Thursday, August 31, 2006

Eureka: The Daily Scrum

The daily scrum standing meetings usually consist of talking about what you worked on the day before, what you plan on doing today, and what is stopping you from accomplishing your daily goals? Teams that do not run daily scrum meetings are not taking advantage of the great opportunities of communication and team atmosphere that is created by them.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Agility & Discipline Made Easy

The book "Agility and Discipline Made Easy" is a good follow up to the book "The Rational Unified Process Made Easy."

The book provides you with the best practices for developing projects in agile in a Unified Process.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Set the Foundation in the Inception Phase

Setting the foundation in the inception phase includes things like:
  • Prioritized list of features for Release 1 (at a minimum)
  • Domain model
  • Technical architecture
  • Automated build process
  • Coding guidelines
  • Version control system
  • Issue tracking system
  • Requirements management system
  • Collaborative workspace (e.g., blogs, wiki)
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Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Agile & Blended Shore Projects

In the beginning stages of any agile scrum project, there are always new metrics, things that are working, and challenges that arise when implementing these new agile scrum methodologies into your development process.

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