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How to fail a software project fast and efficiently?

A session at JDD 2012

Friday 26th October, 2012

9:00am to 9:50am (WMT)

Software development is an industry that has been around for a little bit more than 50 years. There are a lot of really smart people working in this industry. How is it possible that these smart people are so good at failing? How can we as an industry continue year after year with failing or really slow development?

The answer is embarrassingly easy, we tend to apply methods and techniques we don’t understand or that don’t bring any value.

There are many anti patterns that can be applied to software projects.

They tend to fall into these categories:

Architectural
Development
User interface
Organisational
Management

We will look at a selection of these anti patterns and see why they are so bad and the problems they contribute with.

Just looking at bad examples may be depressing. But if you can identify a bad example in your own project or product then you have a chance to do something about it. Understanding and accepting that you have a problem is always the first step to fix it.

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Thomas Sundberg

Sigma, Consultant, Software developer, Obsessed with automation bio from Twitter

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JDD 2012

Poland Poland, Krakow

25th26th October 2012

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Time 9:00am9:50am WMT

Date Fri 26th October 2012

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Hotel Galaxy

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