Seminar - Clickety-Click: Improving Collaborative Software Development

School of Engineering and Computer Science Seminar

Speaker: Professor Robert Biddle (Carleton University, Canada)
Time: Thursday 25th February 2021 at 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Cotton 431

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Successful software involves several different perspectives and sources of expertise. Agile Software Development emphasizes collaboration, but our studies show many opportunities are missed, and many beneficial practices are not recognized. In this talk, I will review some of our research findings, and suggest how better understanding of human behaviour can lead to collaboration, and better software.

Bio: Robert Biddle is a Professor in the School of Computer Science and Institute of Cognitive Science at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. His research is in Software Design and Human-Computer Interaction. His current research projects are on usable security, especially authentication and security decision-making, and on human factors in software design and development. Robert has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Waterloo in Canada, a PhD from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, and has diplomas in both childhood and adult education. He has awards for research, teaching, and graduate mentorship; he is a Commonwealth Scholar, and a Fellow of the New Zealand Computer Society. More information:

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