In This Podcast

This conversation is with Avraham Poupko. Avraham will present his report at Agile 2018. As you listen in, you’ll hear Avraham share his insights on what it means to have either soup (where everyone blends in) or salad (where the ingredients are different but complementary) forms of diversity.

About the Speaker(s)

Avraham is the lead architect at the LTTS Jerusalem Center of Excellence. He is an expert in security for hardware and software systems. Avraham is intrigued by the way people collaborate to create software. He is a passionate teacher of Conway's law and is constantly looking for new ways to get people to collaborate.

Rebecca is President of Wirfs-Brock Associates. She helps organizations and individuals hone their design and architecture skills, improve system quality and manage technical debt. In addition to coaching and mentoring she conducts workshops on agile architecture, design and pragmatic TDD. She invented the set of design practices known as Responsibility-Driven Design (RDD) and by accident started the x-DD meme. Rebecca is Director of the Experience Reports Program and Experience Report Track Chair. She is on the Board of the Hillside Group and writes patterns about sustainable architecture, agile QA, and adaptive systems. If you want to share experiences or wisdom in pattern form, Rebecca can help you turn your itch for writing into the written word. Read her blog at and find articles and patterns on her resources page,