At the risk of being lambasted by the agile community I will use the words enterprise and agile in the same sentence 😉 This article largely follows on from some previous entries and in particular my entry on user centred test driven development. It is often a complaint that large organisations trundle along painfully and […]
Stop right there… You’re not agile… There are no buts in agile… If something is wrong, you change it, you don’t say “but”… If you truly can’t change it, then you’re truly not agile either. To be agile doesn’t mean you must follow any particular methodology, to be truly agile you must be actively seeking […]
I’ve currently got half a dozen things on my plate and can’t quite make a start to any of them, I guess I need a backlog and stories…
It is often quoted that a good developer can be up to 10 times more productive than an average developer, so how can you tell whether a developer is good or not?
You’ve never done agile before and you work on a legacy system which is extremely fragile and bug-ridden. I’m guessing quite a few developers will be able to identify with this scenario. Does this mean agile is a no-go? On the contrary, applying agile techniques will probably make it easier to fix those bugs, faster and in the process improve the code just a little bit.