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Alistair Cockburn: Agile Software Dev: Background, Experiences and Perspectives

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This event is hosted by ITU - we have been very fortunate to get 50 - and only 50 - spots for #AgilityLab - please make sure to cancel in good time if you know you are not coming anyway!

Topic: Alistair Cockburn: Agile Software Development: Background, Experiences and Perspectives

Time: October 23,[masked]:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Place: Auditorium 1, IT University of Copenhagen, Rued Langgards Vej 7, 2300 Copenhagen S

The Research Centre for Government IT at the IT University of Copenhagen has invited one of the founders of agile software development, Dr. Alistair Cockburn to Copenhagen to give a talk on the background of agile approach to software development, of the experiences – positive and negative - with the methods, and on future perspectives for agile software development. AgilityLab has reserved 50 seats in this broader event.

Alistair Cockburn is a co-author of the influential “Manifesto for Agile Software Development” from 2001, and he is the author of numerous text-books on agile methods, software requirements, and software development. Additionally, he has been directly involved in a number of government and private sector IT projects in the US and in Europe. Alistair Cockburn holds a degree in computer science from Case Western Reserve University and a PhD from the University of Oslo.

The presentation is widely accessible and of interest to both generalists, project managers, project owners, software developers, consultants, students and researchers.


1:45 PM

2:00 PM
Jens Schmidt, Head of Research Centre for Government IT

2:10 PM
Mads Tofte, rektor, IT-Universitetet

2:20 PM
Agile development in the Government
Kristoffer Lange, Head of Division, the Danish Agency of Digitisation

2:30 PM
Agile Software Development: Background, Experiences and Perspectives
Dr. Alistair Cockburn

3:30 PM
Questions and discussion

4:15 PM
Refreshments and networking

Moderator: Nynne Bjerre Christensen