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What are the Agile Engineering Skills, Scrum Developer Practices, or Software Craftsmanship practices?
These are three (of many) common names for a set of practices assembled in the mid-1990s to support and improve Agile
The guys over at Expert Table Tennis had a great idea. What would it take to become an expert? Dedication? Heart?
Is the bug to the left a large bug or a small bug? It looks HUGE to me! Well, in reality it is probably between .5 and .75 inches long. Not really a very big bug at all. Why do
What’s wrong with the user story on the card? It seems to have everything we need: a) short title, b) a size (in this case 2), and c) a well-written story using the standard “As a … I want … so that …” format. So what’s
In my last blog Agile antipattern: Taking on large stories I said I would give you some tips on how to split stories. First though, it is important to understand WHY splitting a story well can be helpful. It is about much more than just making
Over the past 18 months I’ve encountered a number of teams where it is standard practice to have a code freeze late in the iteration. The reason given for this was “to allow QA to test what we created during the iteration.” I’m sorry, but I have to be blunt here – this isn’t agile!
Many companies adopting agile have a hard time with the architecture and design of their large systems. They like the concept of agile, but can’t understand how to emerge and meet architectural requirements just in time for the team to be able to proceed. They get