Category Archives: agile

Winds of Change

We’re going agile! Note that it’s not with a capital A. And when we do it is with small steps. However, I think it is a step in the right direction. How did this miracle happen? I can take some of the credit, but it’s mostly letting people absorb the theory until it looks real.

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Danko on Project Estimation

First, this is in Hebrew. Danko compares real life estimation (where normal people take into account abnormal occurances) to project estimation (where normal project managers don’t). This is so true in so many levels. Been there, and unfortunately done it. I’m waiting for the follow up post. This Fibonacci series estimation looks mighty interesting.

Code Coverage Tool for Traceability

Paul Stovell created a tool for traceability between code and requirements. All you have to do is add attributes to the classes/methods, and through reflection, it correlates the tested code to requirements. Therefore, it can actually create code coverage report against requirements. Cool stuff. [via Brian Harry]

Tim Ferriss on HanselMinutes

I listened during my commute to the latest HanselMinutes. This time it was a bit different. Scott talked Tim Ferriss, the author of the best seller “The 4-Hour Work Week“. One of the things Tim talked about why working on email on a plane is more productive than doing that in the office. The two

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Best Practices

I almost cried when I read this. It’s via Scott Hanselman’s blog. Patrick Cauldwell wrote down a list of commandments for the developer. While it is a bit .Net centric, it can be modified to suit everyone. As long their into TDD, continuous integration, refactoring and patterns.