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Neil Killick on No Estimates

Posted by Neil Killick on  Sep 07, 2013 1

Neil Killick discusses his background in Agile and his thoughts on estimation in Agile software projects, in particular the discussion around #noestimates.

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Gojko Adzic on integrating business iterative delivery using Impact Mapping

Posted by Gojko Adzic on  Apr 19, 2013

Gojko Adzic talks about the need to iterate and learn about business value before jumping into solutions. Impact Mapping helps visualize and learn which behavior changes impact business results. Those changes might not even require any kind of software delivery.

The Seven Deadly Sins of Enterprise Agile Adoption

Posted by Sanjiv Augustine and Arlen Bankston on  Feb 04, 2012 3

Are there repeated patterns of failure on Enterprise Agile Enablement efforts? Does success at the team level always result in success at the organization level? Sanjiv Augustine and Arlen Bankston discuss the Seven Deadly Sins that organizations repeatedly make so you can steer clear of them and benefit from a successful Enterprise Agile Adoption.

Jeff Patton on the Product Owner’s World

Posted by Jeff Patton on  Dec 09, 2011 1

In this interview, Jeff Patton discusses the Product Owner role and points out that Agile has never been very focused on the customer. While Agile development excels at “delivery”, it struggles to support “discovery” (i.e. defining what the customer really needs). Also discussed are techniques such as Lean Startup and story maps and the importance of defining business value in an Agile context.

Nathaniel Talbott on Experiment Driven Design

Posted by Nathaniel Talbott on  Mar 19, 2010

Nathaniel Talbott discusses the concept of Experiment Driven Design.

Dave Thomas on Ruby, Rails and Choosing the Right Tool

Posted by Dave Thomas on  Dec 03, 2007 7

Pragmatic Programmer Dave Thomas, author of the 'pickaxe book' Programming Ruby, and co-author of Agile Web Development with Rails and The Pragmatic Programmer, found some time to talk with InfoQ about Ruby, Rails and the importance of choosing the right tool for the job.

Interview: Mary and Tom Poppendieck on using Lean for Competitive Advantage

Posted by Mary and Tom Poppendieck on  Feb 21, 2007 3

Lean software gurus Mary and Tom Poppendieck share their years of practical experience, as they speak on the history of Lean thinking, the value of fast delivery and deferred committment, their use of Value Stream Mapping to identify and reduce waste, the importance of identifying and dealing well with cross-organizational and inter-organizational boundaries, and how Lean relates to RUP and Scrum.

Interview: Ron Jeffries on Running Tested Features

Posted by Ron Jeffries on  Nov 30, 2006 14

Ron Jeffries' upcoming book looks at how tracking "Running Tested Features" is the essential element of Agility, from which all other practices and activities necessarily follow. Deborah Hartmann interviews Ron who takes to the whiteboard to explain how, when supported by XP's "simple design" practice, RTF helps teams deliver consistently without building up costly technical debt.

David H. Hansson on the Future of Rails

Posted by David H. Hansson on  Nov 14, 2006 6

InfoQ editor Obie Fernandez asks David some hard-hitting questions about the future of Rails in the enterprise, profiting from his success and whether a vendor will fork Rails someday. Contains lots of good information for technologists staking their future on the Rails platform, including David's opinions on Rails adoption, service-oriented architecture and scaling Rails applications.

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