Archive | December, 2012

Prelude to a Series?

I’ve been pretty absent from the blogosphere the past year or so. I really do miss writing and often think about why I don’t write much anymore. It’s easy to blame it on being busy… but we are all busy. I think I’m beginning to understand things a bit better and can talk coherently about […]

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Geek Reading December 28, 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. Pearson buys 5% stake in NOOK Media, the Microsoft-Barnes […]

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Overheard During a Customer Conversation About Estimates

I ended up in a Twitter-storm lately defending the idea that all estimation is not waste. It truly concerns me that more and more agilists seem to be saying this. I will be the first to admit that not every project benefits from estimation. But I suspect that it’s a pretty rare project where no […]

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Geek Reading December 14, 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. Elegantly using socket.io in backbone apps ( A geek […]

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Your Team Is New To Scrum

If your team is new to Scrum, they don’t have the advantage of looking at their previous velocity before making commitments to the business A while ago, I published a post titled:  Simple Cheat Sheet to Sprint Planning Meeting.  Though I understand every team is different, I thought it would be helpful to those who […]

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