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Friday, May 6 • 8:45am - 9:45am
Technical Excellence: You Need it

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Extreme Programming with its provocative name, got people’s attention in 1999. It is based on sound technical practices. Why do so few agile teams employ engineering practices that support the tight iterative cycles of Agile and Scrum? The creators of Scrum expected the continuous improvement cycle to pull engineering practices into teams once the cycle revealed the problems of poor product quality, hard to change code, wasted time debugging, long stabilization efforts and the ever growing burden of manual test. This talk will cut through the mystery and show why we should all strive for Technical Excellence.


Speakers
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James Grenning

Wingman Software
James Grenning trains, coaches and consults worldwide bringing modern technical and management practices to embedded systems development. He is the author of Test-Driven Development for Embedded C (http://wingman-sw.com/tddec). He invented Planning Poker, and participated in the creation of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. His website is http://wingman-sw.com.


Friday May 6, 2016 8:45am - 9:45am
Ballroom Eagle Crest Conference Center & Resort