Are your daily meetings effective? When you ask what people want from daily meetings, the answer is that they’d be short. Or Shorter. These answers usually come from people who suffer from long meetings and many other meetings in general. They want to just get back to their work. However, focusing on the length of
Category Archives: economics
Had a great time presenting at ACE! Here are the “ROI is dead” slides.
My new article “Testing Economics” is now on StickyMinds. It’s based on my Testing Economics presentation. Now if you’ve missed it at NDC London, there’s still hope! I’m going to give the session at the Clean Code Alliance group on Feb 5th. Go ahead and register here. (I’ll possibly give this talk in other venues,
Last month I was in Huib Schoots’ testing workshop. He talked about being asked “What’s the ROI of testing?”. To which he replied “I don’t know, what’s the ROI of management?”. We are really obsessed with ROI, aren’t we? We use it a lot as a tool for decision making, but are we using it
Had a great time today at NDC London presenting my session “Testing Economics”. Now to enjoy the rest of it. Here are the slides. You can catch the video here. The session is how TDD and other day to day testing activities impact our development time, value and costs. Testing economics101 from Gil Zilberfeld
When I was a developer, I couldn’t understand why other developers were not as competent as me. When I was a team leader, I couldn’t understand why my team didn’t measure up to my glorified project saving success. When I joined Typemock, I couldn’t understand why most developers are prepared to live in bug-world, rather
Jason Gorman describes (in a very nice manner) how software courses are lowering the bar. It’s up to us to keep the bar higher. I agree completely. Yet what happens with scrum certification in the last years, has started long before. We’d like to think of software as a craft and development as a skill.