Cognitive biases in the architect's life
In this talk, Birgitta will go through just a few of the cognitive biases that can trip you up as architects, and how to soften their potentially negative impact.
|Talk Title||Cognitive biases in the architect's life|
|Speakers||Birgitta Boeckeler (ThoughtWorks)|
|Conference||O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference|
|Conf Tag||Engineering the Future of Software|
|Date||November 5-7, 2019|
At the time of writing this, Wikipedia’s “Cognitive bias codex” has more than 200 entries, and it feels to me like Daniel Kahneman’s “Thinking Fast and Slow” is referenced in every other conference talk I’m watching. It’s official: Human beings are just not the rational thinkers we like to think we are. In this talk, I will go through just a few of the cognitive biases that can trip us up as architects, and how to soften their potentially negative impact.