Dave Higgins has been a student
of software development methods since 1975. Together with Ken Orr and the late
Jean-Dominique Warnier, Dave was one of the principal architects of the Data Structured
Software Development (DSSD) Methodology, more widely known as the Warnier/Orr
approach. In the course of his career he has performed literally hundreds of seminars
on various topics from program design and modification, to systems and data base
design, to requirements definition, to planning and project management.
is a noted author and worldwide lecturer. His first book, published in 1979, was
one of the first on developing good programs for personal computers, and has since
been translated into over a dozen languages. One of his more recent books, Data
Structured Software Maintenance, remains one of the few to address the practical
application of structured concepts to the modification of existing programs. He
is also the author of Data Structured Program Design Workshop (with Dave
Dave has worked with Ken Orr from 1975 off and on, taking a few
years off from consulting in the 1990s to manage advanced (client-server) systems
development at a couple of Kansas City area Fortune 500 companies. When the Dilbert
strips on 1990s management style started to be more painful than funny, he rejoined
The Ken Orr Institute as Senior Partner in 1997.
Since rejoining Ken Orr,
Dave has been involved in many systems planning and management, data sharing,
and Year 2000 awareness training and communications planning.
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