Regular readers will know I’ve been pushing Dialogue Sheets as a new retrospective technique. I have observed a number of dialogue sheet sessions - both the...
0 replies - 689 views - 08/15/11 by Allan Kelly in News
One of the rules of simple design is the necessity to minimize the number of moving parts, like classes and methods, as long as the tests are satisfied and we...
0 replies - 4792 views - 08/15/11 by Giorgio Sironi in Articles
Quite often I hear teams lamenting about the number and duration of
meetings they must attend. I've encountered this in organizations large
0 replies - 1191 views - 08/13/11 by Dave Rooney in News
Last week I was discussing with a couple of my partners in crime about
our ideas for building communities within our organization. I mentioned
1 replies - 783 views - 08/13/11 by Caleb Jenkins in News
One year ago, at the Agile 2010 conference, I came up with the idea to publish a Top 100 Agile Books. Like many of my other top 100 lists it was a great...
1 replies - 8929 views - 08/12/11 by Jurgen Appelo in News
July update of our monthly round-up of “new, noteworthy, interesting”
in the ALM tools and process space. If you missed it, check out the June...
0 replies - 1078 views - 08/12/11 by Dele Sikuade in News
Sitting in unnecessary meetings sucks. You know what I’m talking
about: A lot of people crammed into one room, half of whom have no
business with the...
0 replies - 899 views - 08/12/11 by Matthias Marschall in News
This week I am attending the 2011 Agile Alliance Conference
in Salt Lake City, and so this seemed like a good opportunity to share
my new word with you....
1 replies - 999 views - 08/12/11 by Caleb Jenkins in News
For me, the first 2 days of Agile 2011 were a whirlwind. On Monday I
co-chaired a milestone event—the Agile Executive Forum—in which 60
0 replies - 3116 views - 08/11/11 by Jim Highsmith in News
This year son joined the Robotics Club at his school. It runs first
thing in the morning and the instructor encourages parents to attend, so
I was able to...
0 replies - 789 views - 08/11/11 by Dave Rooney in News
Anne Grub at DevProConnections.com recently pulled together a list of free software development tools offered by vendors and the .net developer community.
0 replies - 1765 views - 08/11/11 by Dele Sikuade in News
On the plane from Beijing to Amsterdam I read Linchpin by Seth Godin.
OK, I tried reading it.
I gave up after about 40 pages and 400 simplistic...
1 replies - 2483 views - 08/10/11 by Jurgen Appelo in News
We are entering the data organization refactorings section of Fowler's book: these methods apply to object which maintain state, like entities, records, value...
0 replies - 4456 views - 08/10/11 by Giorgio Sironi in Articles
Spork is great. And so is guard
and its family of plugins. Early this year I spent a while converting
all of my rails projects to use spork, and we even...
1 replies - 1653 views - 08/09/11 by Kevin Rutherford in News
I'm doing a neat hands-on activity at Agile 2011 called "Slackers and
Debtors: Meet Commitments, Reduce Debt, and Improve Performance." It's a
0 replies - 1142 views - 08/09/11 by James Shore in News
Below is the detailed outline for my August 10, 9:00AM Agile 2011 presentation. I look forward to meeting you and interacting with you in the conference...
0 replies - 2297 views - 08/09/11 by Israel Gat in News
“An intelligent mind is one which is constantly learning, never
concluding, styles and patterns have come to conclusion, therefore they
have ceased to be...
0 replies - 3729 views - 08/08/11 by Wille Faler in News
This is what Wikipedia writes about the watermelon:
Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.), family Cucurbitaceae) can be
both the fruit and the...
0 replies - 1944 views - 08/08/11 by Marc Löffler in News
I am heading off to Agile 2011 and I wanted to share why I am really excited to be attending. It’s really all about the power of play.
0 replies - 1160 views - 08/08/11 by Michael Sahota in News
Introduce Local Extension is a workaround refactoring used to add logic when you cannot modify the original source code, or a more invasive refactoring is not...
0 replies - 4368 views - 08/08/11 by Giorgio Sironi in Articles