Category Archive for "Agile"

How to deliver actual outcomes

Mar 07 2017

We’re always looking for ways to deliver remarkable outcomes. To that end, we adopted Tom Gilb‘s Impact Estimation Tables during our product development…

3 things I learned about Agile

Jan 09 2017

As a non-technical person who has come into the world of software development, I want to raise what I see because we…

From big to small and back again – AgileByExample 2016

Sep 18 2016

Those lovely people at Agile By Example have taken the risk of inviting me to speak this year. I’ve been off the…

Continuous delivery with Heroku, SnapCI and Ratpack

Feb 09 2016

We’re continuously delivering features to a Ratpack application on Heroku via a SnapCI pipeline. So far so boring, but we’ve ended up doing a…

Business outcomes are smarter goals

Jan 22 2016

Setting a goal provides a focal point and helps with prioritisation and deflecting distractions. Have you set any new year resolutions? They’re goals. Promising…

Fiscally responsible innovation

Jul 04 2015

How long will it take and how much will it cost? “Who knows” is an honest answer, if slightly flippant. The reality…

Iteration reduces the cost of getting it right

Jul 03 2015

The cost of iteration  –  the cost of changing, tweaking, improving a process and then repeating it again and again  – significantly impacts…

Pair Programming Trails

Jun 19 2015

Pair Programming As A Workshop Yesterday I had the opportunity to pair programme for a few hours, something I don’t get to…

Just when you thought everyone had agreed

May 24 2015

Just when you thought everyone had agreed you encounter certain indicators that perhaps all is not right. Emotions profoundly affect all important…

Working effectively requires responsibility, commitment, and accountability

Mar 15 2015

Working effectively with others requires us to embrace and uphold the very essence of responsibility, commitment, and accountability. Consider the meanings of: “commitment”…

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