Archive | September, 2013

Geek Reading September 20, 2013

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 daily reading. These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques. You will note that some of the formatting has changed, and […]

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Assigning Story Points at the Right Time—Or Not at All

The following was originally published in Mike Cohn's monthly newsletter. If you like what you're reading, sign up to have this content delivered to your inbox weeks before it's posted here. As much as I value estimating the product backlog, not every team needs to do it. And those who do estimate the items on […]

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Geek Reading September 6, 2013

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 daily reading. These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques. You will note that some of the formatting has changed, and […]

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Scrum Shortcuts without Cutting Corners

I first stumbled across Ilan Goldstein, author of Scrum Shortcuts without Cutting Corners, when a Web search led me to his blog of Scrum shortcuts. He hadn’t written a tons of shortcuts at that time, but the few he had were tremendously helpful — and funny. I knew Ilan was onto something, so I asked […]

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Stop Writing Code You Can’t Yet Test

Most of the organizations we engage with have more work to do than they can possibly get done. So, developers are writing code as fast as they can to get done trying to maximize their capacity. Typically, we see developers running way ahead of testing. Often, testing is still working on the prior release while […]

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