This talk covers Deliberate Practice in Software Development, a.k.a. the theory behind craftsmanship. Areas covered include nature vs nurture, the value of practice, & elements of deliberate practice.
In this presentation, David Hussman discusses the benefits of having a collection of coaches in scaling agility.
InfoQ and BayAPLN organized a panel comprised of the following Agile experts which answered questions from the audience: David Chilcott, Polyanna Pixton, David Hussman, Sue Mckinney, Pat Reed.
Scott talks about software craftsmanship represented by people responsible for their work, continuously learning, taking pride in their work, sharing knowledge and respecting professional standards.
Dave Thomas talks about expanding people's expertise in their domains of interest by not treating them uniformly as if they had the same amount of knowledge and level of experience.
At NFJS Venkat Subramaniam, author with Andy Hunt of "Practices of an Agile Developer," talked about some of the important technical and non-technical factors that contribute to project success.