David Thomas

Author of The Pragmatic Programmer

Dave Thomas has been delivering value by writing software for half a century. He cowrote the best-selling book "The Pragmatic Programmer" and is one of the creators of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. His book "Programming Ruby" introduced that language to the world, and "Agile Software Development with Rails" helped kickstart a revolution in the way web applications were envisioned. He owns and runs The Pragmatic Programmers, LLC, a company dedicated to "developing developers." He resularly speaks at conferences and runs workshops and training around the world.

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May, 30, 2024
15:50 -
16:20 EEST
30 MINS
STAGE: AMPHITHEATRE I.DESPOTOPOULOS
Team Management

Managing in a Post-Agile World

Although Agile initially led to a boost in productivity, it has become evident that things have reverted back to their previous state. Many individuals have rightly observed this. As one of the original authors of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development, David Thomas will delve into what went wrong and propose ways to restore the true essence and benefits of agility, while eliminating the excessive hype that currently surrounds it.
David Thomas
David Thomas
Author of The Pragmatic Programmer

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