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User Centered Design and Agile Development

Abstract: A friction often exists between User Centered Desgin (UCD) and Agile Software Development. On the one hand we all want to design a product that considers well the needs of the people who use it. On the other we want to deliver quickly through iteration and agile methodologies. It's not very obvious how these two ideas can be integrated... but they can. This session will cover how User Centered Design and Agile ...more »

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Why Agile works

Teams that have implemented Agile development correctly are sold on the benefits. However, organizations are still looking at Agile skeptically and are not prepared to jump in. A look at the evolution of methodologies from waterfall to Agile with a focus on how each methodology deals with uncertainty and complexity. Investigate the trade-off between reliable end-date estimates and getting things done right now (software ...more »

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