AGILE IN ACTION

Friday, December 12, 2008

Bro at XPDay

Posted by Simon Baker
Finally, we got along to XPDAY today, albeit only for a few hours. We went specifically to see my brother, Marc Baker, and Dan Jones from the Lean Enterprise Academy do their keynote. It was great to meet Dan and talk with him over lunch.
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Energized Christmas Pirating

Posted by Simon Baker
Tags: pirate, social
Last weekend our Christmas bash went off with a "Heave Ho, me hearteys". And that was from the Lock Keeper, over the tannoy, as we sailed free of the lock on the estuary in Ipswich. Srsly!
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Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Pomodoro-powered promiscuous pair-programming

Posted by Simon Baker
At Agile 2008, Gus attended a session about the Pomodoro Technique by Stefan Noteberg and has been using it since.
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Quality, relativism and a fetish

Posted by Simon Baker
Sooner or later the manager says:
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Saturday, November 29, 2008

Dan's Leaving Card

Posted by Simon Baker
Tags: avatar
If you're using avatars on planning boards, here's a great idea for the team to say kthxbai to someone who's leaving. It beats a boring leaving card signed by everyone in the office.
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The Energized Way

Posted by Simon Baker
Go live every week. Follow the money. Keep options open. Work with customers every day. Work in one place. Collaborate intensively. Talk face-to-face. Grow friendships. Create features iteratively. Code in pairs. Drive with tests. Fix defects immediately. Never compromise quality. See the whole. Fail fast; learn quickly. Have fun. Be remarkable.
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Friday, November 28, 2008

Team Mo

Posted by Simon Baker
Tags: movember, team

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Inside the Energy Lab I

Posted by Simon Baker
Before:
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Our new lab in Holborn London

Posted by Simon Baker
Tags: lab
Energized Work is now based at 17 Macklin Street, Holborn, London, WC2B 5NQ.
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The big boys have arrived

Posted by Simon Baker
Tags: lab
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