Facilitating the Spread of Knowledge and Innovation in Professional Software Development

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We Are No Engineers



Jim Benson develops the idea that software is not engineered, and it is better done collaboratively by a communicative team using Agile and Kanban methodology and tools.


Jim Benson started his current company, Modus Cooperandi, in 2007, helping The World Bank, NBC Universal, The United Nations UNDP and UNEP, The Library Corporation, Comcast and others find collaborative solutions, identify and implement improvements, and create more innovative cultures. Jim is also the creator of “Personal Kanban,” a lean process used to manage knowledge

About the conference

Code PaLOUsa is a two-day software development conference to be held March 16 and 17, 2012 at the Marriott Louisville in downtown Louisville, KY. The conference is designed to cover all aspects of software development regardless of technology stack. We will have sessions revolving around Microsoft, Java, and other development platforms; along with the sessions on higher level topics that are platform agnostic. The conference schedule will feature presentations from well-known professionals in the software development community. There will be fifty-five hour-long presentations and panel discussions, plus a keynote each morning of the event.

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Oct 15, 2012