28 Feb '12, 12pm

Jay Fields on Aligning Business & Programmer Goals:

, around the idea that programmers and businesses still don't seem to be on the same page. I'm not sure if it came up even earlier, but for me it began after I gave a presentation on Lessons Learned Adopting Clojure. The talk is similar to Lessons Learned while Introducing a New Programming Language , but focuses more on the technical aspects of selecting Clojure. Upon talk completion the first question I got was from Brian Goetz , something along the lines of: (Brian) So, you wanted to use another language and simply introduced it into production? (me) More or less. (Brian) Do you think that's the most effective way for organizations to select languages or frameworks? The first response to the question was the obvious and appropriate one:That sounds better than a CTO making a decision while drunk and on a golf-course with a vendor. -- Josh Graham Of course, I agree with t...

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