Martin Fowler keynotes on the importance of building a healthy social environment where software development can thrive. Part 1 of this presentation: www.infoq.com/presentations/workflow-refactoring
David Pollak discuss the strategic goals for Visi – a language for spreadsheets - and how this language and its environment can create cultural structures designed to grow its community.
Mark Phillips discusses 3 types of distributed systems and how they run them at Basho: Computer Systems, Communities, and Companies.
Rachel Davies believes there is not one Agile solution for everybody, but rather each team should learn how to evolve their own methods and process that fit to their environment.
Brion Vibber discusses the challenges of working with user communities, social bottlenecks, scalability of software vs communities, new approaches to scaling communities, and remaining challenges.
Jay Parikh will discuss various aspects of the software and systems that make up the Ning platform. Ning powers over 500,000 social networks and is one of the fastest growing Internet sites.
Part history, part vision, this keynote by Mitch Kapor looks at disruptive technologies in computing and applies lessons learned to outline a possible future for the Web.
At Gluecon 2009, Josh Elman discussed the Facebook platform and how it supports the creation of social networks, including the "social stack:" identity, social graph, and sharing.
This presentation explores the radical evolution in political technology 2004-2008 and how political start-ups built innovative social applications that raised $1/2 billion and elected a President.
Sonali K. Shah talks about innovations produced by community users. Contrary to the general perception, most innovations are not created by firms but by individuals.
InfoQ.com is a web app/portal implemented with the latest in portal technology and web development. This session shows the good, the bad, and the ugly of building InfoQ.com in all layers.
Zed Shaw talks about Mongrel and its impact. For companies, the talk contains valuable information about Dos/Don'ts when interacting with open source teams.