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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Organizations

Posted by Erwin van der Koogh  on  Dec 16, 2015 1 Posted by Erwin van der Koogh Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 16, 2015 1

Erwin van der Koogh discusses the habits that seem to stand behind successful organizations, Agile or not: simplicity, trust, cross-functional, autonomy, open, mastery, and customer focus.


Complexity Is Outside the Code

Posted by Jessica Kerr  on  Jan 18, 2015 Posted by Jessica Kerr Follow 2 Followers , Dan North Follow 2 Followers  on  Jan 18, 2015

Dan North and Jessica Kerr make a journey through complexity. At the other side we may find simplicity, or we may find the light at the end of the tunnel is just another oncoming ESB.


Keynote: 8 Lines of Code 

Posted by Greg Young  on  Jun 11, 2013 10 Posted by Greg Young Follow 14 Followers  on  Jun 11, 2013 10

Greg Young discusses eight lines of very common code finding in them massive numbers of dependencies and difficulties, looking for ways to get rid of them.


Simple Made Easy

Posted by Rich Hickey  on  Jun 20, 2012 Posted by Rich Hickey Follow 51 Followers  on  Jun 20, 2012

Rich Hickey discusses simplicity, why it is important, how to achieve it in design and how to recognize its absence in the tools, language constructs and libraries.

Architecture & Design Follow 2279 Followers

Simple Made Easy

Posted by Rich Hickey  on  Oct 20, 2011 24 Posted by Rich Hickey Follow 51 Followers  on  Oct 20, 2011 24

Rich Hickey emphasizes simplicity’s virtues over easiness’, showing that while many choose easiness they may end up with complexity, and the better way is to choose easiness along the simplicity path.


Simplicity, The Way of the Unusual Architect

Posted by Dan North  on  Nov 17, 2010 10 Posted by Dan North Follow 2 Followers  on  Nov 17, 2010 10

Dan North talks about the tendency of developers-becoming-architects to create complex systems. He argues for simplicity and offers strategies to extract the simple essence from complex situations.

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