Theory vs. Practice: Shall E’er the Twain Meet?
I just got a flyer for the Spring 2009 Software Test & Performance conference to be held in San Mateo from March 31 to April 2 this year. The faculty include:
As far as I can tell from DBLP, few if any of these 30 people publish in academic journals. Putting it another way, almost nobody who publishes academic work on quality assurance is going to be teaching at this conference, which will probably have more practitioners in attendance than every QA-related academic conference this year. *sigh*