Posts Tagged "requirements"

On Productivity

Sep 09 2014

Q. If it were even possible, how would you go about measuring the productivity / effectiveness of an engineering Dev team ?…

Spark the change – innovation governance

Jul 01 2014

We’ll be running a World Café event at the upcoming Spark The Change conference this week in London to explore the relationship…

Engineering Design

Apr 01 2014

I was kindly invited to speak at the recent LeanDayLondon event by Stuart Eccles of Made By Many. It was an opportunity…

Agile On The Beach: Session: How Are We Doing?

Aug 01 2012

I’ll be speaking at Agile On The Beach next week about managing customer requirements and expectations: How are we doing? Managing requirements…

Using Spikes

Nov 01 2011

The XP practice of ‘spiking’ has been around for a while but there isn’t a whole lot written about it. Why Spike?…

Mary Poppendieck at the Agile Business Conference

Oct 01 2007

Here are some notes I took during Mary Poppendieck‘s keynote speech at the Agile Business Conference. Mary compared Lean Product Development and Lean Software Development:…

Build quality in

Aug 01 2006

It’s worth being test-driven and working from the outside-in, starting with automated acceptance tests. And it’s worth getting done in the iteration,…

Satisfy today’s needs today. Worry about tomorrow’s needs tomorrow

Jun 01 2006

It’s not cost-effective to maintain tomorrow’s code today, when it’s surplus to today’s requirements. So, implement functionality only when you actually need…

Get comfy with emergence

May 01 2006

When employing agile software development it’s vital that everyone is comfortable with the reality that, over time, the requirements, the system and…

An ‘aeroplane in flight’ metaphor for agile tracking

Jan 01 2006

During development we want to constantly measure how much more work we have to do and how fast we are doing work so that we know where we’re at. Mike…