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Thursday, May 17 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Thinking Agile: Don't Let Your Mental Wiring Derail Good Software

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Our faulty human brains come pre-wired with a number of predictable cognitive biases that can get your Agile software development project off course. Learn about the biggest areas where these cognitive short-cuts and heuristics cause problems - from errors that creep in when estimating and planning a project, to sub-optimal choices in software design, to a failure to apply past lessons learned effectively - and how to make them less likely to creep in and derail your project. Learn about what Agile and Lean tools and techniques can help address these shortcomings!
“Even the most analytical thinkers are predictably irrational; the really smart ones acknowledge and address their irrationality.” - Dan Ariely
  • The Cogntivie Bias codex referred to in the presentation: Cognitive Bias codex link: https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/2000/1*71TzKnr7bzXU_l_pU6DCNA.jpeg

Speakers
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Robin Murphy

Senior Project Manager, PMP, ACP, Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis
The question is: How can we apply the current science on how our brains work to make us better at delivering on software projects? Use cognitive science to drive practical ideas about how to make software better. As a Technical Project Manager trying to ensure software developmen... Read More →



Thursday May 17, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Conference Room H