Facilitating the Spread of Knowledge and Innovation in Professional Software Development

Write for InfoQ


Choose your language

InfoQ Homepage Presentations The Value Proposition for Agility–A Dual Perspective

The Value Proposition for Agility–A Dual Perspective



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.


Hakan Erdogmus is a researcher, educator, and consultant based in Ottawa, Canada, an adjunct professor at the University of Calgary's Department of Computer Science, and editor in chief emeritus of IEEE Software. John Favaro is a consultant based in Pisa, Italy, and associate editor of IEEE Software in the management area.

About the conference

With nearly 85,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading organization of computer professionals. Founded in 1946, the Computer Society is the largest of the 38 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The Computer Society is dedicated to advancing the theory, practice and application of computer and information processing technology, and is known globally for its computing standards activities.

Recorded at:

Oct 18, 2012