1 year, 4 months ago

Will you participate in EA Summer School at the IT University of Copenhagen?

I hope that, I will be able to participate the 8th EA Summer School of Copenhagen. I am usually a bit busy in the middle of August; however this summer school seems promising and, I am sure it will be the best to date. The EA Summer School of Copenhagen will take place at theContinue reading “Will you participate in EA Summer School at the IT University of Copenhagen?”

3 years, 11 months ago

Should You Say Yes to #NoEstimates?

Guest Post by Ray Hearrell The #NoEstimates debate has struck a nerve with the software development community. The #NoEstimates movement is about exploring alternatives to estimates (including cost, time, and effort) for making decisions in the software development life cycle. Should your team say “yes” to #NoEstimates? Let’s explore the pros and cons. The traditional approach of software development estimating focuses on: Taking the highest priority planned work Slicing work into risk-neutral stories Committing specific […]

7 years, 7 months ago

The Agile CIO as a Business – IT Marriage Counselor

Print PDF Guest post by Tim Mattix and Mike Mariani If the relationship between developers and business users is like a marriage, sometimes the CIO’s job is akin to a marriage counselor. In a marriage, one spouse often wants the other to change. In the market, business executives want change, too; changes in the way systems operate so they can capitalize on new opportunities. And often the complaints in both situations are the same. It’s […]

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7 years, 8 months ago

10 Ways to be More Agile

Print PDF Written with contributions from Michael Mariani, Tim Mattix, Ryan Finnamore and many others. You might think the word “agile” is synonymous with “paralysis” to see some organizations react to the idea of introducing agile development principles to their traditional systems development lifecycle (SDLC). Concerns about introducing too much change to the organization can stop agility discussions with the business before they start. But if the organization’s goals include increasing the speed of development, […]

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