Computer Science Distinguished Seminar - University of Houston
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Computer Science Distinguished Seminar

The Art of Simplicity

When: Monday, August 20, 2018
Where: PGH 232
Time: 11:00 AM

Speaker: Dr. Venkat Subramaniam, Agile Developer, Inc. & UH

Host: Dr. Jaspal Subhlok

We’ve been told to keep things simple. It turns out, that’s easily said than done. Creating something simple is, well, not really that simple. If simple was sitting next to us, would we even recognize it? Is my design simple, is yours simple? How can we tell? That’s a simple question, but the answer to it is… well come to this talk to find out.


Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer.