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Let me invite you to the Brewery!

Working on the principle that even I could organize an event in a brewery, we've decided the launch party for xProcess 2 should be at the old Whitbread Brewery in the City of London (see www.thebrewery.co.uk for more details of the venue). It's an historic old building and, in the hope that there could be something good stored down there, we're meeting in the Smeeton Vaults.

If you're in striking distance of the City I very much hope you'll join us for the event. Here are the details:

Date: Monday 24th April
Registration and coffee: 3pm
Programme:
3.30pm – 5pm followed by drinks reception and exhibition
Venue: The Brewery , Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4SD
Underground: 3 minutes walk from Moorgate or Barbican; 10 minutes walk from Liverpool Street or Bank. Come and hear about ground-breaking developments in xProcess for capturing and improving the processes behind your projects, and then supporting your whole team in estimating, planning, resourcing, scheduling and m…
Versioning and controlIt is worth noting that behind the xProcess workbenches used by the managers, process engineers, planners and participants on the teams there is an innovative distributed architecture that ensures all the changes made are shared throughout the team. Whether changes were made originally when the team member was connected to the network or temporarily working off-line, xProcess handles storing and merging changes as they arrive at the server and each distributed client. I'm beginning to wonder whether this particular aspect of xProcess is in fact the most important from the point of view of effective team management, even though it is probably the least conspicuous of its virtues.
Since documents and other artifacts can be included for management within the xProcess environment, the underlying architectureallows all project data to be safely managed and distributed with minimum intrusion for team members who simply experience that processes, plans and artifacts…