This is a statement I hear frequently in my company from POs and managers. Ken Schwaber recommends that, when starting out with Scrum, not to implement it on a low risk, manageable project ‘cos everyone will say “So what? It was gonna work anyway!”. Much better to pick a project that is critical and is just about to fail.
Monthly Archives: February 2009
Just tried to install yet another application that I would have loved to have used – unfortunately it’s written in unmanaged code and they haven’t developed the 64bit version yet!
We are now halfway through our second 2 week exploratory sprint. The team consists of 4 pigs:
- Team Member, Developer, Scrum Master (myself)
- Team Member, Tester, Product Owner
- Team Member, Developer
- Team Member, Tester
I recently updated IE7 to IE8 Beta 2 with the hope that Microsoft had managed to improve the load performance. Unfortunately not :(. Compared with Chrome’s ability to ‘new up’ a tab IE is truly pitiful.
Hi, I’m Chris and I’m the Development Director for a small UK-based, distributed software house.
- Share my experiences with other people that might be in similar positions.
- Learn from others who have already made this journey via comments and contributions.
- Improve my own learning experience by writing about it.
- Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server 2008.
- Conchango’s Scrum Agile Methodology.
- Design Patterns in C# (Steven John Metsker)
- Design Patterns in C# (Judith Bishop)
- Clean Code (Robert C. Martin).