I am best known as the author of numerous software development books. Many refer to my first book, Code Complete, as the “coding Bible.” My most recent book is More Effective Agile: A Roadmap for Software Leaders.

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I deliver keynote speeches at public and private conferences every year. I speak on topics including engineering leadership, career development, agile practices, and other factors that contribute to world class software development organizations.

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I founded my company, Construx Software, more than 10 years ago. We have been named the best small company to work for in Washington state multiple times.

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Using my software estimation background, I contributed Covid19 forecasts to the CDC forecast hub for two years. I am still working to harvest lessons in estimating and forecasting from evaluating the covid forecasts.