In a sprint to deliver features, software qualities or “non-functional requirements” such as security, scalability, performance or reliability can be slighted or even ignored. This hands-on workshop introduces techniques for weaving quality-related work into your project rhythms and practices for keeping system quality requirements in mind, measurable, and tangible. You will have an opportunity to create and critique agile system quality scenarios and landing zones, quality acceptance criteria, and quality-focused checklists .

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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 www.wirfs-brock.com/blog and find articles and patterns on her resources page, www.wirfs-brock.com/Resources.html