Business of Software 2008 – an update

Over the past few weeks I’ve announced bits of news about Business of Software 2008. Here are all those updates – and a couple of new ones – in one place.

Speakers finalised
All the speakers are now finalised. Most recently, Steve Krug and Noam Wasserman have agreed to speak. Steve is author of the best-selling (over 380 five star reviews on Amazon)  Don’t Make Me Think! – a Common Sense Approach to Usability. Noam is a professor in the entrepreneurial management unit at Harvard Business School, and will be talking about Rich vs King: The Founder’s Dilemma.

Updated program
If you want to see details of all the speakers (names, topics, times, etc.) then please download the updated Business of Software 2008 program.

Table sessions
Some of the best conference memories come from the people you meet. To encourage this, we’re going to split people into groups of 8-10 and ask them to discuss a topic. People will choose the topic they want to discuss in advance, from a list. That means we need a bunch of topics to discuss. If you want to suggest one, then post it at this blog post.

If you’re coming to BoS 2008 then I recommend you stay at the Seaport. We’ve negotiated a special rate of $239 / night, but this is only guaranteed if you book your stay before August 2nd. To get the special rate, read the instructions on the BoS 2008 web site.

See you in Boston!