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5/20/2014 by Tomasz de Jastrzebiec Wykowski
I'm a big fan of relative measurements in software development. However, when teaching this idea, I've noticed that many developers who are used to estimating work in hours or days find it difficult to switch to using story points as the relative measurement of complexity. . . .
5/19/2014 by Murilo Lessa
Technical debt succinctly and metaphorically sums up the obligation we incur when we cut corners during software development. Most articles focus on the direct association between "debt" and its financial implications. . . .
5/16/2014 by Dele Oluwole
As I prepared to attend my first IT job interview many years ago, I made sure I memorized the value statement of the organization, so that I could demonstrate how passionate I was about joining them. As the interview progressed, the interviewers admitted not knowing it, after my recitation. . . .
5/15/2014 by Marmamula Prashanth Kumar
Scrum has a built-in issue-identification mechanism, which will help identify any problematic issues early. . . .
5/14/2014 by Tom Reynolds
If you want to simply yet powerfully demonstrate acceptance criteria, try out this activity. . . .
5/13/2014 by Jai Singhal
In the Scrum framework, it is the sprint where the work is accomplished and the concept-to-cash aspect is realized. . . . A sprint provides the basic boundary within which all Scrum components are exercised and come to life.
5/12/2014 by Ashvin Gondalia
There are many challenges for self-managed teams. What I have learned is from my experience in development. Teams are mainly like this. . . .
5/9/2014 by Utpal Vaishnav
Last week, I got the question in this story title from an ex-colleague whose organization has recently started implementing Scrum. . . .
5/8/2014 by Saji Pillai
Agile has made development faster, with frequent deployments. Business and IT operations need stability with speed. To bridge this gap, Agile needs to stretch itself beyond development and deployment. . . .
5/7/2014 by Arnab Saha
What are the ingredients needed to build a development team that works like a well-oiled engine, that performs like a juggler from the best circus in the city -- managing everything well, timing each movement precisely, and not letting anything fall?