David  Budgen Author of Evaluating Organization Development

David Budgen

Professor of Software Engineering
Durham University

A long-term research interest has been the study of software design practices, and I am the author of the textbook Software Design, now in its second edition (2003), and published by Pearson Addison Wesley. Over the years this has led to an increasing interest in empirical techniques, both for studying design activities, and also in terms of their more general role in Software Engineering. In particular, I have developed an interest in the concept of what is meant by evidence, and how it can b