clientele across the globe. Discretelogix has 70+ team members and served more than 400 clients worldwide. We provide wide range of services to businesses and consumers across the globe, maintaining an unrelenting focus on quality service and customer satisfaction. We as a service providers listen to what you want to accomplish and work next to you to reach your goals. Through proven competencies in web development, mobile apps development, game development, web designing, eCommerce solutions, open source customization, strategy & branding and internet marketing, we help our clients to increase revenue, reduce costs, mitigate risk and drive profitability.

Elixir Technologies Elixir Technologies

(Gold Sponsors)

Elixir provides technology and services that help organizations improve communications to their members and customers by streamlining processes and reducing operational costs.


Founded in 1985, we have consistently provided state-of-the-art technology for creating and delivering correspondence. Today we continue that standard with Tango+, a collaborative Cloud-based platform used by business teams to generate customer communications. Tango+ is designed specifically to handle the strict requirements related to the content, data, and documents that highly regulated industries must follow. Healthcare payers, property and casualty insurance, and life and annuities insurance are among the industries we serve.


We are a company of diverse people who value human relationships. Our mission is to improve people’s lives in the way we do business, delivering value to customers through technology.


Elixir is a global company with offices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and headquarters in the United States.

Genetech Solutions Genetech Solutions

(Gold Sponsors)

Genetech is an expert in custom software development, mobile app development, as well as offshore resource augmentation. Using our exceptional agile experience and a highly knowledgeable team, we do one thing only: Focus on meeting your customers’ expectations of an innovative and digital experience.
Arbisoft Arbisoft

(Gold Sponsors)

Since 2007, companies around the world have relied on our technical expertise to develop their vision. From digital applications to insightful data solutions, we build it all with precision to engage your users and supercharge your business. We’re the perfect technology partner for enterprise to rapidly growing organizations ready to make an impact.

Women In Tech PK Women In Tech PK

(Community Partners)

WomenInTechPK is an initiative dedicated to provide growth opportunities to women technologists in Pakistan. It revolves around the mission of closing the gender gap, equal representation for women, providing access to networking and mentoring opportunities, and capacity building initiatives.

CXO Pakistan CXO Pakistan

(Community Partners)

Code Movement Code Movement

(Community Partners)

Code Movement is all about spreading awareness about coding and its scope. Our agenda is to unleash true potential of programming in Pakistan by leveraging skills of our schools & college students, university under grads & industry professionals and helping the next generation to excel in the world of Software Development.

Come. Learn. Serve.
Stippple Stippple

(Community Partners)

Stippple is an enterprise that aims to empower freelance designers by promoting their ideas, polishing their skillsets, and providing them with opportunities that adds to their development and growth. Stippple’s fundamental goal is to link freelance designers with the international design communities so, that Pakistani designers can globally emerge as tech leaders in the evolving technological world. For this very reason in the past 2 years, Stippple has linked with and hosted alongside international design communities such as, Glug, Sketch, Dribble, Over Flow, Fiverr, etc. to provide talented Pakistani designers a gateway to enter the global community and share their stories.

Because every DOT has a story.
Open Islamabad Open Islamabad

(Community Partners)

OPEN (Organisation of Pakistani Entrepreneurs) is the largest global network of Pakistani entrepreneurs and professionals around the world with chapters in 11 cities in 4 countries. OPEN Islamabad has been providing value to entrepreneurs and professionals including networking, mentoring and skill development.

Pakistan Software Testing Board Pakistan Software Testing Board

(Community Partners)

Pakistan Software Testing Board (PSTB) is dedicated to promotion of software quality/testing activities and standards in Pakistan. It is the Pakistan national member board of International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB). The prestigious forum oversees the accreditation of professional software engineers, trainers, and training institutes for ISTQB certifications and represent the interests of Pakistan within ISTQB.

Seerab Technologies Seerab Technologies

(Community Partners)

Seerab Technologies innovator of out of box ideas like “Seerab Maps” and “Seerab Hajj Maps”, winner of Pasha ICT awards 2018 and 2019, Uberpitch, Khadija Awards and many other offer consultancy, Training, and counseling in Geographical Information Science & Systems (GIS), Building Information Modeling (BIM), Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CAD) and Spatial Data Science (SDS), Data Analytic, Geo Analytic & Interactive Data Visualization. Seerab a reliable name partnered with many international and local organizations is perfect choice for all geospatial needs
DatumSquare DatumSquare

(Gold Sponsors)

Effectively managed by a professional team of IT experts, DatumSquare IT Services, founded in 2009, is an offshore software and development outsourcing firm based in Islamabad and Lahore, Pakistan.

DatumSquare provides cost-effective Information Technology solutions and services – Software and Applications Development, Web Design, Technical Resources management, Project Management, ERP Development, and Manpower outsourcing – to discerning clients globally.
DBTV Live DBTV Live

(Digital Media Partner)

Digital Broadcast Pvt. Limited (DBTV) is the first Internet TV in the South-Asian region. DBTV aims to disrupt the media landscape in the region with the mission of empowering citizens with information that can be translated into actionable knowledge. DBTV is also one of the first media entities in the region to deploy Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled newsroom. DBTV core values are Empathy and Compassion, which translate into building Trust in societies. DBTV content aims to reflect and inspire sentiments for global citizen responsibility using these core values.

DBTV caters to the growing need to change the content narration techniques and bring key stakeholders into the discussion to shape our futures.With the changing media consumption globally, there is a need to change the content narration techniques and to bring the key stakeholders into the discussions that shape our future. Pakistan is a nation of 208 million people with almost 83% between the age of 18-35 years.

We have launched Pakistan’s first Internet TV, which is also one of the first in the region. Digital Broadcast Television Pvt. Limited (DBTV), aims to disrupt the media landscape in the region. DBTV’s programming focus is future-oriented content that is research and evidence-based. Issues that impact the lives of global citizens, while connecting them with the local issues and context.
Zigron Zigron

(Gold Sponsors)

Zigron has been in business since 2006. Zigron is a US-based Company with offices in Pittsburgh PA and Northern VA. Zigron specializes in Cloud and SaaS based solutions, Big Data Analytics, New Platform/Product Development, Rich User Experience, User Experience Modernization/Unification and Advanced Data Visualization in Telecom/M2M/Networks and Healthcare IT.
Contour Software Contour Software

(Titanium Sponsor)

Contour Software, a PSEB, PASHA, KCCI & LCCI member, was founded in Karachi in 2010.


While groundwork for its inception started as early as 2008 in Toronto, with pilot projects performed by the parent company over an 18 month period in order to prove the concept, Constellation’s acquisition of a UK-based PLC culminated in the launch of Contour.


While the UK acquisition had had a small team in Karachi since 2007, Contour’s birth resulted in a rapid expansion to various other divisions' needs. What started with a dozen employees in Karachi, has grown to a 650 employee organization in less than 10 years, with offices in Karachi, Lahore & Islamabad.


Constellation Software Inc. was formed in 1995, and became publicly listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 2006. Constellation is a rapidly growing conglomerate of vertical market software (VMS) companies; each focused upon dominating its respective market niche. Constellation’s growth is based on a simple strategy: identify promising VMS firms; acquire them; and then integrate them into the Constellation family while building on their fundamental strengths to help them become world class organizations. Today, CSI is the largest Canadian software company by revenues and market cap, has out-performed the FAANG stocks since its IPO in 2006, and is acknowledged as the global Top Strategic Acquirer of Software companies, 2017 onwards.


Contour continues to seek out bright and experienced talent, to fuel our organic and inorganic growth-fueled requirements. Explore & Apply here: http://contour-software.com/careers/


Software for Life!

Open Source Foundation Pakistan Open Source Foundation Pakistan

(Community Partners)

Transforming Dreams into Development, Making Technology to Transform Education, Leading Youth to develop an Equal, Humane World through Technology.

A futuristic, innovative and evangelistic mindset is what has driven us to take the initiative of developing Open Source Foundation Pakistan (OSFP).

Our aim is to help our Youth lead us towards zenith of Technological world. We want to liberate the world from slavery of licensed software and clutches of few developers who want to minimize our potentials and mind flight. We strong believe that Technology can help us customize software according to our peculiar needs hence add value to indigenous knowledge, expertise and even traditions hence creating a world where diversity will be appreciated and zombies approach will be depreciated.
LIFT Pakistan LIFT Pakistan

(Community Partners)

In the light of JumpStart Pakistan’s vision to ignite an economic revolution, the primary hurdle to initiate the change process on a National scale is Pakistan’s deteriorating image among the Global Investors especially the Overseas Pakistanis. In order to support the Entrepreneurial activities in Pakistan, we need to win back the confidence of Overseas Pakistanis and other Global financial players by inviting them to visit Pakistan and showcasing our Startups that provide the investment opportunity in unique and contemporary ideas, the SMEs that are already producing revenue and creating jobs and have the potential to become the Enterprise Corporations as well as Universities that are focused on harnessing the human resource that feed the Startups, SMEs as well as Enterprise Corporations.

L.I.F.T Pakistan Conference is a platform designed specifically for showcasing Pakistan’s true assets i.e. Startups, SMEs and Universities that shape up the Entrepreneurial Eco System. We will bring together the most innovative Pakistani Startups with their Founders, the most successful Pakistani SMEs that have a proven market and financial track record and have the potential to increase their revenue manifold with the right exposure and resources, the HEC recognized and highly rated Universities along with their faculty, students, research professionals and management, the Pakistani Investors who have been investing with Startups and their case studies, the Overseas Pakistanis to play their key role in this movement, the Global Financial players to explore Pakistan as a safe market for their future investments and the Government officials of 80+ countries to witness Pakistan’s potential in becoming the next Economic Power in the Global arena.

The activities and event will be following by a full day Think Tank session with the National and Global Leaders to formulate the strategy to harness the immense potential of Pakistan through a sustainable entrepreneurial model.

DPL DPL

(Platinum Sponsors)

IMAGINEERS FOR A NEW DAY PIONEERS FOR A NEW WAY

Hungry, persistent and solution oriented, we are DPL: An “innovation-first” solutions provider specializing in Global IT Consulting, outsourcing and technology services for some of the best brands in the world.

Ben Da'ood Studios Ben Da'ood Studios

(Silver Sponsors)

In our team, we have the best creative talents that deal in the business of creating visual identity for companies; that helps them become a brand.

With the support of Photography, Video & Communication Design

We help you improve your market presence by managing your social media platforms through creative content.

What differs us from others is that most of our team consists of graduates/undergraduates of Visual communication design from National College of Arts. That means, no other company in Islamabad could promise this much of creative talent under one roof.

On Top Of That Team is lead by Post Grad. in Film & TV with more than 6 years of experience in the domain of advertising.