“A talented employee may join a company because of
its charismatic leaders, its generous benefits, and its world class
training programs, but how long...
1 replies - 7159 views - 09/10/11 by Esther Derby in News
We are really, REALLY pleased to announce that the third Day Camp 4 Developers has now been announced and tickets are now on sale. This time...
0 replies - 8502 views - 08/16/11 by Cal Evans in News
Today was a great day. I helped import our entire “roadmap” of
functional requirements from an Excel spreadsheet into Pivotal Tracker.
Even though we...
3 replies - 5488 views - 07/21/11 by Daniel Ackerson in News
I was setting up a Continuous Delivery system using Maven as the
build tool, Perforce as the SCM and Go (ThoughtWorks’ CI system). All
7 replies - 11140 views - 07/07/11 by James Betteley in News
Last year while I was in barcamp cambridge, decided to do a short talk on devops. It’s still a term that not too
many people have come across and something...
0 replies - 2452 views - 06/24/11 by Gareth Baker in News
One of the things that we’ve struggled with at ThoughtWorks
University is giving the attendees the opportunity to run the project
that we’ve been...
0 replies - 3076 views - 06/02/11 by Mark Needham in News
Project Management in a software company. As told through the hit video game - "The Sims"
2 replies - 7711 views - 05/27/11 by Mitch Pronschinske in Videos
Here’s a quick thought that you might like to use in your next retrospective: Do you know that the software you just released has realised the expected...
1 replies - 2728 views - 04/26/11 by Kevin Rutherford in News
As a developer at DRW, technical debt is
often on your mind. Our front office teams work directly with their
traders (often sitting directly next to...
1 replies - 7286 views - 03/16/11 by Jay Fields in Articles
What is it? In essence, Test Driven Development
(TDD) is a practice in which the interface and the behavior of a
component is designed while writing a...
0 replies - 6698 views - 03/03/11 by Dennis Doomen in News
What is it? A formal review of all code and
artifacts related to a requirement or task by another person than the
original developer. Rework because of...
0 replies - 5661 views - 03/02/11 by Dennis Doomen in News
My long-term readers know that I function as an enterprise architect
and project manager (but not both simultaneously) and that I have taught
1 replies - 4534 views - 02/08/11 by Robert McIlree in News
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 - 3126 views - 12/04/10 by Jurgen Appelo in News
Calling something average is one step removed from calling it mediocre.
But in the mathematical sense, especially when applied to a team’s
0 replies - 1238 views - 12/02/10 by Jon Archer in News
It ain't easy slinging codeOver the course of my more than
twenty years in the software development industry, I've worked with
hundreds if not thousands of...
8 replies - 9990 views - 11/19/10 by Michael Norton in News
Based on feedback from participants in my Agile 2010 workshop “How We Do Things Around Here In Order To Succeed,” I am planning to offer the workshop...
0 replies - 3105 views - 11/12/10 by Israel Gat in News
The Agile Triangles was introduced by Jim Highsmith
as an antidote to the Iron Triangle. Instead of balancing development
between cost, schedule and scope,...
0 replies - 4040 views - 11/11/10 by Israel Gat in News
Recently, I wrote about how software development processes do not fail, the people involved with the projects fail.
The idea in that post was that the...
0 replies - 4810 views - 11/10/10 by Robert Diana in News
long-standing advice regarding transitioning to Scrum or any agile process has
been to start with a pilot project, learn from it, and then...
0 replies - 5382 views - 11/04/10 by Mike Cohn in Articles
I want to discuss a foundational topic that influences the management of
software development: commitment. In particular I’m looking at this
2 replies - 1652 views - 11/04/10 by Jon Archer in News