On February 22 - 26, PSM will host a users' group meeting on Measurement: A Foundation for Affordable Solutions. Marc Jones, Director of Public Sector Outreach at CISQ and VP of Public Sector at CAST, will speak on Friday, February 26 at 8:30 a.m. and discuss best practices when establishing standards for objective application measurement and how to garner greater visibility to improve portfolio sustainability.

This workshop will provide the opportunity for users and measurement practitioners to share experiences in issue-driven measurement and learn how to more effectively evaluate Application Development and Maintenance (ADM) productivity through innovative software capabilities.

CAST is GOLD SPONSOR of the 4° edition of Information Technology Forum, event organized by Istituto Internazionale di Ricerca – IIR  on february 23th 2016 in Milan, Italy.

As part of CAST's Cyber Risk Series, CIOs and IT leaders across industries will gather in Chicago on February 23, 2016 at 8 a.m. for an exclusive breakfast to discuss the effect of cyber risk and security threats, and how new industry standards impact their organizations. High-performing executives will offer insights to identify the questions leaders should be asking CISOs, Enterprise Architects, DevOps and application service providers to make better, informed business decisions and improve outcomes.

CAMP IT Portfolio Management Conference focuses on providing real world experiences from fellow industry peers, designed to help IT professionals understand new technologies and discover best practices to make critical, strategic and tactical decisions for their enterprises.

On February 29 from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., CAST Senior Solution Specialist, Jean-Patrick Ascenci, will share the impacts and values of fact-based decision making by adding objective metrics into the traditional portfolio and application project management process. Additional topics of discussion include: introduction of code-level analysis in a complex application portfolio, prevention of cyber risk and managing technical debt. Jean-Patrick will provide real-life use cases to offer proactive insights for strategic planning and best practices for project execution.

On March 15th, the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) in cooperation with Object Management Group (OMG), Interoperability Clearinghouse (ICH), and IT Acquisition Advisory Council (IT-AAC) hosts an event discussing how to manage IT/cyber risk to increase the resiliency of software and software-intensive systems.