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The Biological Half-Life of Software Engineering Ideas

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1 Author(s)
Philippe Kruchten ; University of British Columbia

The first installment of this new column on professional development discusses how some software engineering ideas have a half-life. The author conjectures that this half-life is roughly five years, and outlines the need for software engineers to thus stay abreast of new technologies.

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IEEE Software  (Volume:25 ,  Issue: 5 )