The Value Proposition for Agility–A Dual Perspective
Oct 18, 2012
Hakan Erdogmus and John Favaro explain why agility is good and when. They associate agility with flexibility which can lead to a better but more costly decision making process.
Panel: On the Impact of Software
Michiel van Genuchten
Oct 12, 2012
Les Hatton, Clive King, Paul Good, Mike Andrews and Michiel van Genuchten (moderator) discuss the impact of software engineering on our lives.
Software’s Hidden Clockwork: A General Theory of Software Defects
Sep 27, 2012
Les Hatton theorizes the possibility to predict the number of defects in software systems based on the observation that such systems have properties independent of why, how or who implemented them.
Theory Meets Reality: Managing IT Systems at the Greek Ministry of Finance
Sep 21, 2012
Diomidis Spinellis discusses measures, methods, tools and techniques used in a fight against widespread tax evasion, bureaucracy, fraud and corruption in Greece.
Technical Debt, Process and Culture
Sep 10, 2012
Michael Feathers advices on creating an organizational process and culture that can enhance software development in a way that reduces technical debt.
Accruing Technical Debt: Practical Decision-Making and Its Business Relevance
Sep 07, 2012
Christof Ebert discusses technical debt including a Netscape vs. IE case study and provides a framework with practices for managing technical debt.