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Holmes, WN (2009) Agility and Respect. Computer, 42 (7). 100, 98-99. ISSN 0018-9162

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Abstract

This essay recounts the author's experience of giving a keynote address at the 2009 Australian Software Engineering Conference, a conference focussed on the Agile approach to software engineering. Although the experience was nostalgic at conference, and reminded the author of his early systems engineering experiences of the 1960s, it later occurred to him that the Agile approach could well be construed as an ethical one, in particular in needing the computing professional to show respect for the users, not just for their managers, and for programmers as experts in their craft.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: software engineering, Agile methods, professional ethics, computing management, computing education
Journal or Publication Title: Computer
Page Range: 100, 98-99
ISSN: 0018-9162
Identification Number - DOI: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2009.208
Additional Information: ©2009 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE. The presentation in the background of this essay can be seen through http://eprints.utas.edu.au/8792/
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2009 00:22
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:06
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/9274
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