This is the story of a doomed software business. Any resemblance to existing businesses is purely coincidental.
Once, in a land far far away, there was a...
1 replies - 2995 views - 12/04/10 by Jurgen Appelo in News
The post today was brought to you by... my hellish commute and those in the Washington DC metropolitan area who help create it. Thanks!
0 replies - 424 views - 12/03/10 by Derek Huether in News
Establishing Code Quality Standards
Mandate via Manual
A client of LeanDog
was looking for a way to introduce code quality standards to their
6 replies - 10999 views - 12/03/10 by Michael Norton in News
ComputerWorld, November 22, 2010, has this: "Open Source Grows Up".
The news of the weird is "It's clear that open-source software has...
1 replies - 4124 views - 12/03/10 by Steven Lott in Articles
One of the biggest problems in software development is the "DONE" problem. We have in our possession a stack of index cards representing user stories...
2 replies - 13537 views - 12/03/10 by Matt Stine in Articles
I’ve always been puzzled why Kanban attracts so much attention in the
agile community. At its essence Kanban is workqueue on a wall. Why
would any team,...
1 replies - 1473 views - 12/02/10 by Peter Schuh in News
I had the honor of presenting at Chicago Code Camp this week on the
topic of technical debt. For those of you who know me, you know this is a
topic I feel...
1 replies - 4750 views - 12/01/10 by Michael Norton in News
One of the first things I like to do with my clients, is help them
identify their major investment themes, and how those investment themes
0 replies - 3246 views - 11/30/10 by Mike Cottmeyer in News
Stairs made it "easier"
I definitely have to give the nod to Jon Stahl on this
one. I'm not sure where he got the idea. I've not asked. But it...
1 replies - 1027 views - 11/30/10 by Michael Norton in News
Here are 20 simple things you can do to boost your agile development career. Of course they are not unique to agile...
1 replies - 1071 views - 11/30/10 by Kelly Waters in News
There are various ways to support agile team retrospectives. We’ve used all of them, so let me share our experience.
Cadence (usual retrospectives)
1 replies - 2362 views - 11/29/10 by Michael Dubakov in News
One of the problems I've noticed in several of the 'agile'
communication mechanisms (such as the standup or dev huddle) that we
typically use on teams is...
0 replies - 4762 views - 11/29/10 by Mark Needham in Articles
Docblocks (in the PHP inflection), also known as Javadoc or doc comments in the Java world, are regarded as one of the few types of acceptable comments that...
5 replies - 7994 views - 11/25/10 by Giorgio Sironi in Articles
Last year around this time I wrote a blog entry “New to agile? Give thanks!”
That was written from the perspective of an agile team member. This...
0 replies - 1071 views - 11/25/10 by Bob Hartman in News
The other day I found Screencast-o-matic http://www.screencast-o-matic.com and I think it is easy to create tutorials now via the web, then upload them to...
0 replies - 7725 views - 11/24/10 by Mick Knutson in News