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Thursday, August 8 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Doing Agile Programming Better (James Newkirk) LIMITED

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For a number of years the focus of many sessions at the conference has been to get teams to adopt agile programming practices. This has yielded in many cases great results. However, in some cases once teams get past the initial honeymoon period they run into real issues with applying the programming practices on real projects. What happens when your teams hit that wall? Will they revert back to their previous ways or will they push forward.


The goal of this session is to talk about the issues that programmers have run into applying the agile programming practices and provide creative ways around these roadblocks.

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James Newkirk

VP of Service Engineering, CenturyLink Cloud
As Tier 3's vice president of engineering, James oversees the development of Tier 3's cloud management platform. He brings almost 30 years experience in the software industry. Prior to Tier 3, James held senior leadership roles at Microsoft, Caradigm (GE/Microsoft Joint Venture) and ThoughtWorks. Earlier in his career he co-founded Object Mentor Inc with Robert C. Martin, a consulting firm that specialized in training and mentoring their... Read More →

Thursday August 8, 2013 9:00am - 10:15am
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