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1 School of something FACULTY OF OTHER School of Computing FACULTY OF ENGINEERING Leeds Source-IT: Student Introduction Royce Neagle and Alison Marshall For further information see

2 Why Leeds Source-IT? Inquires from both external companies and internally Address market need Develop links with Industry Leeds Source-IT Piloted 2008: Remit Chance to apply knowledge and skills in programming and earn good money (better than McDonalds/Bar?) No impact on University study: 5hrs/week (Max) Further develop enterprise skills PDP including gain valuable programming experience for CV... (+ more) Leeds Source-IT SCHOOL OF COMPUTING

3 Whats Next? Introduction and application session: 7 th 4pm (ALL) Filling out forms :-) Application to Consultancy Pool Last year consultants, please complete form Workshop (TBA) Filling out more important forms :-) Contracts, etc. Supported/Funded Consultation within School and Faculty University of Consulting Leeds. White Rose Enterprise CETL and Faculty of Engineering E&KT Innovation Programme (ICE PICK) Further information: Leeds Source-IT SCHOOL OF COMPUTING

4 What do you get from Source-IT? Opportunity to work on real projects individually or in teams Working under the protection of the University Valuable experience to add to your CV Developing enterprise skills through experience £17 per hour (Max 5 hrs/week on average) paid on a task basis and on completion Real experience working in an Agile project development environment. Leeds Source-IT SCHOOL OF COMPUTING

5 What does Source-IT expect from you? Commitment, Responsibility and Honesty Keeping to your 5 hrs/week average Not letting it affect your degree Keeping projects up-to-date, maintaining Redmine Taking responsibility for yourself and the project Time Management and Organisational Skills Turning up to meetings prepared and on time Able to time manage yourself Good Communication Skills Able to present yourself and projects in a professional manner with clients, management and peers. Leeds Source-IT SCHOOL OF COMPUTING

6 Consultants Pool How does it work? Leeds Source-IT SCHOOL OF COMPUTING Application Consulting Leeds HR Source-IT REDMINE Project YellowProject Red Specification Requirements SVN/ GIT Advertise Apply Select £ Completion & Sign off

7 Projects in Source-IT? Leeds Source-IT SCHOOL OF COMPUTING t Requirement 2 Requirement 3 Requirement 4 Requirement 5 Requirement 1 Requirement 6 Requirement 7 Requirement 8 Bug 1 Bug 2 Milestone 1Milestone 2

8 Demo As a consultant... we expect you to keep your projects and content management completely up-to-date Leeds Source-IT SCHOOL OF COMPUTING

9 Project Commitments and Responsibilities Group Project Time Commitments Completing requirement if committed 15min once a week for update arranged within each project team (Room 9.11g) – Not to be late/missing What you have done, what you are going to do next Client Update Meetings to be arranged at milestones – when organised Group Project Responsibilities Completing test procedures Keeping promises on delivery of requirements Informing management if there is a problem Leeds Source-IT SCHOOL OF COMPUTING

10 Responsibility and Teamwork There were four people called Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. There was an important job to be done. Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that because it was Everybody's job. Everybody thought Anybody could do it but Nobody realised that Everybody wouldn't do it. It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done. Leeds Source-IT SCHOOL OF COMPUTING

11 Current and Future Source-IT Work Internal University Research Projects / External Projects Projects Current Web applications Pinax/Django with Python GWT with Java (and some PHP) Drupal with PHP PHP application Applications Windows: Processing and visualising electrical meters Windows: Medical visualisation application Possible (Porting VB6 to.NET Framework) Documentation Technical Specification / User Specifications Leeds Source-IT SCHOOL OF COMPUTING

12 Workshop Project Management in Team Software Projects Understanding Commercial Issues for an IT Consultancy Business 2 hours plus tasks Leeds Source-IT SCHOOL OF COMPUTING

13 Register for Workshop now if you are a new consultant. A computer is not required, however, if you are able: Bring a laptop Leeds Source-IT SCHOOL OF COMPUTING


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