Wild west to Agile book
Wild West to Agile: Adventures in software development evolution and revolution will be available in the 2nd quarter 2023, from Addison-Wesley. Stay tuned for progress updates
To prepare for our increasingly technological future, Wild West to Agile by Jim Highsmith tackles the historical evolutions and revolutions of software development. He embellishes the history with personal experiences and stories, from the Apollo moon mission to digital transformations. Along the way, he introduces the adventurous pioneers—from structured era developer Ken Orr to Agilist Kent Beck—who strove to make the world a better place, by building better software. Read more
“A must-read for a fascinating first-person perspective and invaluable insights into the past, present, and future of agility. I haven’t enjoyed a book as much in a very long, long time.” –Sanjiv Augustine, Founder and CEO, LitheSpeed,
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Six decades of software development
Lead author of multiple books on software development, Jim is the recipient of the 2005 International Stevens Award for outstanding contributions to systems development. He is a coauthor of the Agile Manifesto and the Declaration of Interdependence for Project Leaders. He is also a founding member of The Agile Alliance and co-founder and first president of the Agile Leadership Network. He has been consulting with Information Technology organizations and software companies worldwide for nearly 60 years.