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  • Beyond The Valley Of Tears

    Sabine Canditt of Siemens showed an interesting curve for Scrum implementation in her excellent ScrumGathering presentation in London recently. It shows how introducing the Scrum initially creates chaos and then stabilizes with a quiz success and good motivation. This is when the team gets into the rhythm and starts eliminating the waste ...
    Posted to Ative at Work (Weblog) by Martin Jul on 01-07-2008
  • Variation And Waste - The Case for Frequent Delivery

    Imagine you are in an organisation with a one-year release cycle and you miss your annual deadline by one minute. The cost? A one-year delay. Now, try to invent a control system to ensure that we avoid this kind of delay. You would probably add some middle management to manage the dependencies between the various parts that need to be integrated ...
    Posted to Ative at Work (Weblog) by Martin Jul on 10-24-2007
  • re: The TDD Controversy - JAOO 2007

    Roy Osherove has also written an article about the discussion: The Various Meanings of TDD weblogs.asp.net/.../the-various-meanings-of-tdd.aspx
    Posted to Ative at Work (Weblog) by Martin Jul on 10-11-2007
  • re: The TDD Controversy - JAOO 2007

    Jim Coplien has posted a new article about this discussion: Religion's Newfound Restraint on Progress www.artima.com/.../viewpost.jsp
    Posted to Ative at Work (Weblog) by Martin Jul on 10-09-2007
  • re: The TDD Controversy - JAOO 2007

    Tennessee, Let me try to answer your questions without using the &quot;TDD&quot; word. * TDD in helping manage communication between developers? In my experience a good set of automated tests written well is an excellent vehicle for communicating the intent of the programme. Ths means that they serve as a communication mechanism that can ...
    Posted to Ative at Work (Weblog) by Martin Jul on 10-07-2007
  • The TDD Controversy - JAOO 2007

    TDD will ruin your architecture!&nbsp;When Jim Coplien said this in his presentation about Scrum and Architecture at the JAOO 2007 conference he really got people&#39;s attention. His statement sparked one of the most passionate debates at the conference. On Roy Osherove&#39;s initiative we did an open-space session discussing the topic. The ...
    Posted to Ative at Work (Weblog) by Martin Jul on 09-28-2007
  • Bye, bye, "Done, but" - The Flat Organisation and Enterprise Scrum

    Lean organisations tend to be very flat with few layers of management. They rely on self-organisation and leadership. In this context, then, what is the role of the middle layers in the organisation? This is one of the points Ken Schwaber addresses in &quot;The Enterprise and Scrum&quot;. The answer is amazingly simple. The middle layers are ...
    Posted to Ative at Work (Weblog) by Martin Jul on 09-17-2007
  • Implementing Scrum in the Enterprise - Agile 2007 Day Four

    Ken Schwaber has been working on enterprise-wide Scrum implementations recently. In his session today he shared his experiences and offered a roadmap for the process. First off all&nbsp;there is no &quot;Enterprise Scrum&quot; - it is the same simple, empirical framework for developing complex systems that is applied everywhere rather than just ...
    Posted to Ative at Work (Weblog) by Martin Jul on 08-17-2007
  • Corporate Judo - Guerilla Tactics For Agile Transformation - Agile 2007 Day Three

    Today, we did a Discovery Session at Agile 2007. The topic? How do we implement agile. We worked in five teams that each created a roadmap for implementing agile based on their experience and their role in the organisation: management, team and customer. A big thank you goes out to everyone who participated. Please add your comment and notes ...
    Posted to Ative at Work (Weblog) by Martin Jul on 08-16-2007
  • Impressions From Agile 2007 - Day Two

    Dave Thomas&nbsp;told about his experience with large-scale agile projects. His take on plans: The Plan is really just The Best Wrong Answer Having said that however, he also noted that he had a very good track record with hitting the shipping dates - the worst project was Visual Age for Java which was three weeks late. His secret? Letting the ...
    Posted to Ative at Work (Weblog) by Martin Jul on 08-15-2007
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