This is a companion post to last year’s “I’m
a Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) – so what?” post. In that post I
spoke about the advantage of using...
0 replies - 1757 views - 05/18/10 by Bob Hartman in News
Every so often someone writes an article talking about what great code,
or beautiful software, is (or insert some other superlative.) And,
10 replies - 17457 views - 05/17/10 by Jared Richardson in Articles
Agilists intuitively get that it's a bad idea to build an inventory of
detailed specs way ahead of when they are going to get turned into
software. Why? ...
0 replies - 836 views - 05/17/10 by Mike Cottmeyer in News
The agile crowd always bashes waterfall. It's silly. It's dumb. It's
guaranteed to fail. But waterfall is responsible for most of the
6 replies - 7700 views - 05/14/10 by Jared Richardson in Articles
Alternate Title: A model for understanding Scrum and Kanban
As I flew home after LSSC10, I wondered how Kanban-style software
development would shape my...
1 replies - 4442 views - 05/14/10 by Michael Sahota in News
Agile provides a great deal of freedom, and because of that it's often percieved as being, well, free. A manager I worked with told his leadership team than...
1 replies - 2111 views - 05/13/10 by Jared Richardson in Articles
Alternate title: Most Scrum teams need a Kanban board
I am a big fan of Scrum, however, the notion that there are no
interruptions during a sprint is simply...
0 replies - 2651 views - 05/13/10 by Michael Sahota in News
If you're not keeping up... you've got some homework to do. My
last post called "What
Do I Mean by a Complex Product" is required reading before...
1 replies - 1652 views - 05/12/10 by Mike Cottmeyer in News
I've been rambling on for the past few
years about agile in larger, more complex enterprises. Quite often in
that discussion, I'll get asked to show a...
0 replies - 1874 views - 05/11/10 by Mike Cottmeyer in News
From time to time I get email from
people in various stages of Agile adoption, asking for advice or tips. Last
week one sounded particularly desperate. With...
3 replies - 6005 views - 05/11/10 by Jared Richardson in Articles
In this interactive whiteboard session, recorded at Oredev
2009, Scott Bellware introduces kanban and contrasts it
with the common agile project management...
0 replies - 2458 views - 05/10/10 by Nitin Bharti in Videos
Eric Lefevre says CI can be fun to implement, but you can also get carried away. Algodeal gave up their CI server in favor of running systematic tests on...
0 replies - 5695 views - 05/10/10 by Eric Hagan in Videos
This is another video of a talk that I did in Cluj, Romania. Like the one I
posted last week, it was organized by the Transylvania Java User
0 replies - 988 views - 05/07/10 by Jurgen Appelo in News
Mario Cardinal believes there should be more focus on Layers and their interfaces rather than objects. One of the tools in Visual Studio's Team Foundation is...
1 replies - 3748 views - 05/06/10 by Eric Hagan in Videos
After publishing the article Redesign
process of JankoAtWarpSpeed, I was criticized by some people that I
used Scrum "improperly". This...
1 replies - 893 views - 05/06/10 by Janko Jovanovic in News
Continuous integration evolved from the daily build. In the late nineties and early 2000's, Continuous Integration evolved out of eXtreme Programming and...
0 replies - 2694 views - 05/05/10 by Eric Hagan in Videos
What if you are a manager that wants to do Scrum? You ask yourself
if it's possible to encapsulate the entire value stream into a single
Scrum team? What...
0 replies - 827 views - 05/05/10 by Mike Cottmeyer in News
Most developers think that graphs and charts are for weak-minded managers who like pretty colors. And they couldn't be more wrong. The problem is actually the...
0 replies - 9627 views - 05/05/10 by Jared Richardson in Articles
Jay Flowers says that in setting up a CI system, many organizations want to 'recreate the wheel'. Tools like CI factory can take care of that initial setup...
0 replies - 2674 views - 05/04/10 by Eric Hagan in Videos
Arlo Belshee and Jim Shore had an interesting pair presentation on
titled “Single Piece Flow in Kanban” at LSSC10. A more accurate
1 replies - 2895 views - 05/04/10 by Michael Sahota in News