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Release Cadence: You’re Not Agile If You’re Not Shipping

- Ryan Cromwell
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I’ve spent the last 3 years exploring the in’s and out’s of different Agile frameworks and methodologies. I’ve worked with large commercial firms, government contractors, and small ISVs to adopt one set of Agile practices or another. In the beginning things are generally amaz...


Failing Builds Aren’t Your Problem

- Ryan Cromwell
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I remember building my first significant build system based on CruiseControl.net, nunit, Wix, and a LOT of pixie dust. Every failed build resulted in a friendly reminder that the team should “probably fix that.” I’d give them some time of course, but I was always the build jerk.


Time box: Get-Stuff-Done Tool for Risk Reduction, Focus, and Decision Making

- Ryan Cromwell
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Teams talk some good game when they sell Agile to their organizational leaders: real software in a few weeks, higher quality, and, if they’re really good, risk reduction.  “See, if we build these features early,” they say, “and people don’t like it, we’ve sav...

Tags: Behavior, Agility

Definition of Done Discovery

- Ryan Cromwell
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One of the important aspects of Scrum and the more fundamental concept incremental delivery is building Done software each iteration.  There are a lot of holes in that statement, but that makes sense; Scrum is full of holes… on purpose.  If you want answers rather than a framework b...


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