Enemies of Agile: Bad Language #2 “Deadline”

He’s Dead Jim! OK it’s not because it has the word “dead” in it, however undesirable, there are plenty of other words in the same boat such as deadpan, deadend, that don’t offend. No it’s not that as such. It’s also not because some people would like you to interpret…

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A lesson from Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix was a massive fan of technology and exploited it like no other single musician before him. He was probably aware of computers but I’m sure never gave a thought to the intricacies of software development processes and the human dynamics at the heart of it. However, there is…

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Conversations Over Documentation – Striking the Right Balance

When working on requirements, how is your time split between communicating and documenting? It’s very easy to feel the pressure to get requirements documented so that they can move through the development pipeline, so that designers and developers can start to design and build some working software, to build the…

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