Laurie Williams: Getting to Comparative Agility

Posted in Project Management, Conferences on November 29, 2011


Laurie Williams: Getting to Comparative Agility
Summary
Laurie Williams, who heads the Software Engineering Research group at North Carolina State University, discusses her research into Agile principles and practices. Williams also talks about Comparative Agility, which is a tool to show teams where they stand in terms of the adoption of Agile practices. Comparative Agility was launched in 2007 and since that time over 400 people have used it.

Bio
Laurie Williams is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at NC State University. Her research focuses on software security particularly in relation to healthcare IT; agile software development practices and processes; software reliability, software testing and analysis; open source software development; and broadening participation and increasing retention in computer science.

About the conference
The Agile 2010 conference is created by a production team of highly respected Agile experts and practitioners to present a program that spans the whole spectrum of agile practice.The Agile conference series is a organized as a program of the Agile Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to uncovering better ways of developing software inspired by the values and principles of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development.

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