Almost all Eclipse Git repositories are mirrored at GitHub. The mirrors were initially set up two years ago by the nice folks at GitHub with relatively little input from us.
Here are 10 articles from 10 different authors that provide valuable advice for Scrum teams. These articles are in no particular order, so feel free to skim down the list and start with the ones that are most relevant to you.
I once led a workshop for real estate project managers about how to define success and manage some of the early-in-the-project risks. We discussed issues such as the Hudson Bay start, context-free questions, release criteria, iterative planning, interim milestones, and inch-pebbles.
There is much more to empowering a team than simply stating “You’re empowered.” Consider the three Ws of empowerment: “what,” “when,” and “why” when creating boundaries that define which decisions are the team’s and which need management approval.
Simply put, Maintained Divergence is where you have two branches that have a common origin, and while merges may happen in either direction, there are differences that remain over time.
Tel-Aviv, March 21, 2013 – Typemock, (http://www.typemock.com/) the leading provider and pioneer of
easy unit testing solutions, has announced the launch
of Typemock Isolator V7.3 for .NET developers.
In the last few years, the work on Customer Development and Lean Startup by Steve Blank and Eric Ries has led to putting a framework in place for solving such class of “VUCA = Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous” problems in a more systematic and result-oriented manner.
You know when they say learning a functional language makes you a better programmer even in your current OO, imperative language? It's mostly true, but keep in mind that most of the tricks cannot be ported back at a reasonable cost due to the lack of support at the language level.
Programmers need long stretches of uninterrupted time in order to get stuff done, and goes on to recommend avoiding meetings, and minimizing interruptions by using chat and e-mail instead of direct communication.
The cornerstone, I think, of a good April Fools Day joke is plausibility. The more reasonable or possible the topic, the more likely it is that you’ll fool somebody. I’m not sure what it says about the Eclipse Foundation that so many people really thought that we’d made a decision to move away from Git.
I think there is great value in reading books on business management. That is, there is great value in reading them with intent, considering their points, thinking through the details, doing some research, assimilating, and drawing your own conclusions. But there is another approach I see taken far too often.
This isn’t a long article for a very good reason…it isn’t a complicated topic. Integration of systems that include humans and electrons is the real challenge. The rest can be overcome with relatively smaller investment and at lower risk. What holds people back?
BDD is more than just a development technique: in fact, it introduces a whole new dynamic to interactions between team members and stakeholders, a dynamic that increases communication, improves productivity and reduces waste.