Category Archives: Agile

Pair Programming Matrix / Board

Pair Programming Matrix / Board

Pair Programming Matrix is a tool that helps the team to visualize the Pair Programming procedure. It shows who worked with whom, and who has not worked with anyone else at all.

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Scrum developers’ glossary

Well, I’ve been in SCRUM and Lean principles for the past 18+ months, and I thought maybe it makes sense to present to outside world a glossary of keywords that we use in our day to day work. Scrum developer’s … Continue reading

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Fighting the Software Uncertainty principle. SCRUM+TDD+CI+SELENIUM+cfEngine

“The outcome of the execution of E-type software entails a degree of uncertainty, the outcome of execution cannot be absolutely predicted”, or more fully, “Even if the outcome of past execution of an E-type program has previously been admissible, the … Continue reading

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How to come up with a correct Commitment: Sprint Roadmap

How to start the sprint? What User Story is the right one to start to work on? The successful result of a sprint depends on many different factors. It depends on how correctly the team has estimated, how good the commitment has … Continue reading

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When the opinion of the Development Team[SCRUM] is needed…

Organisations that have embraced SCRUM wholeheartedly do gain the benefits offered by SCRUM if they have already undergone the phases of Forming, Norming and Storming. Usually this process is not really quick and requires dedication and patience. In SCRUM the … Continue reading

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MPP: Multi-Paradigm-Programming

The September-November issue of the Software magazine is a special issue with a lot of articles about MPP. There a number of nice articles with Dean Wampler (DRW Holdings) and Tony Clark (Middlesex University) present the MPP and what’s happening in … Continue reading

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Lighting the Bulb: My Agile/Scrum story

Inspired by and for http://www.sligerconsulting.com/lightbulb-moments/ Before SCRUM and Lean Principles were formally introduced to the company by Agile42 I have been exposed to SCRUM or any other formal agile methodology only within the boundaries of my courses with the Open University, … Continue reading

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