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IT Conversations: Derek Powazek

Derek Powazek’s Design for Community was a very thought-provoking book; many of the ideas in DrProject had their origins in it (the rest came from Jon Udell’...
July 20, 2006

A Devil’s Dozen

“If you only have time to read one book—make time to read two.” Here’s a devil’s dozen to keep you occupied at the cottage this summer…
July 19, 2006

Books I Want Someone to Write #23

I used to maintain a list of books that I wished someone would write, so that I could review them for Doctor Dobb’s Journal. (It even happened once, which ju...
July 19, 2006

Evidence-Based Software Engineering

The July’06 issue of IEEE Software has an excellent article called “Agile Software Testing in a Large-Scale Project”. It presents data on what happens when ...
July 19, 2006