10X Programmer and other Myths in Software Engineering

Posted by Hamzah Tariq on Aug 7, 2019 8:55:00 AM

We’ve interviewed Laurent Bossavit, a consultant and Director at Institut Agile in Paris, France. We discuss his book ’The Leprechauns of Software Engineering’, which debunks myths common in Software Engineering. He explains how folklore turns into fact and what to do about it. More specifically we hear about findings of his research into the primary sources of theories like the 10X Programmer, the Exponential Defect Cost Curve and the Software Crisis.

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Tags: Coding, Myths, Software Engineering