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Are We Done Yet?

Recently, there has a been a bit of talk about being done in the context of Agile software development.  If I’m not mistaken, as far as Agile frameworks go, it would seem that the Definition of Done as described by … Continue reading

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Unfinished Bridges

This post is a followup to my tweet on possibly scrapping projects.  This post is particularly aimed at those who want to engage a team in software development project work for them.  It may also be of value to those who … Continue reading

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The trouble with estimates

Is that they are just that, estimates, and we can’t rely on them solely even when we have to use them. Let me cut to the chase right way by stating two things upfront. I consider estimates to be measurements … Continue reading

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The Seduction of Problem Solving

In my last blog post, I tried to differentiate problem solving and problem dissolving.  This post continues to explore the differences.  Problem solving is sweet, seductive and addictive.  People experience a high when they solve problems.  It’s exhilarating to have … Continue reading

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Consider the ant

I just returned from visiting Nigeria for a week and half and as is the case with most trips, I end up stumbling on a couple of object lessons that I find useful and applicable.  I’ll try to share a … Continue reading

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Do Your Homework

This is just a reminder to myself and the readers of my blog that it is critical to understand the originating domain and context under which new advice/principles/practices being applied to software development came from.  Taking ideas that sound great … Continue reading

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Reflections on Software Development

Over the next couple of days, weeks and most likely months I plan to dump my thoughts (hopefully not too random) on software development and delivery based on my software development management experience.

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