Monthly Archives: August 2011

Agile Estimation: Guessing Intelligently

Estimation is fundamentally a “guessing game” but in many environments, it is seen and used to make predictions or commitments as to when something will get done.  Even worse, is that many organizations focus very hard on trying to make … Continue reading

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Effectiveness or Efficiency?

On one of the discussion groups that I’m a member of had a thread that started a discussion on what software development is really after, effectiveness or efficiency.  I’ve thought about this over the past couple of days and just … Continue reading

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The truth and nothing but the truth

The blog posting  ORA-00001: Unique constraint violated popped up on Hacker News over the last couple of days (if you don’t follow Hacker News, you should) and fortunately for me I read it today. Why this article is important is that … Continue reading

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