I listen to audio books while I work out. I've been known to leave earworms 'Rapid Italian' on while trying to go to sleep. I read books on trains. I answer...
1 replies - 14353 views - 06/10/12 by Jay Fields in Articles
An “Agile” project is one that actively seeks to incorporate
changes as the project progresses, rather than assuming that the plans
3 replies - 5315 views - 06/07/12 by Johannes Brodwall in Articles
Most software applications fail to meet the end users needs, simply because often
at times the users are not carried along in the development process,...
0 replies - 5717 views - 06/01/12 by Ayobami Adewole in Articles
A common pattern in software development
teams is to have a person who owns the build system. This may be a
deliberate decision, or it may evolve...
1 replies - 9971 views - 05/28/12 by Kief Morris in Articles
Just a few months back, I resigned my position as senior software engineer and
technical lead for a middleware services group at Wells Fargo. The job
8 replies - 24894 views - 05/23/12 by Christian Posta in Articles
This could be brogramming. It's not devops.Devops is a big deal nowadays, and there’s a variety of ways people
describe it and its...
1 replies - 6910 views - 05/13/12 by Willie Wheeler in Articles
In working with development teams at organizations which are adopting Continuous Delivery,
I have found there can be friction over practices that many...
1 replies - 16442 views - 05/09/12 by Kief Morris in Articles
A while back, I read a post by Rob Conery
in which he discussed both his thoughts on developer productivity in
relation to the creation of a new...
0 replies - 8631 views - 04/16/12 by Douglas Rathbone in Articles
Let’s set the context (which I did not do in my most recent post–sorry). Here is an image showing a Technical Program with Communities of Practice...
1 replies - 8996 views - 04/14/12 by Johanna Rothman in Articles
Part of my job is hiring people to build websites for
advertising clients. Most of the things that we build don’t compete with
8 replies - 11764 views - 04/10/12 by Douglas Rathbone in Articles
I’ve seen so many threads over the last few weeks about who should do
what, why, and what you should do about it if you don’t conform. I
0 replies - 2674 views - 04/06/12 by Aaron Nichols in Articles
I have recently had a couple of interesting discussions with a
different people on twitter and “the real world” about the use of third
7 replies - 5807 views - 04/05/12 by Douglas Rathbone in Articles
As a developer I have some fundamental beliefs about work, acquired
through literature, that I shared, and as a team we tested, and with
some success we...
0 replies - 5215 views - 03/30/12 by Tom Howlett in Articles
I’ve decided. We need to start doing points poker here at Baseblack if we’re going to carry on this Agile DevOps thing.
I’ve got to admit, the first...
1 replies - 7325 views - 03/24/12 by Tom O'connor in Articles
The role of design still puzzles many Scrum and Kanban teams I work
with. When should the design activities take place? Who should carries
them out? How...
0 replies - 9152 views - 03/22/12 by Roman Pichler in Articles
I joined ThoughtWorks as a SysAdmin and, I have
started working as a consultant for our client projects. Now, as I work
with different offshore development...
1 replies - 7331 views - 03/19/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
I’ve always been concerned that some agile practices are applied even
when they are not appropriate for a particular situation. I’ve called
2 replies - 7446 views - 03/12/12 by Jim Highsmith in Articles
You've probably seen the growing number of job postings for "DevOps engineer", "DevOps manager", "DevOps Ninja" (Not really), or...
0 replies - 9896 views - 03/08/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles