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Agile Software Development Ecosystems by Jim Highsmith

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Chapter 6. Alistair Cockburn

Alistair Cockburn
 

Software development is a cooperative game of invention and communication.

 
 --Alistair Cockburn

Alistair Cockburn[1] introduces himself as a ethno-methodologist, someone who studies the ethnology (cultures) of software methodologies. He is also a cultural relativist, having lived for 15 years in a diverse set of countries—Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Sweden, Scotland, Switzerland, and Norway. His work travels have taken him to other exotic destinations, including, for example, lengthy stints in South Africa and Utah. As a kid, he returned from many years of living overseas (his father worked for the United Nations) to live ...

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