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Good Enough is the enemy of the Good

13th April 2011 in Oxford at Oxford Barceló Hotel

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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 effectiveness than their neighbours, not by cutting corners or superhuman effort but by "getting it right".

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Good Enough is the enemy of the Good

Nat Pryce

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.

Steve Freeman

Steve was a pioneer of Agile software development in the UK, he has built applications for banks, ISPs, financial data providers, and specialist software companies. He has given training courses in Europe, America, and Asia.

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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 effectiveness than their neighbours, not by cutting corners or superhuman effort but by "getting it right".

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About the Speakers

Good Enough is the enemy of the Good

Nat Pryce

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.

Steve Freeman

Steve was a pioneer of Agile software development in the UK, he has built applications for banks, ISPs, financial data providers, and specialist software companies. He has given training courses in Europe, America, and Asia.