June 13th, 2013
I am a coder and hiring manager for Rails developers. I am father of a daughter who aspires to a career in science and technology. For both reasons, I am grateful that there are programs like RailsBridge that introduce Ruby and Ruby on Rails to women interested in the technology and hopefully, a career in software development. Bianca Rodrigues provides a nice, brief description of the RailsBridge NYC workshop June 6th. It was great to meet other newbie Ruby developers … Read More
June 15th, 2012
Ken Judy Agile Values Innovation And The Shortage Of Women Software Developers.Shared View more PowerPoint from kenjudy Presentation notes: http://khj.me/KLKm0u Judy, K.H.; , “Agile Values, Innovation and the Shortage of Women Software Developers,” System Science (HICSS), 2012 45th Hawaii International Conference on , vol., no., pp.5279-5288, 4-7 Jan. 2012 doi: 10.1109/HICSS.2012.92 Abstract: The percentage of women software developers in the U.S. has declined from 42% in 1987 to less than 25% today. This is in a software/internet marketplace where women … Read More
January 31st, 2012
Agile is not about doing “Agile” things. It is about continually improving ourselves, our teams and our organizations to create better software for our customers and our end users. ??If we embrace that on a wide scale, we will recognize we are driving away an incredibly valuable source of talent and an incredibly valuable contribution in our effort to create products relevant to over half of our end users.??
January 28th, 2012
January 24th, 2012