Tag Archives: agile

It's All About Requirements Iterations!

Introduction Waterfall, agile, iterative, whatever your process, your chance of success can be measured by the number solid feedback loops between the developers and the domain experts. In this article I’ll try to argue that no matter your process, you have to find ways to insert frequent checkpoints. I’ll argue that agile development makes this…
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Early project estimation

Over the last few years I've been experiencing conflicts between pure agile development and the need for budgeting. At SciSpike we do everything agile and it works for us. We have a good idea of the velocity of our teams and can often be very accurate in our estimates. Often, when working on client projects,…
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Distributed Agile/Scrum that Works

In preparation for a course I'm teaching over the next couple of weeks on OO and Scrum, I spent the weekend reading up on the new books on Agile and Scrum to see if there are points that I need to add to my courses. During my preparation I read a few books and papers…
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DSL's, UIX and Agile Development, Lessons Learned

Over the last 8 months I’ve been swamped working on a very interesting project. Between this project and a set of other commitments, I’ve literally spent 16h a day working. The blog has been neglected, but I plan to take up writing again. I’d thought I’d take some time to reflect on the project, lessons…
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