Presentation: "Are Agilists the Bonobos of Software Development?"

Time: Thursday 16:30 - 17:30

Location: Trifork Headquarters

Abstract: The chimpanzees and the bonobos are the animals whose genetic make-up is closest to that of human beings, but their ?cultures? (and, yes, these animals definitely have well-defined cultures) are very different. The chimpanzees are aggressive, and operate in a strict, alpha-male-dominated hierarchy, while the bonobos are gentle and promiscuous! What sort of tie-could this have for those of us who favor agile development over plan-driven?
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Ph.D. Linda Rising, Global Presenter

Ph.D. Linda  Rising

Linda Rising has a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in the field of object-based design metrics and a background that includes university teaching and industry work in telecommunications, avionics, and strategic weapons systems.

An internationally known presenter on topics related to patterns, retrospectives, agile development approaches, and the change process, Linda is the author of numerous articles and four books---Design Patterns in Communications, The Pattern Almanac 2000, A Patterns Handbook, and Fearless Change: Patterns for Introducing New Ideas, written with Mary Lynn Manns.

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