Presentation: "Introduction: Technical Skills for Agile Development"

Time: Friday 10:00 - 10:10

Location: Stanford

Abstract: This track is about the technical essentials you need to know to make Agile software development reliable and sustainable. It will include "refresher" topics, for those who are just starting or have been getting a bit rusty, and some of the new ideas and practices that have come out of a decade of experience in the discipline.

Independent Consultant Steve Freeman, Agile Pioneer, JMock co-author

Independent Consultant Steve  Freeman

Steve was a pioneer of Agile software development in the UK, he has built applications for banks, ISPs, financial data providers, and specialist software companies. He has given training courses in Europe, America, and Asia.

Previously, he worked in research labs, software houses, earned a PhD, and wrote shrink-wrap software for IBM. Steve also teaches in the Computer Science department at University College London. He is a presenter and organizer at international industry conferences, and was conference chair for the first London XpDay.