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SBIOI April 18
th

Ryan Lemire, Executive Director

Ryan.Lemire@geocent.com

843
-
609
-
8868

Centered on Solutions

Who we are?


Small Business


Focused on Software Development and
System Engineering


Voted #1 Small Business to work at in South
Carolina (2012)


Prime Contractor on CASI MAC N65236
-
12
-
D
-
4850 (5.4 managed contract)


What we do?

Capabilities

Software
Dev

& Information
Technology

Analytics

System Engineering &

Technical Support


Built Themis for CDCA C5ISR Conference

The Problem

Asking Questions At the C5ISR Conference


Traditionally Used Microphones


Can be intimidating


Often become sales pulpit

Thank you for taking my
question...first let me tell you
all about me and my
company…BLAH
BLAH

BLAH…5
mins

later…


”Where do you see your
dept

in 5 years”

Solutions?


Needs to be anonymous



Paper slips takes too long /hard to
read handwriting



Most people have smart phones...



Any free apps out there?



Twitter? #
couldwork

#
backupplan



Commit!


We had 2 weeks


Really only had nights and weekends


Geocent specializes in Agile/Scrum
Dev


Just need some volunteers!


Build it!

Backlog

Dev

CI

Code repo

Deploy

Google Docs

Java / Eclipse

GitHub

Jenkins

Apache Tomcat

Test / Defects


Followed Agile Concepts


Used only what we needed


Didn’t waste time talking about “True Agile”


Leveraged Open Source tools


Distributed team NOLA/Chas


used Skype to collaborate




Go Live!


Deployed the final code at 0300 before the conference


Capable of polling twitter


Ran for 3 straight days


180 Questions Processed

Outcome


Spawned a new virtual Org in
Geocent
www.geocentlabs.com



Themis has been used at SBIOI,
C5ISR, and AFCEA events for 2
years



We had a lot of fun building it!


Give your people the freedom to innovate!…success
will follow

Geocent, LLC

Ryan Lemire

Ryan.Lemire@Geocent.com

843
-
609
-
8868

Lowcountry

Innovation Center

1535 Hobby Street, Suite 103

North Charleston SC

SPAWAR Prime Contract:

CASI


N65236
-
12
-
D
-
4850


SPAWAR Subcontracts:

All kinds of pillars