Ranata Johnson is recognized for her passion and commitment to delivering better software faster. Her experience in the area of software engineering and management practices, with emphasis on software quality engineering and Agile/Scrum has lead teams to produce high quality software products that exceed customer expectations. Her interests focus on implementing configuration management, test management, and testing, reviews and inspections practices, ensuring successful customer support and system installations, and understanding and implementing good software engineering practices which includes agile/scrum implementation. She also manages and promotes the software engineering capability, and leads the agile efforts for the laboratory, participates in and facilitates process improvement teams, and provides training to line/project staff on the software engineering best practices.
Ranata currently participates in the GAO agile standards working group to help the government understand how to successful assess agile projects. She has previously sat on the board for the IEEE Software Engineering Standards as Secretary, the IEEE Configuration Management working group, and American Society for Quality Control (ASQC) as Secretary and Education Chair.
B. S., Computer Science, Chico State University
Certification, West Coast University in Configuration Management