Thanks to everyone who attended my talk this evening. I had an awesome time and loved the amount of enthusiasm and the great questions.
As you may have noticed… there’s a lot of material to cover. Here’s some references to more content which adds depth. If you have any questions post a comment here and I’ll reply to it.
Surveys of agile adoption at Microsoft, papers from Microsoft Research:
Pair Programming: What’s in it for Me? – Andrew Begel & Nachiappan Nagappan
Usage and Perceptions of Agile Software Development in an Industrial Context: An Exploratory Study – Andrew Begel & Nachiappan Nagappan
Distributed agile development, papers and talks by Ade Miller:
Large scale agile development at Microsoft, slide decks, papers and videos:
Introducing Agile in the Very Large: Microsoft Developer Division’s Journey – Sam Guckenheimer
Scaling Agile Up and Out: A Tale from the Trenches – Ade Miller
Agility and the Inconceivably Large – Ade Miller
The talk at Agile 2009 on using virtual reality software–like Second Life—is here:
Using Virtual Worlds for Distributed Agile – Keith Voos, Ami Hileman
Here’s the blog post I wrote about agile managers as facilitators. I was really impressed by some of the things Diana had to say and wished I’d heard them six months earlier as the Visual Studio Tools for Office team was moving to a more agile approach.
Thanks again to everyone who attended.