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SXSW Presenter Mark Layton Discusses Overtime, Defects, Project Slippage

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Platinum Edge, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mark C. Layton, the company’s founder and CEO, will be a featured presenter at the 2014 South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive conference.

AUSTIN, TX, March 07, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — Platinum Edge, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mark C. Layton, the company’s founder and CEO, will be a featured presenter at the 2014 South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive conference. His presentation will take place on Sunday, March 9, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

Mr. Layton’s presentation, titled “Racing in Reverse: The Quantitative Relationship Between Overtime, Defects and Project Slippage,” discusses the downsides of overtime as it relates to productivity, ways to accelerate projects, and using agile techniques to close the gap between defect introduction and defect identification. There will be many relevant applications to the process of game development.

Mark C. Layton, known globally as Mr. Agile , is an organizational strategist and PMI certification instructor with over 20 years in the project/program management field. He is the founder of Platinum Edge, Inc.–an organizational improvement company that supports businesses making the Waterfall-to-Agile transition. Mark holds MBAs from the University of California, Los Angeles, and the National University of Singapore; a B.Sc. (summa cum laude) in Behavioral Science from University of La Verne; and an A.S. in Electronic Systems from the Air Force’s Air College.

To learn more about Mark Layton or for information on the wide range of services offered by Platinum Edge, including Scrum Master Certification classes and Agile Coaching, please visit: https://platinumedge.com

About Platinum Edge, Inc.:
Platinum Edge, Inc. is a team of agile-focused MBAs, behavioral science experts and certification instructors who Audit, Train and Transform organizations to superior agile techniques to maximize return on investment. Platinum Edge offers multidimensional (strategic, financial, behavioral, operational) expertise in a single area – Agile-based enterprise transformation.

Contact:
Platinum Edge, Inc.
5318 East 2nd Street, Suite 704
Long Beach, CA 90803
866-652-9866