Friday, May 06, 2011

Pre-Agile Ideas: Jim McCarthy Videos

I've been a fan of Jim McCarthy since I heard a recorded session of his talk at one of the Microsoft developer conferences back in the 90s. The thoughts represented are echoed in Agile practices today.

There is a nice set of short videos at:

http://www.mccarthyshow.com/the-23-rules-of-thumb/

which are also available on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/user/McCarthyShow#g/u

He also has a recent (Dec 2013) keynote at InfoQ:

Culture Hacking
http://www.infoq.com/presentations/culture-hacking-singapore

Some my selected favorites:

Rule 1 - Don't know what you don't know
Rule 8 - Beware of a guy in a room

Dynamics of Software Development



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