Jim McCarthy keynotes on the importance of a proper agile culture within organizations, providing examples from his own experience.
Jim McCarthy led the creation one of the great Microsoft teams, the Visual C++ team. Jim wrote Dynamics of Software Development from Microsoft Press (1995, 2006). His approach and observations formed the basis of Microsoft Solutions Framework and were a catalyst for and a progenitor of the Extreme and Agile programming movements. Jim partners with his wife, Michele, to run McCarthy Technologies.
The inaugural Agile Singapore Conference was themed around Producing Software, Professionally. Speakers included Jim McCarthy, David Hussman, Kent Beck, Tom Gilb, Kevlin Henney and Bas Vodde who hosted some of the 26 talks and workshops during the two day event.