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709, 2017

Creation of the first agile development conference in 2003

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Jim Highsmith and I decided in autumn 2001 to create an agile conference for all roles, all methodologies (“big tent”). At the time, there was only the annual XP conference, which was programmer-centric, XP-only. We set June 2003, Salt Lake City, as the date and place.

Todd Little offered to help us shortly thereafter, and was instrumental in making the 2003 […]

1708, 2017

Origin of the term Information Radiator

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In 2000 I tumbled onto the idea that information flows through organizations in the same way as convection currents of air (see the Harnessing Convection Currents of Information OOPSLA 2001 ppt pdf talk).

I used to diagnose organizations and simply stand there and imagine all the people — the containers of information —- moving around, dispersing their information as […]

1108, 2017

Interview with Alistair august 2017 by Howard Sublett audio

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Howard’s Introduction to the podcast interview: “The “enigma wrapped in a puzzle” Alistair Cockburn has an interesting story: signatory of the Agile Manifesto, author of two pivotal books “Writing Effective Use Cases” and “Agile Software Development,” and founder of the Agile software development conference in 2003 along with the more recent “Heart of Agile” conference. This last, “Heart of Agile,” […]

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