A Community of Thinkers

In late 2013, Jean Tabaka, Eric Willeke and Liz Keogh came up with the idea of a Community of Thinkers, with a statement about what that meant to them. Rather than post it centrally, they each posted it individually, and encouraged others to copy and paste if they agreed and supported the notion. We support this vision of community: “A Community of Thinkers” I am a member of a community of thinkers. I believe that communities exist as homes for professionals to learn, teach, and reflect on their work. I challenge each community in the software industry to: reflect and honor the practitioners who make its existence possible; provide an excellent experience for its members; support the excellent experience its members provide for their clients and colleagues in all aspects…
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