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Yes, you can deploy every two days

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Maria and I spoke at the Agile CE conference about a method of work that we use to help teams deploy every 2-3 days. Here are the slides. Some impressions immediately after the talk: Corey Haines told me that he uses almost the same method, only in a team of 2 “Bucket planning” seemed to catch the attention of a few participants. Basically, the idea is that the capacity is fixed and...

Does TDD Really Work?

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Since TDD gained exposure in the industry, lots of people ask: Does TDD really work? This is a perfectly valid question and many TDD-ers I know tend to avoid it, probably because they don’t know or because they fear the answer. TDD is wonderful at personal level; it makes you feel very good about yourself because of the continuous reward system that’s ingrained in the practice...

Questions About Agile That We’d Like to Answer

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V1, Because We Embrace Change

by Alexandru Bolboac─â and Maria Diaconu

Does Agile Work?

Short Answer:

The optimistic version: Yes. No.

The pessimistic version: No. Yes.

Philosophical Answer:

If you become a Buddhist, will it end your suffering?

If you learn martial arts, will you be able to always defend yourself?

If you learn the rules of chess, will you become a grand master?

alexbolboaca.ro Reflections on design, craft and software

A new home for merging ideas about design

It is my strong belief that software design can learn a lot from other design disciplines. I wrote blog posts, a book and did talks on this topic, and it was time to group them all together. These ideas have now a new home: https://codedesigner.eu. My plan is to add more blog posts there, and to involve other people doing work in this area.