No Silver Bullet? Silver Buckshot May Work
It seems that someone is always promising a cure all—the proverbial "silver bullet"—for software woes. Still, the most common request Gregory Pope gets from software developers and managers is to "look at our development process and tell us how to make it better." Greg's goals for this presentation are for us to understand what "better" really means, to discuss common problems and potential solutions, and to become empowered to make our personal and our group's practices better. Although there may not be a silver bullet for your software woes, perhaps there is "silver buckshot"—a collection of techniques and tools to solve common problems.