I read with extreme interest James Shore’s blog about FIT but was dismayed that he devalues automated acceptance testing. To claim that FIT is a “natural language” is wrong, it is a developer language and this is possibly why customers don’t get involved. Concordion on the other hand is natural language and I think plays […]
I’ve been researching material to support an article on my company blog entitled “Agile Dictators” and it left me thinking about how Agile started in the first place. The more I reflect on this, the more I am left feeling that Agile is actually a mutation in software development and this is one of the […]
Please help me gather some statistics to help me in my quest for more slack…
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?
After 2 days coaching on test first development within a legacy code-base (lots and lots of refactoring) it really hit home just how difficult it can be to do something simple.