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    Q&A on The Rise and Fall of Software Recipes

    by Shane Hastie Follow 14 Followers on  Apr 20, 2017

    Darius Blasband has written a book which challenges the conventional wisdom of software engineering: he protests against the adoption of recipes and standards-based approaches and rails against the status-quo. He calls himself a codeaholic who advocates for careful consideration of the specific context and the use of domain specific languages wherever possible.

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    Q&A on The Manager‘s Path with Camille Fournier

    by Ben Linders Follow 16 Followers on  Apr 18, 2017

    In the book The Manager’s Path, Camille Fournier explores managing engineers and what it takes to be a technical manager. She describes the different roles which form the path from mentors and tech leads to senior engineering management, discusses the challenges of technical leadership and provides advice on how to deal with them.

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    How to Sell Refactoring? The Case of Nordea Bank AB

    by Michał Bartyzel Follow 0 Followers , Łukasz Korczyński Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 09, 2017

    Refactoring is often not a technical challenge. Teams can accurately diagnose inefficient code design. If they have sufficient time and budget at their disposal, they would probably get things done. In this article, we focus on the strategic code refactoring. This distinction was introduced by the BNS IT consultants as part of the method called Natural Course of Refactoring.

Culture & Methods Follow 446 Followers

2017 State of Testing Report

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 16 Followers on  Apr 07, 2017

The State of Testing 2017 report provides insights into the adoption of test techniques, practices, and test automation, and the challenges that testers are facing. 2

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Enhance Your Testing Skills with Mindset Tools

Posted by Vivien Ibironke Ibiyemi Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 05, 2017

This article is about how I discovered a way to grow my test mindset needed for the testing and delivery of quality products, and how my discovery has been useful in enhancing my testing skills.

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Using Structured Conversations to Discover Your MVP

Posted by Ellen Gottesdiener Follow 0 Followers , Tomas Björkholm Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 29, 2017

This article explains an approach for finding your MVP in which stakeholders collaborate in Structured Conversations using the7 Product Dimensions.

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Predictable Agile Delivery: The Executive Challenge

Posted by Russ Lewis Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 27, 2017

This article shares some ‘good, bad and ugly’ examples of practices that often work and some that always fail at adopting agile and improving large organizations.

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Developing Quality Software: Differentiating Factors

Posted by Cynthia Freeney Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 02, 2017

The level of software quality attainable is reflective of organizational commitment to a range of quality factors covering environments, experience, skills, education and processes.

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Agile Sailors - A Journey from a Monolithic Approach to Microservices

Posted by Michael Gruczel Follow 0 Followers , Sigi Kaltenecker Follow 2 Followers , Hans Gruber Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 11, 2016

Over the last couple of years eSailors IT solutions has implemented big technological and organisational changes: cross-functional teams, dynamic loops, microservices, and leadership as a team sport.

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How to Boost Your Skills to Become a Better Developer

Posted by Houssam Fakih Follow 0 Followers , Boris Gonnot Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 03, 2016

This article covers the skills of good developers and highlights the importance of changing your training approach to improve your skills for high-intensity and challenging environments.

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An Introduction to Modern Agile

Posted by Joshua Kerievsky Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 20, 2016

Modern Agile is four guiding principles that define a simpler, safer, speedier way to achieve awesome results. It has no roles, rituals or anointed practices. You choose how to act on the principles. 3

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Continuous Delivery Coding Patterns: Latent-to-Live Code & Forward Compatible Interim Versions

Posted by Luca Minudel Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 02, 2016

Learn two novel practices for continuous delivery to increase speed and reliability of software development and reduce risks: Latent-to-live code pattern and Forward compatible interim versions.

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