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Agilists and Architects: Allies not Adversaries Presentation



As Agile becomes more accepted, concerns from architecture groups are increasing. Traditional ways that architects engage with development groups conflict with Agile methods. This talk describes ways that Agile methods can benefit architects, addresses concerns architects express about agile, and proposes ways that architects and agile development teams can become allies.


Martin Fowler is an author, speaker, consultant and general loud-mouth on software development. Rebecca Parsons has more than 20 years of application development experience in industries ranging from telecommunications to emergent internet services.

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QCon is a conference that is organized by the community, for the community.The result is a high quality conference experience where a tremendous amount of attention and investment has gone into having the best content on the most important topics presented by the leaders in our community. QCon is designed with the technical depth and enterprise focus of interest to technical team leads, architects, and project managers.

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Jun 25, 2009