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Corey Haines - It's All About the Business Value

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Gather, meet, chat, and eat food provided by Obtiva

It's All About the Business Value
presented by Corey Haines

It is often easy to get caught up in our technical practices, forgetting why we do them. We are paid to provide value for our business partners and clients. Everything we do should be aiming to maximize that, especially in such a fast-paced environment as a small business or startup.

In this talk, we'll explore concrete (and sometimes less concrete) value that businesses can and should demand from a modern software development process. These should then be supported by the technical practices we choose during application development.

About Corey Haines

After 12 years of coding for money, Corey Haines said enough and went on a year-long, journeyman pair-programming tour. Traveling the world, pair-programming for room and board, he spent his time teaching, learning and just living as a knowledge-cross-pollinating, little, software craftsmanship bee. For the past three years, Corey has focused his attention on helping developers improve their fundamental software design skills through the use of focused-practice events, such as coderetreat. Lately, Corey has been shifting his attention to getting kids excited about programming through building games in Scratch.

15 minute site or code critique

Head over to Dylan's for continued conversation and drinks