"You Thought it was Easy: Wrestling Gold from Today's Software Projects." The benefits of Agile are many, the implementation is easy, and the problems are daunting. Ken Schwaber, Senior Consultant, Cutter Consortium & Chairman of the Agile Alliance, discusses the obstacles to wresting the gold from today's software projects. (IT Conversations audio from SDForum Agile Summit.)
(Audio from IT Conversations) Kent Beck, pioneer of eXtreme Programming, delivers the keynote presentation at the Developer Testing Forum.
For three centuries scientists have looked to mathematics to understand how nature works -- and to create the foundations for technology. But based on his surprising discoveries about simple computer programs, Stephen Wolfram, creator of Mathematica and author of A New Kind of Science, has developed a radically new approach. From the IT Conversations and SDForum Distinguished Speaker Series.
Tim O'Reilly: "Watching the Alpha Geeks" -- people whom more traditional marketing analysts might call "lead users" -- can give insights into the future directions of technology, gaps in existing products, and new market opportunities.
This presentation is from the IT Conversations archives of the SDForum Distinguished Speaker Series.