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Six Decades of Software Engineering



Mary Poppendieck covers some of the early principles behind great software engineering that are as true today as they were a half century ago, and some mistakes made that do need to be repeated.


Mary Poppendieck is a popular writer and speaker, and coauthor of the book Lean Software Development: an Agile Toolkit, which was awarded the Software Development Productivity Award in 2004. She also authored Implementing Lean Software Development, Leading Lean Software Development: Results are Not the Point, and The Lean Mindset: Ask the Right Questions.

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Dec 18, 2020