Software Value Management

Software Value Management - Course Listings
Course Details:

A successful organization makes IT decisions based on value. The Software Value Management class introduces the concepts needed for internal value measurement and decision-making. The class features customized lecture and hands-on exercises that provide the basic understanding of a value measurement program. The course consists of a series of half-day training modules:

  • Value Visualization Framework
  • Kanban Value Flow Simulation
  • Assigning Business Value in Agile
  • Planning Poker

This class is ideal for a CIO who needs or wants to introduce business value-based decision making into the software development process. Uniquely, the half-day Software Value Management training modules provide a practical starting point for the introduction of business value-based decision making.

If you wish to have an on-site training class at your location, please contact Tony Manno at 610-829-9122. More information on the class is available here.


Mike Harris
Mike Harris is CEO and President of DCG Software Value. He is an internationally recognized author and speaker on a range of topics related to the Value Visualization of IT. He is also a Certified Scrum Master and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program Consultant. His full bio is available here.

Tom Cagley
Tom Cagley is the Vice President of Consulting with DCG Software Value. He is a certified Scrum Master and a Certified Function Point Specialist (CFPS). Tom has worked with a variety of clients, across industries, to effectively start and improve software metrics and estimation-related initiatives. He runs a popular blog on Software Process and Measurement, as well as a website, the Software Process and Measurement Cast (SPAMCast). His full bio is available here.


Group discounts are available for all classes if an organization sends 3 or more individuals. See below for pricing. If you are interested in registering for the class via the discount, please contact Tony Manno at 610-829-9122.

Terms and Conditions:

Should we need to change dates, locations or cancel a class, registrants will be notified at least two weeks prior to the class start date. Registrants will have the option to transfer to another class or receive a full refund.

April 11, 2017
Software Value Management (Denver)
Denver, CO

Dates: April 11-12
Cost: $1,195 (Group Discount: $1,170 for 3+)
Instructor: Tom Cagley
Duration: 2 days; 9:00am - 5:00pm


Contact Tony Manno to register with the 
Group Discount 
at 610-829-9122.

September 18, 2017
Software Value Management (London)
London, UK

Dates: September 18-19
Cost: £795 (Group Discount: £770 for 3+) - Price excludes VAT
Instructor: Mike Harris
Duration: 2 days; 9:30am - 5:30pm


Contact Tony Manno to register with the 
Group Discount 
at 610-829-9122.

"It's frustrating that there are so many failed software projects when I know from personal experience that it's possible to do so much better - and we can help." 
- Mike Harris, DCG President

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