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Beyond Agile: Enabling the Next Wave of Software Development Methods

Programming, Ubuntu
Location: D137 Level: Novice
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)

Development methodologies are morphing from “pure” Agile to
incorporate best practices from Lean and the open source world.
This talk will cover various Agile mantras and explain how
new technologies – including distributed version control,
online collaboration and smart package management – are
changing the rules about:

  • collocation vs distributed teams
  • check-in every few hours vs feature branches
  • pair-programming vs separate reviews
  • post-commit vs pre-commit continuous integration
  • deployment.

As Agile crosses the chasm into the mainstream of software
development methods, it’s time for the open source world to
evangelize and deliver more adaptive development processes
and deployment platforms. Find out how Canonical – with
Bazaar, Launchpad and Ubuntu – is doing exactly that.

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Mark Shuttleworth

Ubuntu & Canonical

Mark Shuttleworth is the founder of both Ubuntu and Canonical. Mark leads product strategy and design at Canonical, defining the operations and user experience of Ubuntu for desktop, cloud, and IoT deployments at scale.

OSCON 2008