Developing Expertise: Herding Racehorses, Racing Sheep

Posted in Conferences, Project Management on July 30, 2008

Developing Expertise: Herding Racehorses, Racing Sheep

In this presentation made during QCon 2007, Dave Thomas talks about expanding people's expertise in their domains of interest by not treating them uniformly as they had the same amount of knowledge and level of experience.

Dave Thomas is a programmer, author, and publisher. With Andy Hunt he runs The Pragmatic Programmers, a consultancy which specializes in improving the lot of developers.

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