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Mitch Pronschinske02/02/10
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New Sprint Burndown Charts in ScrumWorks Pro

Two months after their last release, Danube is now releasing the next version of ScrumWorks Pro, their Scrum implementation framework.  ScrumWorks Pro 4.3 derives many of its new features from customer requests on Danube's Community Portal, which debuted...

Michael Dubakov02/02/10
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Flow. Discover Problems and Waste in Kanban

You Kanbanized your development process and setup a perfect flow. You see the flow and feel its power. You even measure cycle time and want to reduce it. But it is not as easy as expected. Some problems in your development process are hard to find and are...

Lyndsey Clevesy02/01/10
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Laszlo Szalvay on the Evolution of Scrum

Laszlo Szalvay, the President of Danube, talks to DZone about the evolution of Scrum and the current conversations around it.  Danube makes the Scrum...

Mike Cottmeyer02/01/10
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Explaining Agile

Doing what I do for a living, I find myself often trying to explain agile concepts to folks that are relatively new to agile methodologies. Sometimes this comes up when I am teaching a class, doing a conference talk, or breaking down some idea in a blog...

Rafael Naufal02/01/10
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The Power of Pair Programming

Some weeks ago I started practicing pair programming with some co-workers for two reasons:

Mitch Pronschinske01/29/10
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AccuRev Uses Rally and Anthill Pro in New Tool Suite

As agile is adopted by more development shops, the demand for integrated tools that cover the whole application development lifecycle is increasing.  Some agile tool vendors try to create the entire suite by themselves, like IBM.  Others will try to bring...

James Sugrue01/29/10
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Agile Methodology Mashups

When it comes to how you approach software development, you don't get anything better than adopting an agile software development process. But how to apply this in your process can sometimes confuse people.

Michael Dubakov01/29/10
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How We Use Kanban Board - The Real Example

It is always interesting to look behind the scene. In previous post I  described our development process, now I will show how we use Kanban Board in TargetProcess. Maybe it will give you some new ideas to try. The most interesting part of every Kanban...

Nitin Bharti01/28/10
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The DCI Architecture: Supporting the Agile Agenda in your Software Architecture

The vision of object-oriented programming was to capture the end user mental model in the code. Until recently, programming languages weren't able to do...

Mike Cottmeyer01/28/10
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What We Call Stuff Matters...

In my post 'Organizational Myopia' we talked about an increasingly common problem with the language we use. We 'talk' quite often like we are delivering a cross-functional end-to-end feature of the overall system, when in reality... we are really only...

Lyndsey Clevesy01/27/10
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Diana Larsen on Agile Retrospectives

Current Chair of the Agile Alliance Board of Directors and co-author of "Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great," Diana Larsen, talks to DZone...

Olga Kouzina01/27/10
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Agile Outsourcing: Get It or Forget It?

Bringing together agile philosophy and software development outsourcing has been one of the hottest topics over the last decade.  Lots of blog posts, discussions in social networks — people try to figure out for themselves if it’s at all possible to...

Nitin Bharti01/26/10
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DCI: Re-thinking the foundations of object orientation and of programming

Sometime in the last 40 years, object-oriented programming got lost. Instead of producing code that can be understood by reading, it produces code that can...

Kelly Waters01/26/10
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Agile Software Development Estimating Experiment

I recently came across this agile estimating experiment by Lance Walton. The article is quite old now but I still found it very interesting...In recent years, I've had quite a fascination with the concept of velocity and estimating in points.

Mitch Pronschinske01/25/10
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Agile is for Real, Says Forrester

A new study by Forrester Research showed that nearly half of its developer and IT professional respondents use agile methods.  The study is indicative of the increasing level of agile evangelism and enterprise adoption.  If these numbers are an accurate...