Steve Vinoski discusses innovation and product life cycles, how they affects the market and someone’s products, and what one should know in order to succeed in a very competitive landscape.
Diomidis Spinellis discusses measures, methods, tools and techniques used in a fight against widespread tax evasion, bureaucracy, fraud and corruption in Greece.
Don Reinertsen proposes addressing uncertainty not by considering it harmful nor by embracing it but by efficiently reducing it in the context of the economic laws governing the software dev process.
Mike Amundsen explores a way of designing hypermedia APIs based on messages instead of URIs, plus documenting, extending, versioning and registering hypermedia designs.
Chris Matts discusses ways of learning - Kolb’s Circle of Learning, Meme Wombling, Hangover – with a focus on the cycle starting from Unconscious Incompetence to Conscious Competence.
Wim Bast introduces Declare, a new declarative, functional OO language, demoing some of its main features.
Colin Jones discusses applying the SOLID OOP principles to Clojure programming in order to create systems that are easy to change.
Philip Wadler discusses second-order quantification, from its inception in the symbolic logic of Frege through to the generic features introduced in Java 5, touching on aspects of faith and evolution.
Joe Kuemerle demoes using AOP to separate some of the concerns –logging, exception handling, security, etc. - from a codebase.
Sam Hamilton discusses the technological, architectural and organizational changes an organization goes through in the process of upgrading its software stack without interrupting daily business.
Jodi Moran discusses achieving sustainable speed through: iterate and automate, use commodity technology, analyze and improve, build services, create a high-speed culture.
Dan North engages the audience into a discussion about the tradeoffs involved in making decisions regarding the team composition, development style, architecture, and deployment solutions.