Archive | August, 2012

Effective Risk Management That Isn’t Boring

Last week at Agile 2012, there were a couple Risk Management talks that blew my mind.  I was already comfortable with the notion that Agile methods offer a set of effective IMPLICIT risk management practices (e.g. iterative learning cycles, fully tested iteration increments). But this past week, I learned the community is beginning to mature […]

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Geek Reading August 24, 2012

I have talked about human filters and my plan for digital curation. These items are the fruits of those ideas, the items I deemed worthy from my Google Reader feeds. These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques. Computer Algorithms: Finding the Lowest Common Ancestor ( stoimen's […]

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My Conversations With Darwin. About Letting Go.

I hate Darwin. Darwin is my blog. I used the call it The Beagle, but having conversations with a ship or a dog is stupid. So I named it the first alternative that came to mind. Darwin. I am going to write about this epic journey in Search of Shrinkonia. Which is basically about exploring […]

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Geek Reading August 10, 2012

I have talked about human filters and my plan for digital curation. These items are the fruits of those ideas, the items I deemed worthy from my Google Reader feeds. These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques. Forget ( xkcd.com) I hope you enjoy today’s items, […]

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Simple Cheat Sheet to Sprint Planning Meeting

What is it? The purpose of the Sprint Planning Meeting is for the entire team to agree to complete a set of ready top-ordered product backlog items. This agreement will define the sprint backlog and is based on the team’s velocity or capacity and the length of the sprint timebox. Who does it? Sprint planning is […]

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