Nat Pryce is a co-author of Growing Object-Oriented Software Guided by Tests. An early adopter of XP, he has written or contributed to several open source libraries and tools that support TDD and was one of the founding organizers of the London XP Day conference.
He has worked as a programmer, architect, trainer, and consultant in a variety of industries, including sports reportage, marketing communications, retail, media, telecoms and finance, and has delivered business-critical systems that range from embedded devices to large compute farms supporting global business.
Talks I've Given
The (Untapped) Power of User Stories
For many Agile teams, “stories” are really requirements given a different name, or merely to-do list items written in an awkward format. Too often each “story” requests a specific technical implementation of a presumed solution. But it hasn't always been this way. In the beginning of years,...cukeup cucumber bdd agile
Good Enough is the enemy of the Good
We spend too much of our working lives coping with inadequate systems on inappropriate kit. We are reassured that this is acceptable because we must "deliver value" and not be "perfectionist". This is just wrong. We've seen teams that have achieved orders of magnitude more...