Amy Law

Richard Lynen2
François Laliberté2
Mei Sheng Duh2
Patrick Lefebvre2
2Richard Lynen
2François Laliberté
2Mei Sheng Duh
2Patrick Lefebvre
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Programmers are living in an age of accelerated change. State of the art technology that was employed to facilitate projects a few years ago are typically obsolete today. Presently, there are requirements for higher quality software with less tolerance for errors, produced in compressed timelines with fewer people. Therefore, project success is more elusive(More)
BACKGROUND Unintended pregnancies have been shown to be associated with high costs for the healthcare system, among other adverse impacts, but could still account for up to 51 % of pregnancies in the US. Improvements in contraception among women are needed. Long acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs), which have proved their safety and efficacy, have been(More)
OBJECTIVE Up to 50% of pregnancies are unintended in the United States, and the healthcare costs associated with pregnancy are the most expensive among hospitalized conditions. The current study aims to assess Medicaid spending on various methods of contraception and on pregnancy care including unintended pregnancies. METHODS We analyzed Medicaid health(More)
Agile practices can and should be evolved throughout a project. This paper focuses on the evolution of two agile practices, namely co-location and planning strategy, in a software development project at TransCanada. From inception to conclusion, the evolution contributes to the successful delivery of an in-house developed system and leads to change in(More)
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