agile

Jul
31
A Lesson in Courage

A Lesson in Courage

We will be successful when we have a style that celebrates a consistent set of values that serve both human
2 min read
Apr
08
Critical Path

Critical Path

A colleague of mine recently asked what I meant by "critical path." I gave her the following example, which she
1 min read
Sep
11
Managing Technical Debt

Managing Technical Debt

Paul Dyson in Technical Debt and the Lean Startup (via @KentBeck): In a startup, technical debt is something to be
1 min read
Aug
18

The Debt Metaphor

I love listening too Ward Cunningham discuss the way he thinks. In this video, he "reflects on the history, motivation
Jul
29
Poor Decisions Made Slowly

Poor Decisions Made Slowly

In an article published in The Washington Post on July 22, Daniel Carpenter discussed why our government always seems to
2 min read
Feb
23
On Coding Standards

On Coding Standards

It doesn't matter which side of the road we drive on, as long as we all drive on the same
Feb
05
The Marick Test Matrix

The Marick Test Matrix

Back in 2003, Brian Marick published an influential series of articles on agile testing. He was attempting to point the
4 min read