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Agile team evaluation

Eric Gunnersons C# Compendium, October 5, 2015
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Ive been thinking a bit about team evaluation. In the agile world, this is often done by looking at practices is the team doing pairing, are they doing story mapping, how long is their iteration leng...

The future of Unity

Pablo M. Cibraro (aka Cibrax), August 18, 2015
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Unity has been for the last few years one of the Microsoft patterns & practices battle horses for doing dependency injection in .NET applications. It was first born in 2008 and evolve over the yea...

Team Foundation Server 2015 Now Available

Somasegars WebLog, August 6, 2015
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Today, we are making available the final release of Team Foundation Server 2015.  Team Foundation Server 2015 provides a complete on-premises Application Lifecycle Management and DevOps solution ...

Agile management

Eric Gunnersons C# Compendium, July 9, 2015
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A friend at work posted a link to the following article: Im Sorry, But Agile Wont Fix Your Products and I started to write a quick note but thought it deserved a bigger response +++++++++++++ Okay...

Behaviour Driven Development Overview Part 1 Ubiquitous Language

Simple Talk, June 2, 2015
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Behaviour Driven Development is an Agile methodology that aims to allow software development and management teams to use shared tools and processes to communicate and collaborate, It describes t...

What makes a good metric?

Eric Gunnersons C# Compendium, June 2, 2015
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I got into a discussion at work today about metrics a discussion about correctness vs utility and I wrote something that I thought would be of general interest. ------ The important feature of met...

Alan Cooper: Geek of the Week

Simple Talk, April 15, 2015
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Alan Cooper helped to debug the most widely-used PC language of the late seventies and early eighties, BASIC-E, and, with Keith Parsons, developed C-BASIC. He then went on to create Tripod, which mor...

The no bugs journey part 3what kind of bug is this?

Eric Gunnersons C# Compendium, April 2, 2015
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If you are in a buggy group, you have a lot of bugs. After writing the preceding, Ill endeavor to make the rest of this post slightly less obvious. Anyway, so, you have a lot of bugs, and you need to...

CMMI Process and Agile Methodology for Software Development

The Code Project Latest Articles, March 31, 2015
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CMMI Process and Agile Methodology for Software Development - A practical approach with ASP.NET...

No bugs journey episode 2: Its a matter of values

Eric Gunnersons C# Compendium, February 22, 2015
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Read episode 1 first. Here we are at episode 2, and time for another question. Of the three, which one do you value the most? Shipping on schedule Shipping with a given set of features Shipping with ...

IT Compliance and Software Development

Simple Talk, February 6, 2015
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What is IT Compliance and is it really necessary for contemporary Agile applications to be constrained by the requirements of compliance? William Brewer argues that if the objective is rapid delivery ...

No Bugs Journey Episode 1: Inventory

Eric Gunnersons C# Compendium, February 6, 2015
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Over the past few years I had the opportunity to work in an environment in which we achieved a significant reduction in bugs and an associated increase in quality and developer satisfaction. This seri...

Internal Customer Service and What Im Doing to Be Agile

Brendan Tompkins, November 3, 2014
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I’ve been spending a lot of time in the last sixmonths retreading myself in Agile as we are rolling out Agile to several organizations. During this process, we’ve talked with our internal developers a...

Internal Customer Service and What Im Doing to Be Agile

Brendan Tompkins, November 3, 2014
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I’ve been spending a lot of time in the last sixmonths retreading myself in Agile as we are rolling out Agile to several organizations. During this process, we’ve talked with our internal developers a...

Identifying your vertical story skeleton

Eric Gunnersons C# Compendium, September 24, 2014
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Ive been leading an agile team for a while now, and I thought I would share some of the things weve learned. This one is about vertical slices, and learning how to do this has made the team more effic...

The Tools We Use

Enterprise jQuery, August 12, 2014
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We develop with many different tools at appendTo. We have resources for everything from project management to preprocessing. While these tools change over time, we’ve found our current setup works wel...

The Tools We Use

Enterprise jQuery, August 12, 2014
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We develop with many different tools at appendTo. We have resources for everything from project management to preprocessing. While these tools change over time, we’ve found our current setup works wel...

Telerik Enhances Information Governance with Latest Sitefinity CMS Release

Sitefinity Blogs, July 22, 2014
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New Sitefinity Release Boosts Productivity and Accountability by Automating Digital Asset Management Waltham, Mass., July 22, 2014 – Telerik®, today announced the latest release of its awar...

Quick Hit: What Do Your Customers Really Want?

Brendan Tompkins, July 9, 2014
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The famous Harvard Business School Professor Theodore Levittfamously reminded: People dont want to buy a quarter-inch drill. They want to buy a quarter-inch hole! He’s right.Similarly,your customers, ...

Agile Software Teams, a Basketball Analogy

Brendan Tompkins, June 24, 2014
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What makes a greatbasketball team?Having a great scorer? Having a great defensive presence? Both? Neither? What makes a great software team? The other day I was explaining team interactions and dynami...

Learning to Embrace Changing Requirements

The Code Project Latest Articles, February 3, 2014
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A personal story about changing requirements and agile software development...

Agile Release Cycle Control

The Code Project Latest Articles, February 2, 2014
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Agile release cycle displayed in 3 views: monthly calendar, read-only view, edit view...

Agile Database Development

Simple Talk, January 3, 2014
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Agile methodologies work well with database developments only if great care is taken to do things right. It requires good judgement and leaves little room for error. Dev Nambi, in an extract from the ...

Agile 2014 Call For Papers

K. Scott Allen, November 26, 2013
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David Starr and I are putting together a Development Practices and Craftsmanship track for the Agile 2014 conference. The conference is in Orlando next summer (July 28 August 1). From Davids post on...

Agile on the Beach 2013 - photoblog

The Code Project Latest Articles, September 20, 2013
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The third Agile on the Beach conference was held on Tremough Campus, Penryn (near Falmouth in Cornwall) on 5th and 6th September 2013. As last year, the event attracted not only tech businesses, but a...

Board-Level Agile Using Agile with my Leadership Team

Simple Talk, July 30, 2013
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Next week, Ill be speaking at Agile 2013. As a CEO, I go to plenty of conferences, but most of them are domain-specific: meeting Red Gates customers, or other CEOs and senior leaders, or seeing whats ...

What is C# Fragile class problem ?

The Code Project Latest Articles, July 27, 2013
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Inheritance is a great power by which developers can increase reusability in parent-child relationship. But with great powers comes greater responsibility and also problems. One of the problems which ...

DevOps - A need for the IT industry

The Code Project Latest Articles, July 5, 2013
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By adopting DevOps process can help IT organizations not only in Agile but also operational side with improved collaboration across organization....

Showcasing the Worlds Brightest Students at Imagine Cup 2013

Somasegars WebLog, July 5, 2013
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Good education is a critical component in enabling students to be successful in life and to make a notable difference in the world. When combined with opportunities to be creative, to exercise one&rsq...

Agile Testing, Scrum, and eXtreme Programming

The Code Project Latest Articles, February 22, 2013
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An agile team works as a single team towards a common objective of achieving quality....

Tests and Builds are Made to be Broken

ISerializable, January 20, 2013
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Many agile teams seem to be very focused on not breaking the build. I myself used to jokingly say that your team should have a I Broke the Build T-Shirt, to switch between team members. That was a mi...

Elastic, Agile, Adaptive Leadership Workshop, January 31 2013, Oslo

ISerializable, January 16, 2013
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This January, the 31st, I will be giving a two day Workshop for team leaders, architects, and scrum masters, titled Elastic, Agile, Adaptive Leadership. If youre interested in joining, please cont...

JustCode JavaScript Templates for WinJS

the telerik blogs, November 28, 2012
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Ive been doing a lot of WinJS work recently, and I am an avid user of the JustCode Template functionality.  So, I thought Id share my templates as I have them now, and will update this post as I ...

Fixing Visual Studio 2012 Intellisense for WinJS Files

the telerik blogs, November 20, 2012
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I have been frustrated by Intellisense acting up when working on WinJS Windows Store applications.  Figure 1 is just an example of the quirky behavior that Ive been experiencing: Image 1 Fortuna...

The Agile Tour is coming to Hong Kong!

the telerik blogs, November 19, 2012
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I am happy to be part of the organizing committee for the Agile Tour in Hong Kong on December 1st. I also convinced Telerik to send me 30kg of Tee-shirts for attendees of the event. Details are belo...

The Three Values of a Good Isolation Framework

ISerializable, October 14, 2012
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A good isolation framework(mocking framework but that is a horrible name for it. the word mock is overloaded already) should follow three values to not be a hindrance, and actually be helpful to me: ...

A Review of The Clean Coder

Steven Smith, October 11, 2012
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Im generally a fan of Robert C. Uncle Bob Martins books, so realize Im going into this book with something of a positive bias.  While is previous books, Agile Principles, Patterns and Practices i...

Agile/Scrum Velocity for Non-Agile Teams

The Code Project Latest Articles, October 10, 2012
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Agile concepts for teams not using Agile....

Kanban Boards and Microsoft TFS 2012 support in Telerik TeamPulse R5 2012

the telerik blogs, September 28, 2012
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Our agile project management tool TeamPulse just released our R5 2012 bits and let us tell you, TeamPulse has never been that Agile. R5 marks the release of the much requested Kanban boards, as well a...

JustCode 2012 Q2 Service Pack 2 Makes Navigation Even Easier

the telerik blogs, September 27, 2012
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JustCode has long been helping developers navigate their code and quickly find Files, Types, Members, and Symbols.  The most recent Service Pack (released 12-September 2012) has made it even easi...

Agile Process

Brendan Tompkins, September 6, 2012
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I was out at Agile Prague earlier this week. There were many great presentations on building up better processes and a particularly interesting one by Linda Rising on the introduction of agile into or...

Beyond Agile Estimation Part II: Improving Your Metrics

the telerik blogs, July 25, 2012
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Yesterday I blogged about using a spreadsheet in your Agile Estimation efforts. We left off after the first sprint and had an estimated time to completion of 15.14 weeks. Now lets take a look at how ...

Beyond Agile Estimation Part I: Measuring Key Data Points

the telerik blogs, July 24, 2012
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During the recent conference season, I did a lot of presentations about Agile Estimation based on my Pluralsight course of the same name. At the end of the sessions I showed an Excel spreadsheet that...

The future of Isolation frameworks, and how Moq isn't it (for now)

ISerializable, June 26, 2012
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In a past post I hinted that I think Moq is not a part of the future of isolation frameworks. Here’s where I get to explain why. To be clear, it is a really valuable, widely used framework, but ...

TechEd 2012 developer keynote and interview series for all of you who couldnt be there

the telerik blogs, June 12, 2012
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If you are a developer working with Microsoft platforms, and arent living under a rock, then you probably know that TechEd 2012 is happening right now in Orlando, Florida. Telerik is in Orlando, in fo...

Meet Telerik in Oslo at NDC 2012 and win a software bundle worth $4,000

the telerik blogs, June 6, 2012
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Are you going to meet with the .NET and agile development world at this year’s edition of Norwegian Developers Conference between June 6-8? Telerik is excited to take part in NDC 20...

Agile Case Study - Cayen Systems

The Code Project Latest Articles, May 30, 2012
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Information and observations from an Agile transformation at a small software company in Milwaukee, WI....

Why I Hate Unit Testing

the telerik blogs, May 17, 2012
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So you went to work for the cool company that wooed you with promises of cutting edge technologies and techniques. In the interview, they told you that they are agile and unit test everything. You may...

Communication struggles at a small company

the telerik blogs, April 18, 2012
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Ive spent my entire career at start-ups. Im use to small. I once worked at a big table with everyone else employed at the company, resulting in pure bliss. One company that I started with three other...

Perfect fit: The cloud and SOA -- but don't call it that

InfoWorld: Web services, April 11, 2012
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The phone rings. "We're looking for a path to cloud computing for our enterprise that will reduce risks and cost, but also raise our ability to be flexible and agile," the voice on the phone pleads....