Demetrius Austin has studied Computer Science, Organizational Management, Object-Oriented and Database Design throughout his professional career. He has held positions such as software developer, Sr. Technical Consultant, Development/Test Manager and currently Director of Software Engineering with engineering organizations delivering software solutions in the hospital administration, business reporting and analytics domains for the past 20 years. Since 2002, Demetrius has been in Engineering Management with Microsoft Corporation and recently (7/2008) BizNet Software Inc., leading highly productive teams with both agile and waterfall methodologies.
In 2005, Demetrius and his teams adopted Scrum and improved on already highly successful delivery of products/solutions with 200+ data integration components and software applications released into the market place with the largest application and data integration framework being released in early 2008. Currently, Demetrius is introducing Scrum to his new organization in order to bring the immediate benefits of accountability and insight into the development cycle.
"In order to deliver, you must have insight and accountability built in. That's what Scrum gives you."