Pre-Agile Ideas: Jim McCarthy Videos

I've been a fan of Jim McCarthy since I heard a recorded session of his talk at one of the Microsoft developer conferences back in the 90s. The thoughts represented are echoed in Agile practices today.

There is a nice set of short videos at:

which are also available on YouTube:

He also has a recent (Dec 2013) keynote at InfoQ:

Culture Hacking

Some my selected favorites:

Rule 1 - Don't know what you don't know
Rule 8 - Beware of a guy in a room

Dynamics of Software Development