Programming in Bed

I went to the BCS OOPS talk by Allan Wills in London. Before being recruited by Microsoft, he and John Daniels founded “Fastnloose”, a company pioneering dispersed agile development. It seems to have turned out a lot better than I thought it would.

Immo H√ľneke has published comprehensive notes about this.

Some selling points:

Some downsides:

As far as social patterns go they:

Alan Wills said that customers were more surprised by staunch adherence to test-driven development than by the dispersed development. When you think about the way most developers work, perhaps that’s not surprising.