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Research Triangle, NC Pragmatic Practitioners

Is there any organization or group of people in the Triangle area that meet and share best practices for development and/or managing the software development process.

I know about the Triangle .Net users group already - this is a little too low level technology focused to me.  Are there any others?

Does anyone recommend the Project Management Institute (PMI)?  How about a group within an IEEE software chapter or something?

Any help appreciated in finding like-minded people in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area who wish to discuss any manner of topics of how to run good software development organizations...



Rick Watson
Thursday, January 8, 2004

I just did a Google search and found the following page:
It lists which sounds close to what you are looking for. 

I've never met with any of these groups.  I just wanted to reply to a fellow Triangle software professional.  :)  Are the any others that read Joel on Software?

Thursday, January 8, 2004

I don't know the NC area, but there's a Raleigh group run by Andrew Hunt.

Brad Wilson (
Thursday, January 8, 2004

Hey, there's other JOS readers from the Triangle!  Nice!

Here's a group that I haven't personally attended, but I know several people who have.

Thursday, January 8, 2004

At the risk of turning this into a "me too!" thread .... well, me too!  I'm a regular JOS reader living and working in Cary.

I don't know of any groups like you mentioned, and while I'd be interested, I just don't have time for something like that.  Between work, family and a side project, my hours are accounted for.

That's why the JOS forum is so great for me.  It's my software development discussion group.  I read it daily and post occasionally.

Thursday, January 8, 2004

another Me Too....I'm close enough...down in Wilmington.

Friday, January 9, 2004

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