Month: March 2010

sudo aptivate-get-it

Some thoughts after getting the chance to lead a retrospective at Aptivate, a super non-profit doing IT for NGOs and other charities: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mastababa/ / CC BY 2.0 It can very hard to explain agile development to customers. Even if your immediate contact understands and accepts the notion of an optional-scope […]

Read More

Craftwerk

Paper Workers, 1934, oil on canvas by Douglass Crockwell. http://www.flickr.com/photos/nostri-imago/ / CC BY 2.0 Two thoughts on a talk on Software Craftsmanship by Corey Haines and Chris Parsons at the London Ruby User Group (LRUG): An important group was (probably) missing at LRUG: non-developers. You need to explain to and […]

Read More