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Steve McConnell to Speak at Fourth International Workshop on Managing Technical Debt (ICSE 2013)

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Fourth International Workshop on Managing Technical Debt at ICSE 2013 San Francisco, California, May 20, 2013 Submission deadline: February 7, 2013 http://www.sei.cmu.edu/community/td2013/ The submission deadline for the Fourth International Workshop on Managing Technical Debtis fast approaching on February 7. We just learned that Steve McConnell, expert on technical debt, accepted our offer to be a featured speaker at the workshop.

Steve McConnell is CEO and Chief Software Engineer at Construx Software. Steve is the author of Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art (2006), Code Complete (1993, 2004), Rapid Development (1996), Software Project Survival Guide (1998), and Professional Software Development (2004). His first two books won Software Development magazine's Jolt Excellence award for best programming books of their years.

Steve has worked in the software industry since 1984 and has expertise in software estimation, project management, executive leadership, and software construction practices. In 1998, readers of Software Development magazine named Steve one of the three most influential people in the software industry along with Bill Gates and Linus Torvalds. Steve has served on the Panel of Experts that advises the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK) project and served as Chair of the IEEE Computer Society's Professional Practices Committee. Steve served as Editor in Chief of IEEE Software magazine from 1998-2002. We hope you will consider participating in this workshop.

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