When a technical team demands a sprint just consisting of refactoring you know there is some fairly hefty dysfunction hiding somewhere in your process. It is questionable if this would be a sprint at all, yes there may be a… Read More »Something is rotten in the state of a refactoring sprint
It is far too easy for developers and other technical resources to get caught up in the technical solution and processes at the expense of the objective they set out to achieve. People lose track of the value that was… Read More »So many trees but where is the wood?
One of the key points of developing a product is getting the correct level of quality. Too much and you waste money on expensive resource gaining no benefit. Too low a level and you spend money fixing the issues or… Read More »The right level of quality : Project Cake
I read a very interesting article this morning in regards to learning methods and specifically skill improvement through practice in relation to top athletes. Practice has been distilled by Angela Duckworth into four main categories: Intentional Practice. To achieve optimal… Read More »Practice, practice, practice.