Facilitating the Spread of Knowledge and Innovation in Professional Software Development

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Learn from the Mistakes of Others



Alison Lloyd examines some less-than-stellar occurrences in non-software fields, drawing out some ideas that she hopes will make software development a little less painful.


Alison Lloyd has worked in a lot of different fields, including (but not limited to): embedded software, book editing and proof-reading, helicopter aviation, technical theatrical and music production, education, start-up wrangling, recreational diving, construction and building maintenance, web development, arts & crafts, and professional slacking.

About the conference

ACCU is an organisation for anyone interested in developing and improving programming skills. ACCU welcomes everyone who is interested in any programming language. ACCU supports its members by hosting mailing lists, running a yearly conference, publishing journals and organising online study groups.

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Sep 04, 2015