Dare Festival Melbourne is a one-day fast paced event about workplace innovation, change and happiness - Anton summarises the talks with help from some visual recordings by Lynne Cazaly with Marcel Van Hove. Talks covered topics focusing on organisational change and leadership needed to create great places to work.
Applying the project lifecycle model to software development complicates both and makes developing good software harder. Allan Kelly presents ideas on how to move beyond projects and into what he calls a Continuous Work, or Steady State Work Model.
Customers come to us with a new product idea and they always ask the questions - how long will it take and how much will it cost us to deliver? Reality is uncertain, yet we as software developers are expected to deliver new products with certainty. This article shows how to do planning using reference class forecasting with the #NoEstimates paradigm which promises more accuracy in forecasts.
This article provides ideas about how to approach refactoring based on the complexity and stability of the codebase (Feather's Quadrant) and proposes a refactoring process workflow 3
Results from neuroscience research can be used in our daily work to strengthen relationships in the workplace and improve collaboration between agile teams and their stakeholders.
Mobile channels are getting more and more important - consequently, the concepts of website optimization and customer behavior analysis are being transferred to field of mobile applications.
All too often we that the business people we deal with do not know what they want, Michael presents some ideas on how to talk to them and how to explore their needs.
Product risk analysis (PRA) can be done during the various phases of sequential or agile system development. This article shows how to apply PRA to elevate it from project level to domain level.
"Scrum Shortcuts Without Cutting Corners" by Ilan Goldstein is a must read book that delivers real world examples on how to effectively implement and embed Agile in your team or organisation.
The book fifty quick ideas to improve your user stories aims to help people to write better user stories and support teams in iteratively delivering products that satisfy their customers' needs.
Git and GitHub LiveLessons is a video course based on a live workshop given by Peter Bell. Here, we present the course content and finally ask a few questions to the course's author.
When you are dealing with a team of people who are separated from you, working together during project planning and recognizing that you both share the same concerns increases the chances of success.