Melvin Perez
Melvin Perez

About your instructor

Melvin Pérez-Cedano is a Senior Fellow at Construx Software where he provides training and consulting services that help organizations and individuals to successfully adopt agile development processes and practices. Melvin has a history of transforming dysfunctional and immature organizations into performance and quality-oriented environments. He has an outstanding background and leadership in promoting and implementing company-wide initiatives for adopting software development processes, practices, tools and standards across the entire software development life cycle. He is also experienced in architecting and leading the development of commercial and custom software applications. Melvin co-founded CAM Informática, one of the largest software providers in the Dominican Republic, where he ran the technical division for 14 years.

Melvin has a Master of Science degree in Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). He also completed a Ph.D. coursework at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). He is an IEEE Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP), a Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), and Professional Scrum Developer (PSD). He is bilingual in English and Spanish. He has lectured extensively throughout the Americas and is a former IEEE Distinguished Lecturer for Latin America.

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Melvin’s courses

Developer Testing Boot Camp

See how to plan and carry out an efficient and effective developer testing strategy. Avoid common testing pitfalls, and learn to determine how much developer testing is enough.

Duration: 7h 02m

Agile Practices for Developers

Learn to work effectively in a team using any of the leading Agile development approaches in order to deliver high-quality, valuable, working software frequently while accommodating changing requirements.

Duration: 6h 44m

Agile Release Planning

As teams become competent in the nuts and bolts of Scrum, they still need to answer questions like “What am I going to get?” and “When am I going to get it?” This course describes a lightweight seven-step process for doing effective—and appropriate—Agile planning at the release and project levels.

Duration: 2h 57m