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Don’t break down user stories like a plonker

Lets suppose the product owner gives us a story something like this: I want to process incoming xml payloads with an encrypted block of elements contained within the unencrypted main body. And lets suppose when we look at what that … Continue reading

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Agile is for losers…

…real men embrace agility. The development world seems to be full of ‘Agile’ pretenders. If you were to object to my saying that ” there is no such thing as ‘Agile’ ” then I’m sorry to say that there’s a … Continue reading

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Story Points, Bugs & asking yourself “To What End?”

Some people like to invent complication. I’ve noticed this a lot when it comes to agile software development among teams that are following the fashion without really understanding what they are doing, or why they are doing it; and it … Continue reading

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