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Let’s stop calling Scrum, Agile, XP, etc, “Best” Practices


Let’s stop calling Scrum, Agile, XP, etc, “Best” Practices Let’s instead call them what they are: Practices Advertisements

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My Thoughts on Unit Testing, TDD, TDI, etc


I just wanted to clarify my position on Unit Testing a bit. First of all, I am a big believer in Unit Testing Production Code, during development and prior to internal or external releases. As a matter of fact, I … Continue reading

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Agile & Waterfall are two sides of the exact same Coin


Agile & Waterfall are two sides of the exact same Coin, and are equally good or bad. Some Agile enthusiasts enjoy lambasting waterfall while espousing “Agile”, however the two techniques have many similarities — they both represent extreme ends of … Continue reading

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What to do when Scrum/XP isn’t working in your shop?


By this time, probably at least a few shops have given a try to Agile and Scrum.  For some, things have probably been going fine. For others, perhaps not so fine.  What to do when Agile/Scrum isn’t working for your … Continue reading

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