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LAAPLN Chapter’s Quarterly Networking Event and Wine/Hor’Dourves Reception!

Please join us for professional networking, drinks and hor'dourves as we hold the last quarterly networking event of 2010.  With the rapid rise of visualization on Agile projects, we are so excited to have Kortney Storms, iRise’s Senior Manager of Enterprise Solutions as our keynote speaker.

Presentation: Use of Visualization in Agile Projects

Early Bird Registration until 11/31/2010: $5. After 11/31/10: $10. Registration Fee covers admission, hor'dourves, wine, and non alcoholic drinks.

Event Cost (for walk-ins): $15. Only cash or check will be accepted at the door.


Culver Events Center
11948 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066

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6:00 PM to 6:45 PM:

Registration, Drinks and Hor'dourves, Seating

6:45 PM to 7:00 PM: Welcome - Mark Layton, LA APLN Chapter Chair
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM: “Visualization and Agile: How to get to market twice as fast as you do today.”
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM: Q & A
8:30 PM + Networking Reception

Speaker’s Background.

Kortney Storms is senior manager, Enterprise Solutions, for iRise.   His responsibilities include pre-sales technical account management and post-sales customer relationship management for iRise customers. He is teamed with a Enterprise Solutions director to support sales of the iRise Enterprise solution and owns the technical aspects of the sales and support lifecycle.

Storms has over eight years of IT consulting experience.  His career began at Sterling Creek Software, a small, privately-held custom application development company in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he held several positions. In 2008, Storms founded Lacuna Consulting Group, where his experience in business analysis and software development, along with his discovery of iRise, allowed him to assist Fortune 500 companies and government entities with the integration of iRise into their existing processes, reducing rework and accelerating delivery.  In November 2010, Storms joined iRise.

Storms holds a bachelor of science degree from Indiana State University, and an MBA from the University of Indianapolis.  He and his wife, Jodi, and their two children, are currently in the process of relocating from Indianapolis, Indiana to San Francisco, California.  

Company Background

iRise is the only enterprise grade, real-time collaborative software definition platform on the market today.

By enabling global organizations to “test drive” and fully experience critical business systems early in the process, iRise is now an essential strategy to modernize systems, consolidate applications, cut cost, accelerate delivery and leverage global sourcing partnerships without the usual confusion and risk.iRise visualizations look, act and feel like the real thing, ensuring that everyone is literally on the same page.

Our products are being used today by tens of thousands of business analysts, project managers and user experience professionals at companies like General Motors, UPS, FedEx, BP, Haworth, Manpower, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center to quickly visualize complex business applications that are virtually indistinguishable from the final product.

Check out more information regarding iRise here.

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