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?
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
V1, Because We Embrace Change
by Alexandru Bolboacă and Maria Diaconu
Does Agile Work?
The optimistic version: Yes. No.
The pessimistic version: No. Yes.
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?