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User-Centered Agile Product Development in an Enterprise and a Startup

Posted by Michael Ong  on  Mar 18, 2015

Michael Ong shares an approach that was used in two environments with success to bring products to market with a focus on users while considering business conditions and constraints.


One Weird Trick for Making Perfect Software

Posted by Pieter Hintjens  on  Mar 13, 2015

Pieter Hintjens teaches a trick he is using daily to create better software clients.


No Projects/Beyond Project

Posted by Allan Kelly  on  Mar 06, 2015 2

Allan Kelly examines the project model and shows how it fails to match software development, outlining an alternative to it and advising on what companies need to do to achieve that.


Capability Red: Requirements at Scale

Posted by Liz Keogh  on  Feb 22, 2015

Liz Keogh discusses breaking down requirements without going into too much detail combined with complexity estimation for easy planning, dependency management, and prioritization.


Lean Programmes: Using Kanban and Continuous Improvement in Transient Programmes of Work

Posted by Martin Aspeli and Marc Heasman  on  Feb 14, 2015

Martin Aspeli shares his experiences using Kanban, Real Options, Conway's Law and Feature Injection to help clients "see" the value stream in their programmes and better align disparate workstreams.


#noestimates Project Planning Using Monte Carlo Simulation

Posted by Dimitar Bakardzhiev  on  Feb 07, 2015

Dimitar Bakardzhiev discusses planning a fixed bid project by applying the Monte Carlo simulation using collected historical data about lead time per story.


Beyond Projects - Why Projects Are Wrong and What to Do Instead

Posted by Allan Kelly  on  Feb 07, 2015 1

Allan Kelly examines the project model and shows why it does not match software development, outlining an alternative to the project model and what companies need to do to achieve it.


Workshops: The UX Designers' Trojan Horse

Posted by Viviana Doctorovich  on  Jan 30, 2015

Viviana Doctorovich explains how to use workshops to teach clients the design process using planning, design games and methods for dealing with difficult stakeholders.


Capacity Planning - TOC Applied to Creating Organizational Portfolios

Posted by Chris Matts  on  Jan 13, 2015

Chris Matts leads an experimental workshop on using the Theory of Constraints to create an organizational investment portfolio.


Plan a Project in 10 Minutes - or How I Learnt to Stop Worrying and Love Little's Law

Posted by Chris Young  on  Jan 02, 2015

Chris Young explains how he is using Little’s Law to estimate a project’s delivery rate.


Forecasting Delivery, with Oranges

Posted by Dan Brown  on  Dec 20, 2014

Dan Brown explains the difference between forecasting and estimating, and how one can better forecast delivery with less effort and more accuracy than with estimation.


Inside a Production Spring Reference Application

Posted by Brian Clozel  on  Dec 17, 2014

Brian Clozel talks about the newly open-sourced reference application that powers the site, built with Spring Boot, Spring Framework 4 features, cujoJS, Bower and Gulp.

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